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