Proposed Library Construction Plan/Capital Improvements

The New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act was overwhelmingly approved by a majority of voters on Nov. 7, 2017 for 125 million in state funding dedicated for library construction and improvements. A 1:1 matching fund will be required when the application is submitted.

The New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act Rules were formally adopted on October 10, 2019 and can be found here.

There are three components to the proposed renovations. Links to details on each component are below, as well as the preliminary statement on probable costs:

  1. Proposed Lower-level Basement Rehabilitation/Renovation
  2. Proposed Main Level Expansion and Redesign
  3. Proposed Public Parking Lot Expansion
  4. Preliminary Statement on Probable Construction Value/Cost Estimate

We’d love to hear from you – what changes would you like to see?   Please email us at