Libraries are spaces for quiet reading and study but are also gathering places for story time and team collaboration. Layered lighting with varied intensity and distribution is the key to addressing these multiple uses: soft, glare-free ambient illumination, higher intensity task lighting, and asymmetric distribution to highlight the stacks. Incorporate user-friendly integrated controls with library lights for greater versatility in enhancing the multi-function nature of this space.
School libraries are high-profile spaces that serve many functions. The physical environment should foster learning and reflection within a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere. Library light levels should be varied, which can be accomplished by incorporating multiple luminaire styles, and functionality can be further enhanced with simple-to-use controls.
Solutions featuring our library lighting fixtures and controls include:
Since libraries are most often quiet spaces for individual reading and study, lighting should be comfortable. Include glare-free ambient ceiling lighting but also individual task lighting, such as downlights. Illuminate the stacks with targeted asymmetric lighting. Include user-friendly controls to get the most out of this layered lighting design.