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Current Reimbursements, Ongoing and Proposed Projects

The table below contains information about ongoing and proposed public library construction projects in Rhode Island. Data is compiled from existing construction agreements, applications, and a surveys conducted by the Office of Library and Information Services. 

The table also includes information about libraries currently receiving reimbursement and when payments will end. For current year payments included in the state budget, see Construction Reimbursement Payments.

Current Reimbursements, Ongoing and Proposed Projects
  Total State share Date to begin/ began Date to complete/ completed Reim-
bursement (FY)
Project Descriptions and Notes
Barrington* $1,321,228 $641,706
9/2004
4/2005
2007
ren - reimb ends 2016
Bristol - Rogers Free* $9,914,415 $3,889,270
4/2007
9/2008
2010
addition/renovation - reimb ends 2029
Burrillville - Jesse Smith* $8,111,387 $3,681,721
5/2006
5/2008
2009
new building, 23,500 sq.ft. - reimb ends 2028
  Pascoag    
 
Central Falls    
 
Charlestown    
 
Coventry    
 
Cranston - Central    
 
  Central* $930,213 $459,836
1994
2000
addition - reimb ends 2015
  Arlington            
  Auburn*   $394,240
reimb ends 2011
  Knightsville    
no construction planned
  Oak Lawn    
no construction planned
  W. Cranston $2,950,000 $1,475,000
?
?
?
new building; 12,000 sq.ft.
  William Hall   $739,159
reimb ended 2009
Cumberland* $704,128 $351,488
11/2005
10/2006
2008
repair and renovation of south wing - reimb ends 2024
  Cumberland* $5,488,853 $2,200,000
7/1998
6/2000
2001
reimb ends 2019
East Greenwich* $1,955,148 $950,000
5/2003
6/2004
2005
add/ren - reimb ends 2024
East Prov - Weaver           renovation; no state funding (2010)
  Weaver (1990)*   $877,359
reimb ends 2012
  Fuller    
 
  Riverside* $1,712,263 $792,441
9/2004
9/2005
2007
new building - reimb ends 2024
  Rumford    
 
Exeter* $1,710,136 $808,957
Oct 2003
Sept 2004
2006
new building - reimb ends 2025
Foster $7,000,000 $3,500,000
?
?
new building or addition - no time, $ given.
  Foster Public    
see above
  Tyler    
see above
Glocester    
 
    Harmony    
 
    Glocester Manton    
 
Hopkinton    
 
  Ashaway  
 
  Langworthy            
Jamestown*   $869,680
reimb ends 2014
Johnston - Mohr           new building, 12,000 sf - no state funding (2011)
Lincoln    
small addition planned; will not apply for funding
L. Compton - Brownell    
 
Middletown* $1,509,935 $750,050
9/2002
11/2003
2005
add/ren - reimb ends 2022
Narragansett    
 
N. Shoreham - Island* $1,791,991 $797,995
5/2000
8/2001
2003
add/ren - reimb ends 2022
Newport* $7,243,200 $3,523,000
6/1999
5/2001
2002
add/ren - reimb ends 2021
North Kingstown Free* $1,570,000 $500,000
4/1999
2000
reimb ends 2019
     
 
  Davisville    
 
  Willett $300,000 $150,000
5/2011
11/2011
2013
small addition, space reorganization, ADA issues
North Prov - Mancini   $259,460
reimb ended 2002
North Smithfield            
Pawtucket    
expand children's area, possible addition; other funding sought
   Pawtucket (1979)   $329,260
reimb ended 2004
Portsmouth (2003) $718,785 $338,149
8/2001
2/2002
2003
ren - reimb ended 2010
   Portsmouth (1990)   $541,247
reimb ended 2009
Providence - Central            
  Central (1987)   $1,327,573
reimb ended 2008
  Fox Point           renovations to make building accessible/ADA compliant
  Knight Memorial           renovation/handicapped access
  Mount Pleasant           renovations to make building accessible/ADA compliant
  Olneyville           renovations to make building accessible/ADA compliant; new building?
  Rochambeau* $5,320,693 $2,098,921
9/02
11/03
2005
add/ren - reimb ends 2024
  Smith Hill           renovations to make building accessible/ADA compliant
  South Providence* $3,152,495 $992,795
9/02
9/03
2005
add/ren - reimb ends 2024
  Wanskuck           renovations to make building accessible/ADA compliant
  Washington Park           renovations to make building accessible/ADA compliant; new building?
Richmond - Clark ?  
possible children's room addition
Scituate    
 
  Hope $404,800 $144,800
11/2002
10/2003
2005
ren - reimb ended 2009
  North Scituate $5,646,846 $2,823,423
2012?
addition and renovation; will not seek state funding
Smithfield    
 
  East Smithfield    
renovation of 2nd floor for use; will not seek state funding
  Greenville $11,263,879 $4,748,655
?
?
?
20,000 sq.ft addition for children's, YA, computer, study, media
  Greenville (1990)   $785,072
reimb ended 2009
S Kingstown            
  Peace Dale*   $422,543
reimb ended 2010
  Hale    
no construction planned
  Kingston* $1,040,442 $104,668
2/1995
2000
completed project for renovation/reorganization and handicapped access
Tiverton $11,557,397 $4,094,517
2012
2014
2015
new building, 20-25,000 sq. ft..
Union    
no construction planned
Warren           addition/handicapped access
Warwick - Central* $6,545,000 $2,202,367
9/1998
2000
add/ren - reimb ends 2018
  Apponnaug    
 
  Conimicut    
 
  Norwood    
 
  Pontiac           ren for ADA compliance
W.Greenwich/Louttit $1,000,000 $450,000       addition
West Warwick           renovation/redesign of interior space
 West Warwick (1991)*   $1,260,535
reimb ends 2012
Westerly** $5,417,500 $2,708,750
11/2009
11/2010
2012
renovation/accessibility/climate control
  Westerly (1990)   $2,527,327
current reimbursement ended in fiscal 2008
Woonsocket* $3,895,442 $1,920,153
9/2000
8/2001
2003
add/ren - reimb ends 2021

* Libraries currently receiving reimbursement.
** Libraries under construction.