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Branch Capital Projects

Please visit this site often for updates on capital projects currently underway.

Follow the progress of these and other projects online in Major Projects section of the Boston Public Library's Strategic Planning blog.

Draft image of the new Dudley Branch entryway Faneuil Branch Programming Study

The Boston Public Library is working with Tappé Architects and a community advisory committee on a programming study of the Faneuil branch of the Boston Public Library. The study will include a review of ADA accessibility, furniture and finishes, technology and program space.

 

Draft image of the new Dudley Branch entryway Dudley Branch Plaza and Entry Project

The Boston Public Library is working with Utile Inc. Architecture and a community advisory committee to study near-term improvements to the entrance at the Dudley branch of the Boston Public Library. Often described as the "only library without a front door" this study aims to improve sight lines and visibility of the entrance. In addition, a larger study of the entire branch services, programs, and spaces is underway.

Project History

 

Draft plan for renovating the Jamaica Plain branch library Jamaica Plain Branch Renovations

The Library is working with Utile, Inc. and a community advisory committee on the design for renovations to the Jamaica Plain branch of the Boston Public Library. The goals of this study include ADA accessibility, improved spaces, collections and technology for all ages, and an enhanced multi-purpose room.

Project History

 

Roslindale Branch Library Roslindale Branch Renovations

The Boston Public Library is working with Leers Weinzapfel Associates Architects and a community advisory committee on a programming and renovation study of the Roslindale branch of the Boston Public Library. The study will include a review of ADA accessibility, furniture and finishes, technology and program space.

Project History

 

Branch Facilies ReviewBranch Facilities Review

From December 2012 through February 2013, a review of all Boston Public Library branch locations was conducted. The goal of the review was to evaluate how successfully the branches meet the Principles for Excellence established by the Compass: Strategic Plan approved by the library’s Board of Trustees on November 15, 2011.

Click on the image to the left to read the full report.