Voters pass referendum to construct new Southington Public Library

The referendum to construct a new Southington Public Library passed Tuesday night. The town is now authorized to appropriate $16,900,000 for a new building at 255 Main St. In total, 6,896 voters supported the referendum and 4,324 voted against it. Leading up to the election, a “Vote Yes for a New Southington Public Library” political action committee was formed to educate residents about the project. There will also be a new parking lot with a centralized entrance. The square footage of the current library is 25,000. The new library building will be 36,800-square-feet.

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