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$687,000 already fundraised

If you would consider donating today, please click on our JustGiving campaign; funds will go to the Wadleigh Development Fund which is a 501(c)(3) non profit. If you are interested in pledging a donation for if/when the March Library vote passes; please scroll down to our Pledge form to fill out your information and pledge amount. If you have any questions please reach out to trustees@wadleighlibrary.org

Project Overview

Who: the Trustees of the Wadleigh Memorial Library have proposed a new Expansion and Renovation (Expanovation) project for the Library which will be on the ballot for 3/10/2020.

What: A plan to renovate the current structure, including new HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems, with a small addition to the building. The total project cost is $3.45m. $500,000 has already been raised and the bond for the vote will be $2.95m.

When: Please go out and vote on Tuesday March 10th.

Where: Milford Middle School

Why: Wadleigh needs a renovation and small addition in order to be a safer, more efficient building to continue to serve the needs of Milford residents.


Message from the trustees

Libraries are an important, vital community institution that provide support in a variety of ways; not just to borrow books. Libraries today are more technologically oriented and serve more as media centers. They have many resources which our community needs more than ever, like tax help, free textbooks for college courses, job-finding assistance, access to notary public's and so much more. The Wadleigh Memorial Library is a wonderful location that needs to expand and continue to grow into the 21st century. No one should be deprived in the age of information.

We are repairing, renovating, and expanding the Wadleigh Memorial Library to invest in our community. This project is very different from prior efforts because we have involved residents and local business owners from the beginning of this two year process. We listened to the voices of the Milford voters and designed a plan that will solve our space and facility needs, and better serve the library patrons of all ages and the community at large.

Make a Donation

Consider making a tax deductible donation to ensure our public library will be able to offer the resources Milford needs. If you have questions or want your donation used for specific purposes please contact the library director.

Or, make check payable to: Wadleigh Library Development Fund. Mailing address: 49 Nashua St., Milford, NH 03055.

Thank you for your support of library programs.