Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program
2018
  • January 2018 - Sharon Library Foundation to continue fundraising for new library. 
  • Secure Local Funding minus fundraised monies - TBA
2017
  • November 16:  Library notified that they should begin fundraising as funds likely to become available soon. 
  • July 13: Library is awarded grant funds of $7,485,943 million toward new library at 1 School Street site and is placed #6 of 24 on waiting list.
  • January 26: Library submits application to MBLC (submitted on January 19, 2017)
  • January 11: Library Building and Selection Committee and Architects hold Public Forum to present new design for 1 school Street
  • July 13: MBLC approves provisional Grant Awards and those on the waiting list for future funding
2016
  • December 23: Library updates Town with new design approvals for 1 school Street
  • December 16: Library updates Town with new design approvals for 1 school Street
  • December 7: Last meeting with architects for final review and questions.
  • December 5: Library submits Project Notification Form to the Massachusetts Historical Commission
  • November 2: LBSC and SHC vote and approve exterior renderings.
  • October 20: Director attends required grant Information Session
  • October 7: Library submits Letter of Intent to apply for public library construction funding
  • October 3: Library submits 5-year Strategic Plans
  • August 9 : Library submits Action Plan update