Now that’s a library, check out the new and improved James Branch Cabell Library

It’s an impressive beautiful building.

You can take the full tour here.

A few facts to ponder:

  • Adds 93,000 square feet of new construction and 63,000 square feet of improvements to the existing Monroe Park Campus library
  • Redesigned Starbucks and enlarged to 3,400 square feet
  • 90 percent of the new library’s square footage is for study space and student use, not for offices or housing books
  • The library hosts 2 million visitors each year
  • 1,500 seats were added doubling the number of sitting spots

Image: VCU

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Richard Hayes

When Richard isn’t rounding up neighborhood news, he’s likely watching soccer or chasing down the latest and greatest craft beer.

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