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Library Building Fund

ENGAGE

Curated adult space compels lifelong learners to find respite in reading, develop new interests, and reconnect with old friends.

Re-imagined iconic facade beckons newcomers to come inside, explore, learn and grow.

Vibrant children’s area engages early learners, ignites passion and fosters creativity.

Dedicated young adult space encourages discovery of new ideas and provides an inviting location to tackle homework.

EMPOWER

Reinvented study areas provide focused learners a dedicated space free of distractions.

Floor plans anchored in thoughtful configuration will enhance staff flexibility and improve guest experience.

Dedicated community spaces will foster increased opportunities, improved partnerships, and brilliant new ideas.

Newly constructed entrance will empower those with disabilities by creating equitable access to all library services and resources.

EXPAND

Dedicated technology spaces will align overall programming with 21st century interactive learning.

Reimagined interiors will create inviting spaces that are full of natural light, inspiring people to gather, collaborate, and connect.

Defined program areas will alleviate overcrowding and allow learners of specific age groups to assemble independently and pursue distinctly relevant content.

Reinvented children’s spaces will eliminate unsupervised secondary access points and improve staff sight lines, fostering an improved sense of security.

Supporters

2018-2019 Donors

Ed & Shirley Mahlum

Donation of land to be the Future Site of the Library

Phyllis Johnson

Repeated Donor

Steven & Becky Williamson

Donated December 2018

Friends of Music

Donated February 2019

Olive Bielmeier & Family

Donated August 2019

Mondovi Youth Community Center

Donated September 2019

Ed & Shirley Mahlum

Donation of Land to be Future Parking Lot for the Library

Gilmanton Community Club

Donated October 2019

Sons of Norway - Mondovi Chapter

Donated November 2019

Sacred Heart Parish Council of Church Women

Donated December 2019

Ed & Shirley Mahlum

Repeated Donors

Mayo Foundation of Medical Education and Research

Donated December 2019

Nordson Corporation

Donated December 2019

In Memory of Titus Vettrus

2020-2021 Donors

Compeer Financial

Donated February 2020

Terri Vettrus

Donated February 2020

In Memory of Helen Larson

A-C Tax and Accounting LLC

Donated February 2020

Dennis & Mary Brion

Donated February 2020

In Honor of Ed Mahlum

Phyllis Johnson

Donated February 2020

In Honor of Ed Mahlum

Jane Kirkpatrick

Donated April 2020

Alliance Bank

Annual Donor 2020-2021

Mondovi Area Clergy Association

Donated August 2020 in Honor of the 2020 Mondovi Graduating Class

Zion Lutheran Ladies Society in Mondovi

Donated September 2020

Citizen's Community Federal Bank in Mondovi

Donated September 2020

Ed and Shirley Mahlum

In Honor of their Children

Donated October 2020

Patricia (Blager) Kapper

In Honor of her Mother, Irene Giese

Donated October 2020

Hair It Iz

Lisa and Jeffrey Amidon

Donated October 2020

Katheryn Pospishil

Donated December 2020

Patricia Ryding

Donated December 2020

Charlene (Charlie) Warner

Donated December 2020

Nordson Corporation

In Memory of Sarah Vettrus-Martin

Donated January 2021

Mary Larson

In Memory of Jean Rae Hesselman Bauer

Donated February 2021

Gerald & Carol Deetz

Donated March 2021

Ed & Ginny Gunderson

Donated April 2021

Neil & Mary Segerstrom

Donated April 2021

Anonymous

In Honor of Margie Dehnke

Donated April 2021

Martin & Luanne Swanson

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Steven & Mary Butts

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Dan & Nancy Robinson

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Craig & Bonnie Miles

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Andrew & Ann Kirn

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Harlan & Janice Jensen

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Steve & Peggy Erickson

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Joyce Borgwardt

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Donald Brantner

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Sheila Sweeney

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Gerald & Carol Deetz

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Ed Mahlum

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Nancy Lehman

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Joe & Christi Lieffring

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

John & Barbara Dreschler

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Virginia Averill & Hugh Heimdahl

