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furniture

Furniture coming to the Zero Noise / Friends of the Library room

  Great care went into choosing furniture for the Webster Transformation, but special attention was paid to the furniture for the Friends of the Library Room (outlined in green above) because of its very nature. The Friends of the Library Room… Continue Reading →

A glimpse at the furniture coming to the Collaboration Space

The Collaboration Space is located around the main Atrium on LB3 East. Only the Collaboration Space on the East side is currently being renovated as indicated by the orange rectangle below. It will include 3 fully-equipped Group Study Rooms and… Continue Reading →

Moving our collections

Prisma was awarded the contract to install the new black frames for the shelving on LB3 East. Most of the installation was done during the Construction Holiday to facilitate their work. Should everything go according to plan, books in the… Continue Reading →

Update on the furniture consultation process

Thank you to those of you who tried out sample furniture for the new Webster Library in October and November of last year.  These furniture consultations were a very important component of the Webster Library Transformation project and input received… Continue Reading →

Furniture selection for durability and comfort

You wrote: Having worked in furniture design, I feel I should caution you on what I’ve seen so far.  Be careful choosing modern furniture with little padding.  The padding won’t be durable and you will find your wasting your money. … Continue Reading →

Furniture suppliers and prices

You wrote: To help us choose, can you also give a list of prices corresponding to each furniture item number, and the company names that provide the furniture? The furniture consultation process was not intended to identify specifically which furniture… Continue Reading →

What’s happening with the old furniture?

You wrote: I was just wondering what you would be doing with the old library furniture if the library will be renovated (as part of the Webster Library Transformation Project)? The University’s Facilities department is currently working on finding new… Continue Reading →

Laptop locks and bookshelves

You wrote: “I hope that any new furniture will include the possibility of locking our laptops with a cable.  We need a place to pass the cable that is secure. Also a shelf for books would be useful.” Thank you for… Continue Reading →

Furniture consultations

Please join us to help select furniture and and the layout for the new study spaces. We are holding furniture consultations on LB3 in the Webster Library from October 27 to November 14. Come try out new furniture and tell… Continue Reading →

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