Public Library Construction Grants, 2017

The State Legislature has not yet passed a capital budget this year, but the State Library still expects to be accepting library construction grant applications this year.  Should the program receive the additional bond funding requested for this year, we will be accepting grant applications from public libraries for library expansion, new buildings, major alterations, remodeli...
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Library Construction Grants Awarded

Congratulations go out to the 5 public libraries that were awarded library construction grants by the Connecticut State Library Board on Monday, November 28.  The Board approved these projects: Bridgeport Public Library - New Construction of Branch Library       $1,000,000 Enfield Public Library – Maintenance/HVAC             $249,836 Seymour Public Library – Code compl...
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Construction Grant Program Back in Business for 2016

Last week the Legislature passed and the Governor signed legislation that removed $10,338,639 from the State Library’s bond funding for public library construction grants.  This does not affect any of the grants that have been awarded previously, but we were unsure about the impact of this legislation on future grant awards and took the precaution of suspending the grant progra...
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