THE NEW LIBRARY IS NEARLY HERE!
Have you given your gift yet?
Now's your chance!
There are still many naming opportunities available.
Name a Solar Panel $500
Donate a solar panel and help make our library the first net-zero library in the Commonwealth!
Donor names will be listed on a plaque in the Upper Vestibule.
Underwrite A Chair $500
Support the Book Fund $1000
Furnish our wonderful multipurpose performance hall. Donor names will be listed on a plaque inside the room.
We are proud to inaugurate the Charlotte & William Bloomberg Book Fund, an ongoing resource for special collections and acquisitions. This fund, supplemental to the annual budget, will allow the library staff to identify needs and improve collection areas. This fund will help to start new collections, add new formats, improve accessibility, promote literacy, celebrate Medford's history, and provide materials in diverse voices. Each founding donor will receive a signed limited edition print of the Book Fund bookplate by the artist Glendalys Medina.
All available naming opportunities can be found on our Donate Page.
In The News
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!
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.
See the process from demolition to construction and visualize what the new library will be.