Elements of a  Learning Commons Chelmsford HS Library Chelmsford, MA
Chelmsford HS in Chelmsford MA outside of Boston.
The Learning Commons  at Chelmsford HS
The large space is divided into labeled instructional areas, Area #1, Area # 2, etc.
Each space can be scheduled.
We particularly liked the soft seating.
The ottomans and armless easy chairs made a variety of arrangements easy.
And the students LOVE it!
The flooring, a combination of stone, carpet and tile, was used to delineate different areas of the library.
Yes, it IS a café right in the library!
Complete with a counter and  . . .
. . . and banquettes!
Flexibility was figure prominently when furniture was ordered. Most of the tables have wheels. .
The commons hosts a variety of  events and activities.
And  a variety of instructional formats.
Bold signage helps students navigate the large facility and
communicates expectations.
 
 
The Library Learning Commons . . .  the design of the future?
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Elements of a Learning Commons

  1. 1. Elements of a Learning Commons Chelmsford HS Library Chelmsford, MA
  2. 2. Chelmsford HS in Chelmsford MA outside of Boston.
  3. 3. The Learning Commons at Chelmsford HS
  4. 4. The large space is divided into labeled instructional areas, Area #1, Area # 2, etc.
  5. 5. Each space can be scheduled.
  6. 6. We particularly liked the soft seating.
  7. 7. The ottomans and armless easy chairs made a variety of arrangements easy.
  8. 8. And the students LOVE it!
  9. 9. The flooring, a combination of stone, carpet and tile, was used to delineate different areas of the library.
  10. 10. Yes, it IS a café right in the library!
  11. 11. Complete with a counter and . . .
  12. 12. . . . and banquettes!
  13. 13. Flexibility was figure prominently when furniture was ordered. Most of the tables have wheels. .
  14. 14. The commons hosts a variety of events and activities.
  15. 15. And a variety of instructional formats.
  16. 16. Bold signage helps students navigate the large facility and
  17. 17. communicates expectations.
  18. 20. The Library Learning Commons . . . the design of the future?
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