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Holmdel Library at Bell Works
Holmdel Township, New Jersey
The new library space is set within the footprint of an extraordinary research facility, comprised of four buildings, formerly operated by Bell Laboratories. The library features a unique design, creating a dynamic flow of spaces through the rigid frame of the Eero Saarinen's creation. The new owner, Somerset Development, had purchased the property in 2013 and is redeveloping it into Bell Works - a “live-work-play” center.

The new library, aside from being a high-tech learning center, will feature historical display elements to allow patrons understand the numerous scientific accomplishments that occurred in the building. The library's value is improved by being located in the Bell Works complex in as much as the building's value is improved with having the library here.