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

James & Deborah Schultz

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

In Memory of Vernon McDonough

His Friends at the Mondovi Family Restaurant

Steve Stamm, John Accola, Vern Becker, Lynn Peterson, Brent Lindstrom, Bob Johnson, John Walker, Gary Holmen, Bruce Wulff, Harley & Robbie, Jim Tweet, Cindy & Don Kummer, Galen Hagen, Gary Sabelko, David Sabelko, Larry Offerdahl, Rick Pax, & Raeann Butler

Donated May 2021

Roger & Elizabeth Tomten

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Pauline & Jeff Bangma

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Jeffrey & Deborah Lehman

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Brent & Barbara Peters

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Patricia Oleson

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Margaret Erickson Rambo

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Sally Swift

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Joanie & Spike Aaseo

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Juli Hagstrom

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Donna Kneisler

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Jack & Mary Kins

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Debbi Becker

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Jolene & Steven Cooley

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

James & Anne O'Brien

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Marilynn & Gregg Morgan

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Steven & Becky Williamson

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Pauline Schultz

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

John & Judy Jax

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Randy & Mary Carlson

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Ann Brenner

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

James & Holly Hesselman

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Dan & Julie Lee

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Richard & Jane Matthews

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Peggy Serum

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Lavonne & Marvin Brott

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Ed & Ginny Gunderson

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Douglas & Jo Ann Ringger

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Brian & Sarah Mader

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Julia & Steven Deetz

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Cindy & Terry Brenner

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Doug & Rosemary Fisk

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Beth Moore

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Christy & Roger Mock

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Dawn Pennie

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Robert & Shirley Konkel

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Olson's Sewer Service

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Joseph & Patricia Smith

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Janice Weiss

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Brett & Cathy Cole

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Carolyn Cole

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Donna Armstrong

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Kathy Duval

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Georgann Hagness

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Ray & Laurie Johnston

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Mark & Julie Lunderville

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Len & Mary Michaels

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Barb Moe

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Vernetta Moe

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Bruce & Lori Olson

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Doug & Karen Olson

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Donna Peterson

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Kevin & Natasha Risler

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Jacqie & Jim Tiegen

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Amanda & Nate Weiss

In Memory of Jim Deetz

Donated May 2021

Christi & Joe Lieffring

In Memory of Arlene “Andy” Johnson

Donated June 2021

Ronald & Rosalie Bauer

In Memory of Tomino Quade

Donated June 2021

Christi Lieffring

In Memory of Gaylord “Stub” & Thelma Schultz

Donated June 2021

Robert & Susan Stoughton

Donated June 2021

Mondovi Area Historical Society

Donated August 2021

Black's Valley Ag Supply

Donated August 2021

Arnold & Valerie Risler

In Memory of Arnold and Valerie Risler

Donated August 2021

Christi Lieffring

In Memory of Cathy Erickson

Donated September 2021

Midwest Dental

Donated October 2021

Elaine Olson

Donated October 2021

Don & Janet Ede

Donated October 2021

RCU Foundation

Donated November 2021

Christine Marten

In Memory of Roger & Florence “Dolly” Marten

Donated December 2021

Lois Geffe

Donated December 2021

Pam Deetz

Donated December 2021

Mahlum Grandchildren

In Honor of their grandparents, Ed & Shirley Mahlum Donated December 2021

Amy Mahlum, Jeff Mahlum, Danny Mahlum, Aaron Goldstein, Megan Goldstein, Chris Haidvogel & Katherine Haidvogel

