Polk-Wisdom Branch Library | 7151 Library Lane | Dallas, Texas 75232
This new 16,800 SF library will open on April 13, 2013.
The goal for this building is Gold LEED Certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) which includes energy efficient lighting, ground source heat pump system for heating and cooling, water efficient landscaping, excellent in-door air quality (by the use of environmentally friendly materials) and the use of local building materials.
- 61 parking spaces
- Public meeting space seating 98 with kitchenette and restrooms that can accessed after-hours.
- Classroom space that can be divided, seating 48.
- 2 mobile study room spaces that can seat 4 with a table or be used for storytime.
- Houses a collection of up to 45,000 volumes of books and media.
- Separate service areas for adults, teens, and children.
- Computer workstations for public use.
- Free wireless access.
- Drive-up access for book and media returns.
Architect: Hidell Architects
Public Works: Martha Welch