Midway through construction, stakeholders determined the need to retain consulting services from an interior designer with library expertise. JCJ Architecture was retained to create a dynamic design that would appeal to a wide range of users and within a limited budget.

The finished project includes a dedicated preschooler discovery zone, teen center and a variety of public meeting spaces. Simsbury Public Library re-opened to accolades in the spring of 2008. It ranks among the top five of Connecticut’s Public Libraries according to Hennen’s American Public Library Ratings.