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Columbia Series

Are you are looking for a library furniture companythat is flexible, accommodating and can give you thepersonal attention your project deserves?

  • Furniture that encompasses your individual work
  • Stable, 1" plywood uprights
  • Solid oak shelves
  • Description
  • Specifications

Paladin Caseworks is your answer. As a small independent manufacturer we can be flexible when it comes to our standard product lines and accommodate your unique ideas. Just as we did in the Parcels Middle School, we can create furniture that encompasses your individual work and personality. The librarian at Parcels did not have the room in the circulation desk for all the storage required and a traditional book return unit with depressible book truck. To solve this shortage of storage space Paladin created a book drop that allowed the returned books to accumulate in an oversized, reinforced drawer. This left the bottom half of the cabinet open for the much needed storage of the printer and extra paper. Let us know how we can help you with this same attention to the details.

Whether you are looking to renovate your existing library or if you are building a new library, solve your furniture needs with the Columbia Series. From the stable, 1" plywood uprights to the choice of strong solid oak or the economical steel shelves, you can have durable, long lasting shelving without sacrificing style. The plate leg tables allow your patrons with ADA needs to choose where they want to sit. The 29"h tables all have the clearance needed for them to sit comfortably while reading or studying. See the back side of this sheet for specific details on the Columbia Series shelving, tables and circulation desk.

Columbia Table

  • Legs are made of 2 1/4" square glued up strips of solid oak with a slight decorative taper
  • Attachment of leg to top is secured using a 5" x 5" steel leg plate with all metal-tometal attachment
  • Tops have a .050 high pressure laminate face and balancing sheet over a 1-1/8" particle board core with a 3/4" red oak edge band
  • Edge band is an eased bull nose with a taper that will accept the chair back with minimal impact
  • Available in 30, 42, 48, 60, 72 and 90" combinations and 42 or 48" round tables
  • Heights are available in 29" (adult), 27" (elementary) or 25" (primary) to top of surface
  • Computer tables and work stations are available with the same quality construction

Columbia Circulation Desk

  • End Panels are 3/4" thick rift cut oak veneer plywood, end panels are required for all configurations
  • Front Panels feature rift cut red oak veneers for a more consistent finish and uniform appearance
  • Counter Tops are an integral part of each modular unit, .050 high pressure laminate (HPL) with balancing sheet on a 1-1/8" thick particle board core
  • Edge band on patron side is an eased bull nose with a taper to match tables
  • Modular Sectional Pieces are constructed of 3/4" rift cut oak plywood using dowel, glued and screwed construction with decorative accents of oak trim rail
  • Storage configurations include door, drawer and open shelf arrangements
  • Species of wood veneers available as standard include oak and maple. Other species are available
  • Optional accessories include grommets, desk pedestals in 5 styles, key board pull outs and pencil drawers

Columbia Shelving

  • End Panels are 1" thick rift cut oak veneer plywood
  • Center Panels are also 1" thick rift cut oak veneer plywood
  • Shelves are 3/4" solid northern red oak or optional 18 gauge steel
  • Shelf Increments are adjustable in 1 1/4" increments
  • Shelf Pins are collared 5mm steel pins set in holes drilled 32mm on center
  • Top Fillers for shelving units 42", 48" and 60" h utilize durable high pressure laminate (HPL) surfaces. Shelving units at 72" and 82" have top fillers that are inverted so the wood veneers are visible inside the shelving unit
  • Bases are constructed of 3 1/2" thick veneer core plywood
  • Backs are 1/4" fully captured in top, bottom and both sides
  • H-Braces are provided on all 72 and 82"h units. This structural brace eliminates the end panels from bowing
  • Species of wood veneers available standard include Oak and Maple. Other species available upon request
  • Optional accessories include picture book shelves w/ wire dividers, magazine display shelves, steel backstop shelves and mobile shelving with fully welded base frames