Anonymous

Donated December 2021

Carol & Donny Sandberg

Donated December 2021

2022 Donors

Jacob Toone

Donated January 2022

Joseph & Patricia Smith

Donated January 2022

In Memory of Ginny Everson

Christi Lieffring

Donated January 2022

In Memory of Steve Ottinger

Terri Vettrus

Donated January 2022

In Memory of Virginia “Ginny” Everson

Christi & Joe Lieffring

Donated January 2022

In Memory of Virginia “Ginny” Everson

Schroeder-Evenson Family

Donated January 2022

In Memory of Virginia “Ginny” Everson

Ed & Ginny Gunderson

Donated January 2022

In Memory of Virginia “Ginny” Everson

Christine Drew

Donated January 2022

In Memory of Virginia “Ginny” Everson

Roger & Sue Leirmo

Donated January 2022

In Memory of Steve Ottinger

Central Lutheran Church Confirmation Class

Donated February 2022

Winter 2021 Confirmation Class Carolers

Amy & Jeff Segerstrom

Donated February 2022

In Memory of Virginia Everson, Pam McGee & in Honor of Jerrine Kjentvet

Alfred & Virginia Everson

Donated March 2022

From the Family of Alfred and Virginia Everson

Terri Vettrus

Donated March 2022

Harold Heck

Donated March 2022

In Memory of Phyllis R. Johnson

Carie Thompson

Donated in March 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Dennis & Shelly Teigen

Donated in March 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge & in Honor of Jim Deetz

Holly Hesselman

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Michelle Lehman

Donated in March 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Sarah Snyder

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Sharon Pernsteiner

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Lisa Sandberg

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Mindy Hayes

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Amy Everson

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Faith Erickson

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Amy Berger

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Tracy Kluge

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Jess Rasmussen & Family

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Laura Teigen

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Sarah Brenner

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Mondovi Schools Jeans for Charities

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Todd & Sue Poeschel

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Jeff & JB Rykal

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Dylan & Cheyenne Steiner

Donated in April 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Deb Tomlinson

Donated in May 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Kathy Jardine

Donated in May 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Darcy Fredrickson

