MPLCP Resource Guides
Intro to the Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program
MPLCP Planning & Design 2013
Information about the Planning & Design grant process, including preliminary planning data and specifics on the 2013 grant round
Developing a Library Building Program
Tools and information to help libraries determine their space needs and create the detailed set of instructions to their future architect
Information about sound and its behavior in library buildings
Guides in development:
Lighting in Libraries
If you'd like to suggest a topic, email Lauren
Past projects funded by the MPLCP
What is the MPLCP?
The Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program provides financial and technical assistance to municipalities for planning, design, improvement and expansion of their public library facilities. State regulations 605 CMR 6.00 govern the program. The MPLCP has been continuously funded through state bond authorizations since 1987.
Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program
Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
98 N. Washington St., Suite 401
Boston, Massachusetts 02114
800-952-7403 (in MA)
Need more information or help along the way?
Rosemary Waltos, Library Building Specialist
Lauren Stara, Library Building Specialist