Oak Hill library set to open Jan. 2011 in West Newton
lighted many of its stateof-the-art features.
Heid said the library, which will be located at 6190 Highway 212 next to the fire station, was designed with three guiding principles: it had to meet the specific needs of citizens in the western part of the county, it had to be an exciting and inviting place, and it had to be energy efficient, long-lasting and practical to operate.
The citizens who participated in library focus groups placed an emphasis on having: the latest books and DVD movies and the newest in computer technology, energy efficiency and natural lighting and lounge space and technology resources for children, teens and adults.
All of those features will be part of the library, including a specific enclosed, soundproof teen area, a soundproofed quiet room, lounge chairs, study