Sustainability was a major concern in the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of the library building and grounds. The result is not only a beautiful building, but one that is designed to last for generations while having minimal impact on the environment. Some highlights of the library's design and construction include:
Thanks to the high efficiency fixtures, the library uses 40% less water than a similar sized building. Retention ponds, rain gardens, and native plants all help protect waterways and reduce water consumption.