Certifications & Awards
- LEED-EBOM 1 Certified
- Sustainability Consultant: Kane Consulting
- Architect: Boni-Maddison Architects
Located in the heart of Edgemont Village, the recently renovated Capilano Branch Library is a cornerstone of its community. The LEED-EB: O&M certified building has new design features including a reading area, an enhanced children’s section on the main floor, a new Teen area on the second floor, a quiet study room, automated check-outs, public computer terminals, plus a great selection of books, music, movies and much more.
The library has established a Green Cleaning Policy to reduce the exposure of building visitors and staff to potentially hazardous chemical, biological and particulate contaminants. A sustainable purchasing policy was created to reduce the environmental impacts of materials acquired for use in the operations, maintenance, and upgrades of the building.