2020 Library Design Showcase

Library Learning Center at Texas Southern University in Houston. (Photo:
 Kayla Hartzog)

The Library Design Showcase is American Libraries’ annual celebration of new and renovated libraries. These shining examples of architectural innovation—completed before the COVID-19 pandemic—address user needs in unique, interesting, and effective ways. As with past showcases, renovations and expansions dominate submissions, as communities find novel ways to conserve and honor existing spaces while moving them into the 21st century….

American Libraries feature, Sept./Oct.