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PS1/Bergen School Library

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Introduction


The school is an Elementary school of 1,100 students located in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn. The school’s new library is the outcome of a partnership between a non-profit organization and the New York City Department of Education. The project is part of the Library Initiative program, which seeks to improve student reading and literacy skills by transforming elementary school libraries into vibrant learning centers and helping students, teachers, and parents take full advantage of these resources. The architeect has designed the library to communicate strong, positive messages about the importance of reading and literacy, and stimulate exploration and learning, to be visually compelling and appealing to children.





Citation Award 2005

New York
New York
UNITED STATES

Type:
Elementary

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