Beltsville, MD, October 2014 – Renovations are now complete at the Beltsville Branch Library, part of the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System. The design team was led by Gant Brunnett Architects.
Customers will be pleased to see the new finishes and reconfigured spaces at the Beltsville Library. Upon entering, they will find that the large meeting room and stage are renovated and a public kitchenette has been added to the space. The service desk has been
replaced and relocated for more centralized access. The bookstore has been combined with an open, airy and colorful WiFi café adjacent to a large, private conference room. Several custom WiFi stations and thirty five personal access computer stations have been provided. Six private study rooms and a large quiet room have been added. The existing fairy tale theme at the Children’s Area has been expanded to include child-sized computer stations and a castle motif along with an interactive bridge to encourage fun and exploration.
About The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System
Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) provides materials and information for study and personal enrichment. PGCMLS offers strategies for lifelong learning through access to varied media and professional guidance by our staff. PGCMLS focuses all resources on the needs of our customers. The 19 branches of the Library System circulated more than 5 million items with nearly 3 million visitations last fiscal year. The Library’s core programs include providing access to both print and electronic resources, improving children’s early literacy, and acting as a community meeting place.
About Gant Brunnett Architects
Gant Brunnett Architects performs architectural design services for a variety of institutional and commercial clients. Recent projects include the Ludlum Hall Administration Building at Anne Arundel Community College, the Cambridge City Hall, the Lillie Carroll Jackson Museum, the Parlett Moore Library at Coppin State University, the Southern Branch Library in Calvert County, Fallsway Housing & Resource Center in Baltimore City, Gabrielson Lab Renovation & Expansion for USGS and the Glenarden and Fairmount Heights Libraries for the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System.