Library Building Committee meeting minutes, agendas, and video recordings can be found
in the Library Building Committee Google Drive and are updated frequently.

April 4, 2022: The Community Advocate newspaper published a fantastic article covering our March 29 Public Forum. You can read the article on their website.

March 29, 2022: Our first Public Forum was held on March 29, 2020. Westborough TV recorded the session, and you can view it on their YouTube channel.

December 20, 2021: An excellent article in the Community Advocate summarizes Library Director Maureen Amyot’s December 14 presentation to the Westborough Select Board.

December 14, 2021: Below is the presentation before the Select Board, which is an overview of the building project.

Library Presentation Before Select Board – December 14, 2021

November 2021: The Town of Westborough, led by its Library Board of Trustees, Library Director and Library Building Committee, is accepting proposals in response to its Request for Qualifications for OPM services for the Library renovation project in Westborough, Massachusetts.

July 2021: We made it to the top of the waiting list!

We were notified in July 2021 that we are now #1 on the waiting list for our construction grant. What that means is that next summer when the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners awards grants, we will be one of the recipients! It also means that the timeline below, under “Fall 2020 Updated Timeline” is still our best guess at the timeline for the project. Here are our short term plans:
Summer 2021: Re-activate the Library Building Committee
Fall 2021: Begin a search for a new Owner’s Project Manager
Early 2022: The OPM and architect will work with the Building Committee to seek a Construction Manager, and begin working on a new cost estimate. The Westborough Public Library Foundation will kick off a capital campaign.
July 2022: Grant announcement.
August 2022: Cost estimate completed and shared with the public.
September 2022: Public meetings about the revised design and costs.
October 2022: Fall Town Meeting where we will seek approval of the project.

We will post updates as things happen, but if you have questions, please email Library Director Maureen Amyot anytime at [email protected]

October 18, 2021: Brief update at Fall Town Meeting (14:48-19:00 in the video below)

November 10, 2020 – Building Project update presented to the Board of Selectmen.

Fall 2020 Updated Timeline

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