Dailey News

Building Beyond the Book

The new Novi Public Library on Ten Mile and Taft is not your parent’s library. A broad sweep of glass curtain wall and an outdoor patio for reading in the fresh air turns this library into an “open book.” Skylights drawing daylight into the 56,000-square-foot interior dissolve the cloistered feel of many older libraries. A library as an introduction to a world of bright ideas is more than just a metaphor at this contemporary facility under construction by Company of Lake Orion.

Township moves into new court

The days of court in a closet are over for the two branches of the 41-B District Court. The branches on Monday consolidated into a new state-of-the-art, 47,000-square-foot facility near Groesbeck and Elizabeth in Clinton Township.