The 25th anniversary of the Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program was celebrated in Worcester.
The Public Library Construction Program celebrated its 25th anniversary in a special event held at the DCU Center in Worcester. In attendance were Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray, Worcester Mayor Joe Petty, and past and present MBLC Commissioners. Between 1987 and 2012, "the MPLCP... helped to plan and build 51 new library buildings and 126 addition/renovation or conversion projects across the state."1
What else happened in 2012?
1. MBLC Annual Report, 2012.
2. 2012 - Wikipedia entry [link].
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