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ABOUT THE LIBRARY

Factsheet

Contractor:  Hayden Building Corp.

Architect:  Richard + Bauer

Square footage:  51,605 gross sq. feet

Total cost to construct:  $16,000,000

            -Built to a LEED Silver Standard

Time to construct:  18 months

            -Jan 2010- July 2011

            -Opening day: Aug. 16th, 2011

            -Grand opening:  Sept. 24th, 2011

                     

SMCL was built using:

*38,000 square feet of copper (76,000 lbs.)

*2,850 cubic yards of concrete

*150,000 pounds of reinforcing steel

*2,000 tons of aggregate materials

*665,000 tons of steel

*35,721 square feet of glass

*58,000 square feet of cedar walls and ceilings.

SMCL's collection size is approximately 90,000 items (Public Library owned: 60,000; College owned: 30,000).