Donated May 2022

Joe & Pat Smith

Donated May 2022

Victor & Sue Birtzer

Donated May 2022

Cori Linehan

Donated May 2022

In Memory of Cora Christopherson

Rev. Paul & Debra Woebbeking

Donated May 2022

In Honor of Their Grandchildren

Dean & Lolly Thompson

Donated May 2022

Anonymous

Donated May 2022

Susan & David Sie

Donated May 2022

Joy & Michael DeWyre

Donated May 2022

In Memory of Irvin Yelle

Gwen Moore

Donated May 2022

Shari Biesterveld

Donated May 2022

In Memory of Rita Biesterveld

Mary Larson

Donated May 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Mary Larson

Donated May 2022

In Memory of Robert Serum

Area Thrift Shop

Donated May 2022

John Herpst

Donated May 2022

In Honor of John & Yvonne Herpst

David J. Bauer estate

Donated May 2022

In Memory of David J. Bauer

Donna Seltrecht

Donated May 2022

In Memory of Bob Seltrecht

Brian Alme

Donated May 2022

Dale Anibas

Donated May 2022

Audrey & Galen Aase

Donated June 2022

Rita Brantner

Donated June 2022

John & Joanne Rohrscheib

Donated June 2022

Pauline Schultz

Donated June 2022

Dennis & Mary Brion

Donated June 2022

Cindy Brenner

Donated June 2022

Beth Kennedy

Donated June 2022

Gary & Shelby Schlosstein

Donated June 2022

In Honor of Gary & Shelby Schlosstein

Matt & Emily Ebner

Donated June 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Mark Seyforth

Donated June 2022

Mondovi Schools Staff Challenge

Lori Linna

Donated June 2022

In Memory of Mary Ann Starks

Tom & Liz Leasum

Donated June 2022

Douglas & Karon Olson

Donated June 2022

Audrey & Galen Aase

Donated June 2022

In Memory of Leonard Michaels

Dawn & Randy Moy

Donated June 2022

In Honor of Paxton, Kaiden, & Brecken Moy

Dawn & Randy Moy

Donated June 2022

In Honor of Aria & Makaia Shirer

Elaine Olson

Donated June 2022

Becky Davis

Donated June 2022

Glenn & Mildred Lilleskov

Donated June 2022

In Memory of Leona Bulmer

Ellen Urness

Donated June 2022

Lorn & Kristi Schultz

Donated June 2022

Kristi Schultz

Donated June 2022

In Honor of Earl & Esther Van Gelder

Merlin & Linda Sandberg

Donated June 2022

Perry & Diane Nyseth

Donated June 2022

Fay Werlein

Donated June 2022

Ray & Laurie Johnston

Donated June 2022

Bonnie Oesau

Donated June 2022

Peter & Shari Hawkinson

Donated June 2022

In Memory of Leona Bulmer

Mondovi Historical Society

Donated June 2022

Debra & Rodney Ellifson

Donated June 2022

In Memory of Dean Helwig

Adam & Kate Wehling

Donated June 2022

Margaret Serum

Donated June 2022

In Memory of Bob Serum

Mondovi Insurance Agency

Donated July 2022

Ann Feldt

Donated July 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Darcy Fredrickson

Donated July 2022

In Memory of Dean Helwig

Bulmer Family Trust

Donated July 2022

In Memory of Leona M. Bulmer

Susan Bulmer & Mary Ward

Donated July 2022

In Memory of Leona M. Bulmer

Mondovi Evening Book Club

Donated July 2022

John C., Teresa, Jack, & Jake Accola

Donated July 2022

Joseph F. & Patricia A. Smith

Donated July 2022

In Memory of Karen Rivers

Jacquelyn Schnabl

Donated July 2022

Jacquelyn Schnabl

Donated July 2022

In Memory of Jeff Danzinger

Jacquelyn Schnabl

Donated July 2022

In Honor of Arthur Mathis

Jacquelyn Schnabl

Donated July 2022

In Honor of Roman Mathis

Ron & Ardi Brenner

Donated August 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Elaine Olson

Donated August 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Ron & Charlotte Stecklein

Donated August 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Julie Bloom

Donated August 2022

In Memory of Gene & Lois Kramschuster

Julie Bloom

Donated August 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Peter & Kit Werner

Donated August 2022

In Memory of Peter J. Werner Sr.

Debra Maki

Donated August 2022

In Memory of Pastor David Maki

Fran & Donna Fedie

Donated August 2022

Black's Valley Ag Supply

Donated August 2022

Donna Martin

Donated August 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Robin & Randy Taylor

Donated August 2022

Doug & Julie Bauer

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Glenda Busch

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Donna & Duane Klopp

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Gary & Linda Preston

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Janelle Eari

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Susan Loomis

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Mark & Barb Johnson

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Roger, Judy & Brian Harms

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Norine Longseth & family

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Mary Michaels

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Sue Birtzer

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Barb Wright & Randy Crank

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Jim & Holly Hesselman

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Susan Smith

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Darcy Fredrickson

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Anonymous

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Friends of the Library

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Betty Harms

Wanda Olson

Donated September 2022

A.C.T. 1

Donated September 2022

Michael & Joy Dewyre

Donated September 2022

In Memory of Rosemary Smith

Anette Forthun

Donated October 2022

In Memory of Don & Elaine Forthun

Rebecca Zenger

Donated October 2022

In Honor of Zachary Anderson

Rebecca Zenger

Donated October 2022

In Honor of Zoey Anderson

Beth Kennedy

Donated October 2022

Barbara Topper

Donated October 2022

Sara Rousey-Frenette

Donated October 2022

Sharol Molland

Donated October 2022

Barb Lee & Chuck Lee

Donated October 2022

Mary Butts

Donated October 2022

In Memory of Howard & Harriet Kins

SPC North America, Inc.

