Building Our New Library Project

We are moved!!!

Timeline Updates:

Our groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 11:30am at the Great Oak Road new Library site, 49 Great Oak Road!

Check out this week’s progress:

July 30th: Moving In Day!

April 11th:

Moving in chairs!

Boxes filling the Children’s Department.

Installing the computer table.

January 25, 2018

Main entrance and basement stairs

Adult area

children’s area main floor

Children’s craft room


December 21, 2017

View of adult area from the side door.

Circulation Workroom and Offices

Small meeting rooms with dividable wall not yet installed.

Large meeting room.

December 6, 2017

View of front of library-parking lot and building

View of right side basement door

View of back of library

View of large meeting room looking towards front parking lot

Radiant heat flooring in children’s craft room

View of adult area looking towards fireplace

View of adult space looking towards staff workroom from fireplace side.


October 25, 2017

View from front parking lot

Front sidewalk near adult area

Exterior Siding Sample

Back of adult area of building

Back of building looking at Children’s Craft room

Interior of Children’s room from front to back

Inside adult area looking towards back of building

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