The Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program construction grant round was officially announced on May 5, 2016, with Letters of Intent due on October 7, 2016. This guide provides background information and other materials that can help you get ready.
The Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program (MPLCP) 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.
Established in 1890, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) is a state agency that supports, improves and promotes library services throughout the Commonwealth.
For information about the full range of MBLC activities, please see their website at http://mblc.state.ma.us.
Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program
98 N. Washington St., Ste 401
Boston, Massachusetts 02114
800-952-7403 (in MA)
Need more information or help along the way?
Lauren Stara, Library Building Specialist
Andrea Bunker, Library Building Specialist