Braselton Library, Braselton, Georgia

Owner: Town of Braselton, Geogia

Delivery Method: Design-Bid-Build


10,000 square feet




9 months

Design Partners:

Red Thunder Studios


Wayne Bradley

The Braselton Library project consisted of building the new 10,000 square foot library. It’s a single story wood framed structure. It includes separate adult and children’s reading rooms as well as auxiliary meeting space and a self enclosed retail area. Separate lounge and work room space provide a retreat for the library staff. The low country design of the library compliments Braselton’s architecture as well as provides a full wrap around porch for relaxed weekend reading. Building complexities include a dual metal roof system including metal shingles on the high slopes and standing seam metal on the low sloping porch. Stained and stamped concrete resembling wood planks were utilized on the porch as well as vinyl/aluminum composite rails to provide a long life / low maintenance alternative to typical porch design.

“I would like to thank you for the hard work your team put forth on the recently completed Braselton Library. The Blue River Group completed the project on schedule, under budget, with a high level of quality and strong attention to detail. The project team were proactive to address challenges before they because issues that allowed the greater project team to function cohesively and made this bid project pleasurable for all. Most notable of which was the project team’s ability to quickly recover from the storm in August and still allow the library to open in October as planned."
Jennifer Scott
Town Manager