Tag: Northfield Public Library

  • Daylighting at the Library

    I didn’t know there was a term for this, but apparently I’ve been thinking about daylighting at the corner of Washington and 3rd Streets and at the bottom of the hill at Division and 3rd Streets right by the Northfield Public Library for many years. Here’s a little video from Streetfilms explaining “daylighting.” Daylighting: Make Your […]

  • Libraries as “landmarks, booksmarks, and people-marks”

      The New Republic has a rather lyrical review of library form and function: The Revolution at your Community Library.  Focusing on the architecture of community libraries, Sarah  Williams Goldhagen presents examples of “a new building type with a deceptively familiar name.”  In so doing, she also elegantly captures the evolution in libraries from a civic […]