Libraries


Greenfield Public Library, Front Entry View Rendering

Greenfield Public Library

The new Greenfield Public Library responds to the community’s desire for an improved and expanded library in a downtown location by constructing the new library adjacent to the existing library. The two-story plan will create a new children’s library with

East Forest Park Library, Rendering

East Forest Park Library

Springfield, Massachusetts The new East Forest Park Branch Library replaces a small and outdated library located in a leased space within a shopping plaza. The new branch library provides new community services including a sizable chidren's room, a dedicated teen

Erving Public Library, Rendering

Erving Public Library

Erving, Massachusetts The new Erving Public Library will replace the current one-room library with a state-of-the-art new building, featuring a dedicated children’s room meeting rooms and adult study areas. The new building has been design to respect the architectural heritage

Townsend Public Library and Senior Center

Townsend Public Library & Senior Center

Townsend, Massachusetts The Townsend Public Library and Senior Center creates a “town village,” comprised of a library, a meeting facility, and a senior center. A portico-like corridor links the library and senior center to a shared meeting facility. A large


Sunderland Public Library, Exterior view

Sunderland Public Library

Sunderland, Massachusetts The new Sunderland Public Library is adjacent to the Town Offices and the Town Recreation Fields. Planned for ease of use and efficient operations by staff, the new library provides a separate children’s room, meeting room, and reading


South Hadley Public Library

South Hadley Public Library

South Hadley, Massachusetts The new South Hadley Public Library sits on a bluff above the dam on the Connecticut River on a former abandoned industrial site. The first floor of the two-story library provides children’s services, new book browsing and


Sixteen Acres Library, Entrance

Sixteen Acres Library

Springfield, Massachusetts The Sixteen Acres Library is the busiest branch library in Springfield, Massachusetts. An addition in front of the original 1960’s building creates a new entrance, children’s department, and meeting rooms. The children’s room features a tree motif with


Shute Memorial Library, Interior view

Shute Memorial Library

Everett, Massachusetts Renovations and addition to the historic Shute Memorial Library (1899) include significant improvements to the existing interior and a new wing. Additionally, the library now has an accessible street-level entrance, an elevator and central stairwell, new reading areas,


Pelham Library and Public Safety Building

Pelham Library & Public Safety Building

Pelham, Massachusetts Johnson Roberts Associates provided full architectural services to create combined library, police, and fire station for the Town of Pelham. Situated on a steeply sloped site, the Pelham Library and Public Safety building provides 7,500 square feet of


Pearle L. Crawford Memorial Library

Pearle L. Crawford Memorial Library

Dudley, Massachusetts The new Pearle L. Crawford Memorial Library replaces the original library on a new site in downtown Dudley. The new library greatly expands the collections and seating capacity. Additionally, the space provides new story time and craft spaces


Northborough Free Public Library

Northborough, Massachusetts The historic Northborough Free Public Library is an early 1900s granite Richardsonian building. Johnson Roberts Associates renovated and restored the original building and added a new section within a challengingly tight linear site. The addition, which more than


Mason Library, Interior view

Mason Library

Great Barrington, Massachusetts Johnson Roberts Associates worked design through construction on the addition, restoration, and renovation of the historic Mason Library. The addition provides a new elevator and room for a new children’s department. Additionally, considerable sitework improves access at


Mashpee Library, Front Entrance, Exterior view

Mashpee Public Library

Mashpee, Massachusetts The new Mashpee Public Library replaces the existing library on a site in Mashpee Commons. This project received LEED Silver certification. The building’s green features include a chilled-beam mechanical system, an extensive rooftop 20 KWH Photovoltaic system, low


Lunenburg Public Library

Lunenburg Public Library

Lunenburg, Massachusetts A central reading hall for adults anchors the design of the Lunenburg Public Library. Areas around the central hall include browsing, reference, and periodicals area. The children’s department features a sun, moon, and stars motif—inspired by the book


Lithgow Public Library

Lithgow Public Library

Augusta, Maine Additions and renovations to the Lithgow Public Library modernize services and more than triple the size of the old library. The expansion respects the original building—part of the National Register of Historic Places—while establishing a modern library with


Leverett Public Library

Leverett Public Library

Leverett, Massachusetts The design for the new Leverett Public Library fits into the rural character of its setting. Using a concept of “big house, little house, back house, barn,” the building relates to surrounding farm structures. The interior includes a


John Curtis Free Library

John Curtis Free Library

Hanover, Massachusetts The renovations to the John Curtis Free Library restore the original historic library, and a new two-level addition expands the library to 19,000 square feet. Updates to the library included a new handicapped-accessible main entrance in the rear


Haston Free Public Library

North Brookfield, Massachusetts The addition and renovations to the historic 1890 Haston Free Public Library restore the original library and provide much-needed extra space for expanded library services. Located on a tight site with limited room for expansion, the Haston


Granby Public Library

Granby, Massachusetts The Granby Public Library is a new building on a new site, close to the Granby Town Common. The new building houses a new children’s library, teen room, meeting spaces and greatly expanded adults collections and reading rooms.


Gale Memorial Library

Laconia, New Hampshire The addition and renovation to the Gale Memorial Library has restored the original 1888 granite building and created a new addition providing handicapped access, meeting rooms, and expanded book capacity. The addition, which doubled the size of


Concord Fowler Library, Exterior view

Concord Fowler Branch Library

Concord, Massachusetts The Concord Fowler Branch Library addition and renovation created a new children’s department and meeting room and restored the original historic library, including the cupola and skylight. Archival storage was created and designed to accommodate the Library’s historic


Effingham Public Library, Children's Room

Effingham Public Library

Effingham, Illinois The Effingham Public Library, replacing the Helen Matthes Library, has relocated to a former bank building. Johnson Roberts Associates converted 27,000 square feet of interior office space into a modern library facility—complete with circulation, reading, book stacks, work,