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Memphis/Shelby County Public Library and Information Center , Memphis, TN Memphis/Shelby County Public Library and Information Center , Memphis, TN Memphis/Shelby County Public Library and Information Center , Memphis, TN Memphis/Shelby County Public Library and Information Center , Memphis, TN
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Memphis/Shelby County Public Library and Information Center

Memphis, TN

Envisioned as an “information town hall” rather than a traditional depository for books and archives, the Memphis/Shelby County Library is designed to function as a public Internet café, gathering place, and community center. Open floor plans accommodate changing technologies and provide maximum efficiency for future needs. Collections, reading rooms and services with the highest traffic are located on the first floor; research-oriented functions and archives are located on upper floors.   

Awards

Buildings New Construction Awards

  • Winner - Public/Government Category

National Commercial Builders Council Awards of Excellence

  • Grand Award

Building Better Communities Awards

  • Finalist

Gale Cengage Beautiful Library Competition

  • Best in Show

Publications

Buildings

Architectural Record

American Libraries

At Home

Southern Women

Tennessee Construction Review

Commercial Builder

Indian Design & Interiors

Heart of the Community: The Libraries We Love

Architects | Designers | Planners
Memphis
50 South B.B. King Blvd.
Suite 600
Memphis, TN 38103
901.521.1440
Baton Rouge
1680 Lobdell Avenue
Suite E
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
225.928.4905
Celebration
AR91636
671 Front St., Suite 220
Celebration, FL 34747
407.566.2575
Dallas
150 Turtle Creek Boulevard
Suite 104D
Dallas, TX 75207
214.389.3816
Little Rock
319 President Clinton Ave.
Suite 201
Little Rock, AR 72201
501.246.3950
New Orleans
643 Magazine Street
Suite 102
New Orleans, LA 70130
504.558.1885
Princeton
217 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08542
609.683.3600
Philadelphia
Public Ledger Building
Suite 756
150 S. Independence Mall W.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
267.804.7040