Haston Free Public Library
North Brookfield, Massachusetts

Dore + Whittier was retained by the Town of North Brookfield for the renovations and additions to the Town’s most significant historic landmark. The Haston Free Public Library was originally constructed in 1894. The project, completed in 2007, provided additional space for collections, included new mechanical and electrical systems, and brought the facility into ADA compliance.


DWMP provided a full range of Owner’s Project Management services, including:

  • Established project budget
  • Assisted with Town-funding authorization
  • Acted as liaison with Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
  • A/E procurement
  • Value engineering
  • Architectural documents review
  • Contractor prequalification process
  • Bid advertisements, review and award
  • Budget reporting for Owner and third-party interests
  • On-site Project Manager throughout construction
  • Quality control
  • Project meeting and record keeping
  • Schedule management
  • Coordinated Owner-provided testing and other services
  • Review of change orders
  • Review of all payment applications
  • Punchlist management
  • Warranties/training coordination
  • FF&E procurement/coordination
  • Owner move-in


Project Details

Owner Town of North Brookfield
Completed 2007
Cost $4.1 million
SQ. FT. 100,000