Southwark opens new Grove Vale Library
The new Grove Vale Library is almost twice as big as its former site, good news for the oversubscribed children’s story-times and rhyme-time sessions.
14/01/2019
The library as a public space
An underground library in Sydney's Green Square public plaza has opened, described as a 'space-making not space-taking' design project.
03/01/2019
Oodi library opens in Helsinki
Helsinki Central Library, known as Oodi, opened to the public on 5 December at 8 am, a day before Finland’s 101st birthday.
05/12/2018
Calgary's new Central Library
Calgary Public Library officially opened its doors to the highly anticipated new Central Library, representing a momentous occasion for the city of Calgary.
05/11/2018
Treehouse or amphitheatre?
Two recent projects carried out by BookSpace illustrate how good library design encourages primary school pupils to read, in spaces both large and small.
22/10/2018
Christchurch central library opens
Tūranga, Christchurch New Zealand’s new central library, has opened its doors: a landmark building and a ‘game changer’ for the city.
15/10/2018
Taiwan’s impressive libraries
The winning design for the new southern branch of the Taiwan National Library has been announced. Taiwan News looks at Taiwan’s other top libraries.
01/10/2018
Modernising library spaces
Some recent news posts illustrate how library services are meeting budget challenges to focus on libraries’ wider community function as ‘universal spaces’.
17/09/2018