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Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library (Burrillville)

October 2007

View the architect's rendering of the completed library.

Completed exterior (click on pictures for larger images)
building front river view
Main entrance
A sweeping driveway with parking curves past the front of the building. the main entrance is on the right beetween the two trucks. See initial construction of this area and the completed version.
Children's library
The exterior has been completed. The children's library will occupy the second floor; the picture window juts out from the center of building over the walkway. The clocktower is visible in the back left. See the early framing of the library.
main floor, unfinished reference desk
Main adult stack area
The main room of the first floor houses adult fiction and non-fiction, with a large picture window looking out towards East Avenue and the river. A meeting room occupies the far left corner. The ceiling is exposed wood, with fans. View the completed stack area.
Reference area
The reference area is to the right (river side) of the main stack area, with a reference office and periodical storage behind. Carpeting will be added to both the stack and reference areas. See the reference foundation.
building from river browsing area
Steel structure, river view
A view of the completed building from East Avenue. The river walkway will provide outdoor seating and program areas. See the steel framework.
Reading area
The adult reading and browsing area occupies the middle part of the building, with lots of natural light and views of the river and river walkway.

More pictures: Current | February 2007 | January 2007 | April 2006

For current progress, see the Jesse M. Smith Library Construction Blog or the Clerk of the Works weekly Site Reports.