Library Expansion Project

Baraboo Public Library Expansion Project Gets Historic Preservation Approval

JULY 14, 2020 – The Baraboo Public Library passed a key milestone in its expansion process last month when the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), a state-level arm of the National Park Service’s National Register of Historic Places, approved the final architectural concept for the expanded library design. With this hurdle crossed, the City of Baraboo’s application for a $6 million loan for a portion of the building project through the United States Department of Agriculture can move forward. Read entire article (PDF)

Revised floor plans reflecting requirements for SHPO approval - Part 1

Revised floor plans reflecting requirements for SHPO approval - Part 2

 

Baraboo Public Library Expansion Project: What You Can Do to Help NOW

 

Presentation to Baraboo Common Council on 5-28-2019

Get Loud for the Library Initiative

Read the case for expansion in 2021:

Tour of the Library Expansion Conceptual Drawings

We have developed a video guided tour of the architects' three conceptual drawings. Please watch the video and then share with us your opinion about which design would best help the library serve the community. Comment on our Facebook page, on comment cards available in the adult department of the library, or by emailing our director, Jessica Bergin, at jessica(at)baraboopubliclibrary(dot)org.

Library Facts from the Library Kid-2

 

Mary Bowers Speaks up for the Baraboo Public Library

 

Taxpayer Talk from the Library Kid

 

Lacey Steffes Speaks Up for the Baraboo Public Library

 

Customer Service from the Library Kid

 

Anna Krause Speaks Up for the Baraboo Public Library

 

Library Facts from the Library Kid

 

Strategic Plan

Fo more information on the project and supporting documents, visit the Building Project Archive.