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Wednesday, 19 August 2015 07:41

State Aid for Library Construction Awards

182 State Aid for Library Construction Awards totaling $14 million have been granted.

Assistant Commissioner for Libraries and State Librarian, Bernard A. Margolis, announced that the New York State Library, in partnership with New York’s 23 public library systems, has awarded 182 State Aid for Library Construction Awards totaling $14 million. The awards are supported by capital funds appropriated in the FY 2014-2015 State Budget for the construction and renovation of public library and public library system buildings in New York State.

The list of awards is now posted at

We're excited to share that $1.25 million of that money will go to fund projects at CDLC public library members.  These libraries are members of the Mohawk Valley Library System. Southern Adirondack Library System, and Upper Hudson Library System.

  • Albany Public Library (Washington Ave. Branch)
  • Altamont Free Library
  • Amsterdam Free Library
  • Arvilla E Diver Memorial Library
  • Berne Public Library
  • Castleton Public Library
  • Cheney Library
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Long Lake Public Library
  • Crandall Public Library
  • East Greenbush Community Library
  • Fort Plain Free Library
  • Galway Public Library
  • Gloversville Public Library
  • Grafton Community Library
  • Guilderland Public Library
  • Pember Library & Museum
  • Rensselaer Public Library
  • Sand Lake Town Library
  • Saratoga Springs Public Library
  • Schenectady County Public Library (Phyllis Bornt Branch)
  • Town of Ballston Community Library
  • Town of Inlet Public Library
  • Town of Lake Pleasant Public Library
  • Town of Westerlo Public Library
  • Troy Public Library
  • Waterford Public Library
  • Watervliet Public Library

For more information about the FY 2014-2015 State Aid for Library Construction awards, visit the State Library’s website at For information about the 2015 State Aid for Library Construction application process, libraries should contact their public library system.

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