California Library to Open Next Month

13 January 2011 (Last Updated January 13th, 2011 18:30)

The new $12m library building in California, US will open next month, due to construction delays. The 1,998m² library will include a fireplace, a poet's patio, garden areas, computer labs, rooms with audiovisual equipment and study rooms for adults and children. The fa

The new $12m library building in California, US will open next month, due to construction delays.

The 1,998m² library will include a fireplace, a poet's patio, garden areas, computer labs, rooms with audiovisual equipment and study rooms for adults and children.

The facility will feature solar panels and energy-efficient lighting, windows and electronics.

The building is also expected to achieve LEED Gold certification from the US Green Building Council for its sustainable design.