Building Our New Library Project

Timeline Updates:

Our groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday, January 18th at 11:30am at the Great Oak Road new Library site, 49 Great Oak Road! Check out this week’s progress:

September 28, 2017

September 21, 2017


September 7, 2017-Framing taking shape.

August 17, 2017-Wooden framing going in!

August 3, 2017

Adult Area with trusses

Children’s Area from front to back

June 29 2017

Steel framing installation-June 29, 2017

View from the back of the Adult Area

View from the back left corner -Children’s Dept. June 29, 2017

View towards the parking area June 29, 2017

May 2, 2017:

View of the work on the basement walls May 2, 2017

Looking from our front entrance back over the adult section.

View of the work on the Oxford Library basement walls May 2, 2017

View of the work on the basement walls in adult area.

View of the work on the basement walls May 2, 2017

Back wall safety stairs in place.

View of the work on the basement walls May 2, 2017

Footings for the children’s area.

February 24, 2017:


Digging in for the basement on February 24, 2017

Digging in for the library basement on February 24, 2017


February 1st 

January 18th (Groundbreaking Day!)

Oxford Selectman Jeff Haney, First Selectman George Temple, Bob Farnum of the Library Building Committee and Selectman Kathy Johnson break ground for the new library on Great Oak Road in Oxford.

Library Director Dawn Higginson digs in to the Groundbreaking Ceremony!

Library Staff are all smiles at Groundbreaking!

The Library Building Committee eager for the ceremony to begin!

January 11th

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January 9th

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How You Can Help/Donate:

  • If you’d like to make a pledge via cash or check visit our Pledge Page
  • To donate to our Friends of the Library via their PayPal account, click the donate button below


New Library Questions:

If you have any questions about progress or how you can help you can call us at (203) 888-6944 or e-mail our Library Director, Dawn Higginson, at