September 14, 2009
Is It a Library? A Student Center? The Athenaeum Opens at Goucher College
Joey Pulone for The Chronicle
Today's academic-library buildings, more than any other campus structures, have to be all things to all people—places where social and intellectual pursuits collide, places that serve the community and the individual simultaneously. Dig into a book. Get a latte. Collaborate on a project. Nap during a study session. College libraries are a destination for those activities and more.
Now at Goucher College, much more.
Any new library building will have hissing espresso