Manchester-by-the-Sea Public Library is preparing a grant application for the next round of construction grant funding from the state. To apply for the grant, which is due next Spring, we are preparing a Library Building Program, a planning document which identifies what the community wants and needs from their library in the next few decades. To begin that process, we need lots of community feedback.

Please take our survey! Click here to take the survey online,

use this QR code

to use your own phone or device, or pick up a paper copy at the library.

Where we are so far

In late October, the library hosted four focus groups to find out more about what our community wants and needs from its library. Once that information has been compiled, we will put an update on this page. There will be additional dates to provide more in-person feedback in November. So far, the following sessions have been scheduled:

There will be two public forums open to all:

November 15, 11am at Town Hall, room 5.

November 15, 6pm at Manchester-by-the-Sea Public Library.