Libraries

Celebrating this Crucial Community Resource

DesignGroup has been a leading voice in library innovation for more than 30 years. Libraries serve as vital centers of learning, sharing, workforce development, and much more. We’ll help you create a space that’s irresistible to patrons of all ages, now and for decades to come. 

Libraries

Celebrating this Crucial Community Resource

DesignGroup has been a leading voice in library innovation for more than 30 years. Libraries serve as vital centers of learning, sharing, workforce development, and much more. We’ll help you create a space that’s irresistible to patrons of all ages, now and for decades to come. 

Passionate About Library Patrons
100+
libraries planned and designed
2019
Bronze Award // Building Design + Construction Reconstruction Awards
2018
AIA Columbus Merit Award
30+
year relationship with multiple library systems

Libraries today are high-energy places where guests of all types gather to learn, socialize, and connect. We’ve designed more than 100 libraries around the country, delivering dynamic, flexible spaces that give librarians a blank canvas for their programmatic creativity. 

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From Master Planning to Occupancy
We draw on our decades of experience to bring your vision to life. And at any scale, from a modest addition to a destination new build. Your new library will provide decades of possibilities.
  • Public Institutions
  • Academic Libraries
  • Children, Teen, and Adult Areas
  • Community Event Space
  • Multi-purpose Space
  • Café
  • Library Renovations
  • Makerspace
  • Technology Hubs
Why Choose DesignGroup

New or expanded library projects are a very rare opportunity to inspire patrons and strengthen your role in the community. DesignGroup is uniquely qualified to bring your vision to life. 

Respected

nationally as a leader in library vision and execution.

Creative

in conceptualization and final design.
 

Inclusive

of all community input and points of view.

Responsible

in our adherence to budgets.

Meet the DesignGroup Libraries Team
Whether we’re designing a library for a small local system or a major university, our team brings decades of experience to every project. We are innovators in library master planning and architecture.
Featured Project:
Hilliard Branch
Featured Project:
Clark Family Library
Check out our thought leadership on:
The Top 5 Things Your Architect Wants to Know

A recent survey of architects concluded five key topics that are essential for project success, from budget transparency to decision-making chain of command. DesignGroup Project Architect Alicia Radcliff summarizes the big ideas you’ll encounter in any education project. 

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Let’s Discuss Your Needs
It’s important to work with a partner that knows your field inside and out. DesignGroup has a special passion for libraries and all they do for their communities. When you’re ready to explore additions, renovations, or a new build, we are ready to create something your patrons and staff will love.