Parachute Branch Library

Renovation & Addition

The Parachute Branch Library renovation and expansion is one of two projects recently completed for the Garfield County Library District. A 5,000-s.f. expansion combined with extensive renovation of the existing 5,000-s.f. library allowed growth in collections, significant increase to public computing and workspace, a new community room and staff improvements. A “Western crafts” character was used to knit all spaces and exteriors together into a seamless whole. Featured are a highly interactive children’s area, cozy fireplace niche and solar PV roof panels.

Project at a Glance

Location

Parachute, Colorado

Client

Garfield County Library District

Budget

$1.9 Million

Size

  • Addition: 5,000 s.f.
  • Renovation: 5,000 s.f.

Completion

2010

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