The Next Chapter

November 2, 2021


The Next Chapter

NWA Daily

The Bentonville Public Library (BPL) is in its 15th year at its current location. To celebrate, the library is planning to expand. 

  • Funding: The project will be a $15m project, $4.5m coming from the City of Bentonville’s bond funds. The Bentonville Library Foundation has raised over $7m toward its goal of $10.5m for the project, which is currently in the schematic design phase. 
  • Moving forward: The BPL has circulated more than 8.2m items and recorded over 4m since opening in 2006. After a needs assessment earlier this year, it was decided to have a spotlight on community contributions in the expansion. 

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