Letter: Library officer urges support for Falmouth bond

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On behalf of the trustees, staff and patrons of Falmouth Memorial Library, I  would like to thank the Town Council for unanimously supporting the library’s request to send a bond referendum to the voters in November.

If passed, the bond would permit the library to move forward with a much-needed renovation and expansion at its current location. The project cost would be split 50/50 between the town of Falmouth and donations from the community – approximately $2.8 million each. The tax impact of the bond on a home with an assessed value of $400,000 would be approximately $32 a year for the term of the bond – about the same cost as a single hardcover book.

I urge the public to learn more at the library’s website or at one of our public meetings, and to vote yes for the library in November.

Amy Kuhn, vice president
Falmouth Memorial Library