Libraries and Learning Resource Centres
A library is a special place – a calm retreat, a hub of research and a centre for interactive learning. It’s the academic heart of every educational establishment.
Today, school, college and university libraries and learning resource centres (LRC’s) have become multi-functional spaces, not only housing extensive book-based and electronic learning resources, but offering a range of spaces for independent research, collaborative study and socialising.
Library design tailored to suit your needs
Innova recognises that library design can be inspirational as well as functional – stimulating as well as practical. We specialise in creating innovative spaces that reflect your educational ethos, resonate with your users and serve their varying needs. We can transform a new or existing library space into a flexible, multi-functional resource centre, or learning commons, designed to support individual learning and collaborative work as well as being a hub for multi-media activity.
Flexible library layouts
Our designs extend the traditional concept of a library to incorporate a series of ‘zones’ that address a variety of needs. Reading zones provide comfortable seating in tranquil surroundings, while ergonomically designed chairs and desks offer optimum conditions for uninterrupted study. Designated ICT areas and resource centres, reference sections and cyber cafe zones all deliver purpose-built spaces for work, collaboration and social interaction. As library furniture suppliers, our commitment to accessibility means that all students can be accommodated in a setting that’s warm, welcoming and inclusive.
Library furniture designed to optimise your space
Innova can supply library furniture to suit every configuration including workstations with seating and bespoke units, versatile storage solutions and display areas to demonstrate students’ awards and achievements. We can also provide a fully managed turnkey solution that encompasses every element of design and installation to ensure the timely and expert completion of what is usually a flagship project.
Innova delivers both new build and library refurbishments including :
- Vibrant, contemporary designs that are practical and visually appealing
- Intelligent storage solutions that make the best use of available space
- Multi-functional zones with room to study, read, collaborate and socialise
A practical, stylishly designed library space not only provides students with an inspirational learning resource, it showcases the values and vision of the educational establishment it represents.
To discover more about creating the library or LRC your staff and students deserve, call us on 0161 477 5300 or complete the form below: