See how the Sioux Center Middle and High School library went from “dull, monotone time warp” to vibrant, 21st century learning center. The new multi-functional space features a variety of table and seating options and has become a popular hangout for students.
Imagine a school library with more of an “abandoned warehouse” feel to it than a welcoming space. This was the case for Brooklyn Arbor Elementary School before partnering with Demco.“Books were EVERYWHERE in the old library,” says Chris Albarran, Librarian of Brooklyn Arbor Elementary School. “It was like a book warehouse.”Through Demco’s collaborative design process, […]
Madison College is undergoing a campus-wide building project incorporating design trends for higher education spaces, the most visible of which is providing students a more integrated academic and social experience. The main campus building, now named the Gateway Building, features a welcoming entrance with a state-of-the-art 3-story atrium filling the area with natural light. The library has been relocated to this prominent […]
The renewed Hawthorne Elementary School Library has quickly become a treasured resource for the school — and it’s community.The library now features generous space and an abundance of natural light. Space flow has been enhanced and zoned to accommodate pre-k to 5th grade students.Some of the improvements include:Moving computers to a tidier, more visible spaceReplacing […]
After nearly 50 years using the same furnishings with the same drab colors and the same clunky properties Lincoln Elementary School was fortunate enough to get a completely redesigned library with furnishings that meet the ever-changing needs of today’s libraries!Before their renovation in 2013, this library donned accordion-style movable walls that could create 3 rooms, none […]
The goal of the Washington Elementary School library remodel was to create a literary “hub” that is inspiring, playful and student centered. A spacious feel was desired while improving space utilization and layout yet maintaining the entire collection. Demco played an integral role in taking this vision to reality. Our exclusive ColorScape® line of furnishings […]
The vision for the Lincoln Elementary School Library was for it to be a bright, inviting learning environment that would accommodate multiple teaching spaces — and be appealing to the various age groups. They also needed a flexible space that lent itself to easy mobility.It took more than two years for the vision of this renovation […]
The Dapplegray Elementary School Literacy Center refreshed its space with colorful, dynamic furnishings that stimulate young minds and encourage team learning. After moving six times in 11 years the library has finally found its permanent home in what used to be the old wood shop room. The light maple finishes of Demco’s ColorScape® shelving and […]
In April 2009, Jennings County Public Library began an organizational study with the help of Library Consultant Kimberly Bolan Cullin in an attempt to prepare their facility to meet the changing needs of their community.
When the design professionals at Architectural Resources, Inc in Minnesota began their search for more contemporary library shelving and furniture for the St. Louis County School District, an Internet search brought them to the Demco interior services website. Pleased with the more European influenced products, they began planning several areas of the South Ridge School […]
Working with Lehner Designs, Demco helped create a beautiful library and media center for the Clark Pleasant Middle School Library. The client was looking for a more contemporary aesthetic for this space and the TotaLibra system met those needs. TotaLibra shelving, end panels and T-leg tables provide a clean European look for this middle school […]
The San Diego County Library (SDCL) has faced dire budget cuts over the past few years — nearly 30% — but through hard work and strategic budget allocation they overcame adversity. Ramona Public Library, along with the 32 other SDCL branches, collectively tripled their circulation from 4.1 million in 2008 to 12.4 million in 2012, […]
Demco worked with KKE Architects to develop the shelving specifications for the St. Michael Branch Library of the Great River Regional Public Library System in Minnesota. Maple veneer end panels embedded with aluminum slatwall reveals complement both the Demco Steel shelving and clean lines of the building’s architecture. The addition of the slatwall reveals provides valuable […]
Waupun Wisconsin is a small community of just over 11,000 residents and 3,400 households. It is located two miles from The Horicon Marsh, the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the United States. The marsh is a critical rest stop for thousands of migrating ducks and Canada geese, earning Waupun the title of “Wild Goose Center of […]
Located in the heart of downtown Stamford, CT, the Ferguson Public Library has been a popular destination and an essential resource for its diverse population. To better serve the community, the library underwent a complete interior renovation with a focus on upgrading Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and improving the function of the existing space. Since […]
The Penn Yan Academy Library Media Center strives to provide learning experiences that improve students’ abilities to effectively interact with information in a variety of formats. Because ease of access to all resources was important in this media center, careful consideration was taken in the product selection and spacial planning. Resources available for students and […]