- City-Library contract formalizing the on-going partnership between the HPLC and City
- Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners contract for $4.4M state grant
Friends, public officials, and the media were present to witness this historic step.WAMC reported on 2010-06-26, "At a time when public libraries in Massachusetts are being hit by budget cuts ..., there is reason for library supporters in one Western Massachusetts city to cheer. A plan has been put together to pay for a 15 million dollar renovation and expansion of the 108 year old Holyoke Public Library building..."
[link to WAMC report]