As part of the town square, the new Juniper Library continues the architectural heritage of this little mountain town. The historic mountain building tradition of slab-bark siding is combined with a log structure and modern thermal glass systems. However, the character of this 4,500 sf library remains rustic. Interior spaces are vaulted with exposed timber structure and wood siding. Light falls into the center of the library from linear windows above the central circulation path. A fireplace in the popular reading area allows the public to center its social life in a warm friendly surrounding