715-267-7103 | Monday - Friday 10am - 6pm, Outside Pickup always available director@greenwoodarealibrary.org

Building Project

Support the Project

 

Make a Donation – I want to donate!

  • Forward Bank
  • Drop a check off at the Library
  • Mail a check to

Greenwood Area Library
P.O. Box 100
Greenwood, WI 54437

Memorials and Donations
Gifts made to the library in memory of a loved one are always appreciated.

Project Updates

Library Expansion Project

Library Expansion Project Update

Support the Project

 

Make a Donation – I want to donate!

  • Forward Bank
  • Drop a check off at the Library
  • Mail a check to

Greenwood Area Library
P.O. Box 100
Greenwood, WI 54437

Memorials and Donations
Gifts made to the library in memory of a loved one are always appreciated.

The Vision

The Greenwood Area Library serves citizens of the city and surrounding townships. The vision for the new space is carefully crafted to enhance library services. 

“Grounded and Growing” is the slogan of this community. The public library needs to grow to provide for the changing needs of the future.

Accessible Space for All

  • safe and accessible handicapped parking
  • updates to restroom including a diaper changing station
  • a variety of seating options for readers and visitors with personal devices
  • work space for small groups
  • spaces for quiet study
  • space for young library users to gather

Facility and Collection

  • creative design that does not require increase in staffing
  • low maintenance building and grounds
  • uncluttered foyer entrance
  • low-profile, mobile shelving for clear sightlines and to meet future changing needs
  • abundant natural light
  • space for expanded and flexible collection
  • space to display local history collection for public use
  • space for staff workspace
  • expanded storage for additional seating, program and service supplies

Program Room

  • community space for flexibility to meet future changing needs
  • versatile and dedicated space for programs, class visits, and meetings
  • program room with kitchenette for holding events for all ages
  • program room technology for virtual meetings and programs

Future Forward Technology

  • increased public computer stations and seating and tables for patrons with personal devices
  • technology for Kids Zone
  • exploration area for youth
  • updated electrical outlets
  • updated, budget friendly LED lighting

Why a Library Expansion?

Library services, programs, and user needs
have outgrown the current space:

Inaccessible Walkways

Inaccessible Walkways

book shelves are not wheelchair friendly as the width is not appropriate for ADA compliance

Inaccessible Walkways

crowded program and meeting space

Aging structure has resulted in desperately needed repairs

ceiling and roof need repairs and design update

Aging structure has resulted in desperately needed repairs

Staff workroom and kitchen need repairs and updating

Contact and Hours

Greenwood Area Library
P.O. Box 100
102 N. Main Street in Greenwood, WI
715-267-7103

Library Staff

 

Amber Brill-Director

director@greenwoodarealibrary.org

Dawn Jacobson-Library Assistant

Mary Jo Gregorich-Library  Assistant

circdesk@greenwoodarealibrary.org

Hours

Monday-Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED
Outside pickup option always available

 

Library Closures

  • January 1, 2024
  • March 29, 2024-Close at 2pm
  • May 27, 2024
  • July 4, 2024
  • July 5, 2024
  • September 2, 2024
  • November 28, 2024
  • November 29, 2024
  • December 25, 2024
  • December 26, 2024

Greenwood Public Library