On May 1, 2013, Framingham Town Meeting approved by a 149-1 vote the town’s portion of the funding for the new McAuliffe Branch Library.
On July 11, 2013, the land for the new branch on Water Street was purchased. On March 6, 2014, the Planning Board approved the plan for the project.
The groundbreaking took place in October, 2014.
The target opening date for the new McAuliffe Branch is February 16, 2016.