Library

MLLC Facts

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  • Facts about the Manchester Library & Learning Center

    • 22,000 sq. ft on three levels
    • Cost: $10 million
    • Replaces the Richard B. Huntington Library and Resource Center that was built in 1982
    • Has more than 27,000 books
    • Groundbreaking May 26, 2011; Dedication August 22, 2012
    • Architect: Michael Wilkes of Delawie
    • Construction: C.W. Driver Company
  • Main Level: The Huntington Library Collection (reference section)

    • One, Group Study Room
    • Classroom Equipped with State-of-the-Art Educational Technology
    • Quiet Talking Area and Individual Study Carrels
    • Librarian Offices
    • Conference Room
  • Atrium Level: The Fiction Collection

    • Two, Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Talking Area and Individual Study Carrels
    • Writing Center Equipped with State-of-the-Art Educational Technology
    • Faculty Reading Room and Kitchen
    • Information Technology Room
    • Volunteer Work Room
  • Upper Level: The Learning Center

    • Three, Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Study Area and Individual Study Carrels
    • Learning Center Director Office
    • Classroom Equipped with State-of-the-Art Educational Technology
    • Tutoring Center
    • North and South Loggia
  • Architectural Significance

    • Irving Gill and Craftsman Design
    • Respects the scale of the Wheeler J. Bailey Building, Bishop’s first library built in 1934
    • Use of natural light a sustainable feature
THE BISHOP’S SCHOOL     7607 La Jolla Boulevard     La Jolla, CA 92037     (858) 459-4021
The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for students in grades six through twelve who live throughout San Diego County. Founded in 1909, the School is affiliated with the Episcopal church.