Feasibility Study + Design
The 42,000-s.f. Smoky Hill Library is the “living room” for the community. The two-story building fits comfortably into the residential neighborhood with its warm, oversized block exterior and pitched roof. The skylit courtyard includes a burbling fountain, comfortable furniture, coffee shop and Internet café.
The second-floor screened-in porch invites patrons to sit in the rocking chairs and enjoy the view from Longs Peak to Pikes Peak while reading a book or visiting with friends. The traditional library services—from children and young adult to adult fiction and reference—are provided in addition to the latest in technology and Internet access. A blending of high tech and high touch gives the library its welcoming, "stay-for-awhile" atmosphere.