News Releases

The following MBLC news releases concern the Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program.

To view news releases prior to January 2008, see Past Construction News Releases.

March 15, 2016
Hopkinton Breaks Ground on New Library Building

October 06, 2015
Salisbury Opens New Library Building

September 10, 2015
Scituate Public Library Breaks Ground

July 09, 2015
MBLC Awards $7.8 Million in Construction Grants

June 01, 2015
Five Libraries Receive Green Funding

May 20, 2015
Everett's Shute Memorial Library Branch Reopens

February 12, 2015
Reading Breaks Ground on New Library

November 24, 2014
Shrewsbury Library Groundbreaking

November 04, 2014
Framingham Breaks Ground on McAuliffe Branch

September 22, 2014
The New South Hadley Public Library

September 17, 2014
Eastham Public Library Breaks Ground

September 15, 2014
Libraries Receive Funding for Sustainable Construction

August 07, 2014
MBLC Awards $44.6 Million in Construction Grants

June 09, 2014
Salisbury Public Library Breaks Ground

June 05, 2014
Nearly $1 Million Awarded for Planning and Design

March 25, 2014
West Tisbury Opens New (Library) Doors to the Future

January 28, 2014
Athol Celebrates New Library

December 05, 2013
Persistence Pays Off in Granby

November 25, 2013
Holyoke Public Library Grandly Re-Opens

November 18, 2013
Foxborough's Boyden Library: Bridging Gaps Between Future and Past

November 06, 2013
In East Boston, a New Library for a Growing Neighborhood

October 24, 2013
Millis's Modern Public Library

September 19, 2013
Westwood's Wait is Over

June 19, 2013
MBLC Authorizes New Planning and Design Grant Round

May 09, 2013
Library Anchors South Hadley's Revitalization

April 09, 2013
Eastham and East Boston Awarded Construction Grants

April 09, 2013
MBLC Welcomes Library Building Specialist

March 18, 2013
Governor Files Construction Bond Bill

March 12, 2013
Emergency Construction Regulations Approved

November 08, 2012
Athol Breaks Ground on Library Project

November 08, 2012
Granby Builds New Library

October 04, 2012
Patrick-Murray Administration awards $41.8 Million in Construction Grants through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

September 17, 2012
Holyoke on the Rise

July 12, 2012
West Springfield Granted Site Change

May 16, 2012
Walpole Dedicates New Library

May 16, 2012
Buckland Receives Green Funding

May 16, 2012
Celebrating 25 Years of Library Construction

May 03, 2012
Construction Projects added to Waiting List

February 22, 2012
Foxborough Breaks Ground

November 23, 2011
A 21st Century Celebration in Holyoke

October 24, 2011
MBLC Funds Green Libraries

July 14, 2011
Construction Grants Awarded to Eight Public Libraries

June 01, 2010
MBLC Announces 2010-2011 Library Construction Grant Round

January 27, 2010
New Construction Regulations Increase Funding

January 26, 2010
Construction Funding Deadline Extended

November 23, 2009
In Cambridge, Style Meets Functionality

November 22, 2009
Townsend's New Library and Senior Center

September 29, 2009
Construction begins in Buckland

September 25, 2009
Changes to Library Construction Proposed

July 06, 2009
A Celebration in Westhampton

April 15, 2009
Mattapan's Community Celebration

February 20, 2009
Libraries as DRCs Sparks National Interest

November 20, 2008
New Public Libraries Will Be Green

November 18, 2008
The New Flint Public Library Welcomes the Community

November 17, 2008
Bolton celebrates Groundbreaking and Fundraising

November 07, 2008
Libraries to Serve as Disaster Recovery Centers

September 05, 2008
Green Incentives Available for Library Construction

August 14, 2008
Construction Grants Awarded to 31 Public Libraries

March 08, 2008
Praise for Public Library Construction Program at Bond Bill Hearing

February 27, 2008
Library Construction Waiting List and Map

February 21, 2008
Budget and Library Bond Bill Hearings Set for February 27, 2008

January 10, 2008
Governor Files Bond Bill

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