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

Building Project

We want to hear from you.

The Greenwood Public Library Board selected Ratsch Engineering Company to develop a plan for the new library space.

The library is looking for your input. Please click/tap on the button below to fill out a survey.

What do you want in the new space?

The Vision

The Greenwood Public 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

  • automatic handicapped accessible entry doors
  • 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 New Library?

Library services, programs, and user needs
have outgrown the 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

Greenwood Public Library 
102 N. Main Street in Greenwood, WI


Monday - Friday


Outside pickup always 

an option