Library Renovation Project
The following information is provided to keep you informed on the Library Renovation Project.
This 11 page document is an overview of the Scituate Town Library Renovation and Expansion Project and was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their Jan. 22, 2013, meeting.
LibraryRenovation_BOSMtg_1.22.13 - PDF
Scituate Town Library Receives $5 Million Library Construction Provisional Grant!
Announcement was made on Oct. 4, 2012, that Scituate Town Library is the recipient of a General Construction Provisional Grant totaling $4,985,480 from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC). The Grant will assist with the cost of construction of a renovation and expansion of the current building.
Scituate Town Library also plans to obtain the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification which will quality the library to receive additional $100,000 in state funding through the Green Library incentive.
During the next nine months, Scituate and the seven other provisional grant recipients will work within their communities to gain the local match funding necessary to move forward with the grant.
Press Release announcing the Grant - STLPressReleaseScituateReceives$5mGrant - PDF
Information on fundraising for the project is available at Scituate Library Foundation.
Project Summary & Background Information
This two page document is a summary of the Library Renovation Project and includes project background information and a summary of the feasibility study results.
Building Renovation Project Summary - PDF
Feasibility Study for the Massachusetts Public Library Construction Grant
Scituate Town Library has submitted an application for a Public Library Construction Grant to the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
To complete the grant application a Feasibility Study was conducted. Scituate Town Meeting must approve the Feasibility Study for the Library's application to qualify for the grant.
Please click on the following links to view preliminary exterior renderings and floor plans:
Preliminary Exterior Rendering #1 - PDF
Preliminary Exterior Rendering #2 - PDF
Preliminary Exterior Rendering #3 - PDF
Preliminary Interior Rendering #1 - PDF
Preliminary Interior Rendering #2 - PDF
Preliminary Interior Rendering #3 - PDF
Preliminary Interior Rendering #4 - PDF
Preliminary Floor Plan: Main Level - PDF
Preliminary Floor Plan: Lower Level - PDF