The shortlist for the 2013 School Library Design Award has now been announced:
The six finalists (in no particular order) are:
Read the full press release about the announcement here:
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The Library Design Awards are the SLA's prestigious annual honours to recognize school libraries that show innovation, creativity and resourcefulness in their library design.
The winner of the 2012 Award announced on 1 October is:
The school library, known as "The Hub" was praised by the judges for giving students "ownership of their own space and their own place. Funky furnishings, a bold colour scheme, creative space planning, natural and artificial lighting, effective acoustics and ever changing, motivating signage and graphics make The Hub a destination like no other."
The other finalists in contention for the Award were:
View some voxpop videos from the finalists on YouTube.
To find out more about the SLA Library Design Awards, explore these pages: