Marshfield Library and Community Center Capital Campaign

Marshfield Library and Community Center Capital Campaign

Library & Community Center Project News

Everett Roehl has made an extremely generous donation in support of the project that will name the new library, the Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library.  We are grateful for this support and the impetus that it lends to the project.  We are moving forward, quickly. Use this link for more information.

Request for Proposal
Construction Manager Services for Construction of the 
Library and Community Center 


We need your help to raise $4 million to build the new Marshfield Public Library and Community Center.

Your gift or pledge will help build connections among neighbors, friends and fellow Marshfield citizens – today and for generations to come.

The new Library and Community Center:

-- A new two-story Marshfield Public Library designed for the digital age, at the corner of South Maple Avenue and Veterans Parkway
-- The existing library building repurposed into a multi-generational Community Center
-- A light-filled enclosed entrance and lobby connecting both buildings and two parking lots
-- Easy access for pedestrians, motorists and cyclists,in the heart of Marshfield, Wisconsin

A public-private partnership:

The Building Connections Capital Campaign is for $4 million in private funds, to be added to $3 million the Marshfield Common Council committed in 2012, which will cover the costs of the $7 million project, slated to begin in 2016.

For more information:

Learn about giving opportunities, find how to get involved, or request more information at:

Building Connections Capital Campaign co-chairs:

Tom & Laura Drendel: 715-387-0602 tdrendel@gmail.com or ldrendel@gmail.com
Bill & Karen Hocking: 715-387-3645 hockingke@gmail.com or hockingke@gmail.com
Joe & Ginny Mazza: 715-676-2173 mazza@tds.net

How to give:

Download a pledge sheet, fill it out and mail to:
Marshfield Public Library & Community Center Campaign
PO Box 97
Marshfield, WI  54449
Or donate via PayPal at this link:
http://marshfieldareacommunityfoundation.org/index.php?page=online-giving

The Marshfield Public Library and Community Center (MPLCC) Fund has been established at the Marshfield Area Community Foundation to receive and manage donations. All gifts are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. You can make a pledge (up to five years) or a cash gift to the MPLCC Fund.

For details about another way to contribute to the project while honoring an important person in your life, please connect to the “Tribute Wall pledge sheet” and the “Tribute Wall – Tile Creation Process.”

In the news:

Watch our videos:

Dr. Mathew Bartkowiak talks with Library Director Lori Belongia and Campaign Chair Dr. Bill Hocking about the Library & Community Center project, which recently surpassed a  fundraising milestone.



Library Director Lori Belongia and Capital Campaign Co-Chair Dr. William Hocking talk with Dr. Mathew Bartkowiak about the status of the Library & Community Center project. Recorded June 25, 2014.


Marshfield Library and Community Center Capital Campaign Video

Building Connections The New Library and Community Center

Marshfield Public Library & Community Center Press Conference - 6/24/14

In-depth: Learn more about the project

Case Statement – how the project addresses current and future needs
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions – about mission, cost, funding, technology and more

Floor plans and architectural drawings

Library Interior
Floor Plan and Site Plan

Shaping the vision:

Design Charrette Summary (pdf) 2010
Space Needs Assessment (pdf)

2010 Road Trip

DeForest Public Library (pdf)

DeForest Senior & Community Center (pdf)

New Berlin Public Library (pdf)

Fond du Lac Public Library (pdf)