South Mt. Library

South Mt. Community College

Phoenix, AZ

This library, opened in September 2011, combines the functions of a modern public library with the components of a state of the art central campus library. The library includes a 200 seat multifunctional community meeting room, conference and multimedia center, teen space, high tech classrooms, computer center, quiet and interaction rooms, Wi-Fi, study rooms, 131 public computers with Internet access, patio spaces and a new collection of newspapers and magazines, books, DVDs and CDs. A children’s library and story-time room are organized below the academic story telling institution with vertical connection to the exterior courtyard dedicated to the children’s use. MCH provided full-scope acoustical consulting services on this facility jointly operated by Phoenix Public Library and South Mountain Community College.

  • 200-seat multifunctional conference room

  • $24M 

  • 50,000sf

Architect: Richard + Bauer

Opened: September 2011