Roanoke County (Va.) Public Library System, South County Library
Service Flexibility: The South County Library doubles as a community cultural center, with more than 12,000 square feet dedicated to meeting rooms, a 200-seat auditorium, café, bookstore, and special young adult room, all of which are accessible outside of normal library hours. The library offers drive-up services, community reading gardens for children and adults, and access to pedestrian and bicycle paths.
Architect: HBM | Architects
Size: 54,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $18 million
Photo: David Hungate, Dominion Images Photography