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Addlestone Library Quick Facts

Welcome to the Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library. The facilities in this building include the main College of Charleston Library, Center for Student Learning, Computer Lab, Café, and Garden.

Cost of the Building
$30 Million
Site Previously Bishop England (now on Daniel Island)
Size of Building 140,000 sq. feet - roughly the size of 3 football fields
Book Capacity 1 million volumes
Seating 1,400 seats
Group Study Rooms 16
Classrooms/Meeting Rooms 4
Computers 260
Garden (Rivers Green) Contains tables and chairs - same size as Cistern
Bell Tower Donated by Pi Kappa Phi fraternity celebrating their 100th year
Floors Cork, terrazzo and carpet
Leather Chairs Hickory Leather
Wireless Inside and outside building
Compact Shelving 25% of the collection
Java City Café Managed by campus food service
Cable 326,000 feet of cable - about 61 miles
Outlets Approximately 1,752 voice and data outlets