Medford has a new LIBRARY!
The Charlotte & William Bloomberg Medford Public Library opened on January 3rd, 2022.
Thank you to the more than 1,000 donors who have made it happen.
Fundraising to be recognized as an inaugural donor to the new library has ended. You can still make a gift of any size, and you will be recognized on the donor roll on our website, but you will not be recognized on the signage in the library.
If you would like to support the Charlotte and William Bloomberg Medford Public Library, you can donate here, or you can join the Friends of the Medford Public Library.
In The News
MEDFORD, MA - August 25, 2022
When patrons enter the new Charlotte & William Bloomberg Medford Public Library, they will find a space in the library that is not typical for libraries. Due to a generous and visionary gift from the Foundation Trust, the library has a specially furnished counseling room that is available for one-on-one counseling sessions, interviews, or private meetings.
MEDFORD, MA - January 6, 2022
Medford Trascript, WickedLocal
"The building, constructed to be a Net Zero structure, is the first library to achieve that status in Massachusetts and is also rated a LEED Silver (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)."
MEDFORD, MA - May 17, 2021 - We got a Cummings Grant! Thank you to the Cummings Foundation for the community grant, which will outfit our new Makerspace & enable community discovery! There will be 3D Pens, Bristlebots, Tacky Glue, and Modeling Clay. There will be Cubelets, Cutting Mats, and Decorative Paper Packs. There will be a Button Maker, a 3D Printer, a Laser cutter, a Soldering Station, a Large Format Printer & MORE!
Naming the New Medford Library
NEW YORK, NY and MEDFORD, MA – August 18, 2020 –
Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Medford Public Library Foundation today announced that the new public library being constructed in the City of Medford will be named the Charlotte and William Bloomberg Medford Public Library in honor of Michael Bloomberg and Marjorie Bloomberg Tiven’s parents, who lived in Medford for 65 years. Michael Bloomberg has made a $3 million gift toward the construction of the new public library in his hometown, recognizing the essential role it plays in the community. The Charlotte and William Bloomberg Medford Public Library is slated to open in the fall of 2021.