McDowell Mountain Ranch Arabian Library
The newly expanded McDowell Mountain Ranch Arabian Library is located in McDowell Mountain Ranch at 10215 E. McDowell Mountain Road in Scottsdale. The McDowell Mountain Ranch Arabian Library is nestled at the foot of the McDowell Mountains. This eco-friendly library will serve as a community gathering space for a host of programming for children, teens, adults and seniors. It features over 20,000 square feet of space that includes over 100,000 library materials, 41 computers and a lab, and wireless internet. It has a comfortable seating area so you can sit and read at your leisure.
The McDowell Mountain Ranch Arabian Library is a welcome and unmistakable part of the McDowell Mountain Ranch community. Since its opening in 2007, the library has emphasized its position as a multi-use facility by offering public meeting rooms, computer access terminals, a larger children’s area, group study rooms and a space for teens.
As opposed to the general recognition that most libraries are dusty old structures loaded with dated materials, the McDowell Mountain Ranch Arabian Library offers a breath of fresh air and the notion that Library's do not have to be stuffy and uptight. Their sprawling 20,000 square feet of space and more than 75,000 volumes to search through, you are sure to discover new discharges and some more classical or older material. On the off chance that you can't find what you're searching for in this library, an employee will be happy to aid in attempting to get the book from a different library in to the Scottsdale network for you.
The McDowell Mountain Ranch Arabian Library is an eco-friendly building that is designed to merit a LEED Gold rating with the US Green Building Council. It was built from re-cycled materials, has only low-emitting sealants and adhesives. It uses less than half the water of a similar sized building and there are numerous low windows that provide natural light and reduces the need for electricity. This library is a state-of-the-art facility located in the heart of McDowell Mountain Ranch. This “green” building is in the serene desert with relaxing views, the perfect setting for quietly reading a good book.