Seekonk receives an additional $50,000 for the Library Facilities Study

 The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) has awarded the Town of Seekonk a $50,000 Planning & Design Grant to study the library’s building needs for the next 20 years and to develop schematic designs and cost estimates for developing such a facility to meet those needs. This funding matches the $25,000 appropriated for the […]

Virtual Library Tour

Seekonk Public Library has embarked on a long journey to developing a better library building from which to serve you. We are currently working on a planning grant application that will be submitted to the Mass. Board of Library Commissioners in January.  At this early point in the process, it is impossible to say what […]

Three Warrant Articles Will Determine the Library’s Future

The library has two articles on the warrant for November Town Meeting relating to the Massachusetts public library construction program. Article 12 is requesting $25,000 from Free Cash to fund a Library Facilities Study. The purpose of a facilities study is to (1) examine the community’s current and future library service needs, (2) determine the […]

Library Construction Planning Grants

In 2000, a Facilities Committee appointed by Town Meeting determined that the library building was inadequate for providing the services expected of a modern public library.  The library subsequently applied for and received a three million dollar construction grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners [MBLC] to undertake a major renovation and expansion of […]