Donated October 2022

Scheels

Donated October 2022

Gary & Wanda Evans

Donated October 2022

Steven & Hannah Weispfennig

Donated November 2022

LaMay & Paul Nelson

Donated November 2022

Elaine Ness

Donated November 2022

Jennifer Thompson & Geoffrey Brisbine

Donated November 2022

Janet Bethke-Ede

Donated November 2022

Jeanette Rutschow

Donated November 2022

In Memory of Idella Rutschow
From the family of Idella Rutschow

Susan Smith

Donated November 2022

Aaron Matthew Memorial Charitable Fund of the Door County Community Foundation, Inc.

Donated November 2022

Anonymous

Donated November 2022

Rhonda Smieja

Donated November 2022

In Memory of the Haugland sisters

Irene, Dolores, Idella, and Sylvia

Dickie McKibbin

Donated December 2022

In Memory of the Haugland sisters

Irene, Dolores, Idella, and Sylvia

Anonymous

Donated November 2022

Alliance Bank

Donated December 2022

Ed Mahlum

Donated December 2022

2023-2024 Donors

Friends of Music

Donated January 2023

Robert & Terri Ganschow

Donated January 2023

In Memory of Donna Wineski

Robert & Terri Ganschow

Donated January 2023

In Memory of Nancy Ganschow

Our Savior's United Methodist Church

Donated January 2023

Peter & Kit Werner

Donated January 2023

In Memory of Peter J. Werner Sr.

Brian B

Donated February 2023

Richard & Bev Brion

Donated February 2023

Thomas Casey

Donated February 2023

In Memory of John Herpst

Thomas Casey

Donated February 2023

Leon Schultz

Donated February 2023

David & Dianne Wood

Donated February 2023

L.E. Phillips Family Foundation, Inc.

Donated February 2023

Martha Connolly

Donated February 2023

Rodney & Debra Ellifson

Donated February 2023

In Memory of Chuck Brenner

Dina & Kevin Fitzgerald

Donated February 2023

In Memory of John Herpst

Kjentvet-Smith Funeral Home

Donated February 2023

Tom & Mavis Cook Children

Donated March 2023

In Memory of Tom & Mavis Cook

Joe & Lori Danzinger

Donated March 2023

David & Anne Fath

Donated March 2023

Ronald & Rosalie Bauer

Donated March 2023

Judy Weishaar

Donated March 2023

Terry Koss

Donated March 2023

Elaine Olson

Donated March 2023

Neil & Mary Segerstrom

Donated March 2023

Charles Daul

Donated March 2023

Larry & Bonnie Lindsay

Donated March 2023

Joy Kellner

Donated March 2023

Douglas & Julie Bauer

Donated March 2023

Robert & Susan Stoughton

Donated March 2023

Lolly & Dean Thompson

Donated March 2023

Central Lutheran Church

Donated March 2023

Jack and Mary Kins

Donated March 2023

In Memory of John Kjentvet

Jane Crawford

Donated March 2023

Terri Vettrus

Donated March 2023

In Memory of Jean Cyprien

Lions Club of Mondovi

Donated March 2023

In Honor of Ed and Shirley Mahlum

Darcy Frederickson

Donated March 2023

In Memory of John Kjentvet

Thomas Casey & Judy Weishaar

Donated March 2023

In Memory of Dan Gilles

Christina Olson

Donated April 2023

Norma E Ward Children

Donated April 2023

In Memory of Norma E Ward

Virginia Kilness Family

Donated April 2023

In Memory of Virginia Kilness

Lynne Lindbo

Donated April 2023

Lorn & Kristi Schultz

Donated April 2023

Daniel Staab

Donated April 2023

Cook & Bystrom Families

Donated April 2023

In Memory of Joan C. Keetley

Kathy Goss

Donated April 2023

In Memory of Rebecca Goss

Susan & John Schultz

Donated April 2023

Buttons Bakery & Boutique

Donated April 2023

Jan Martin

Donated May 2023

Duane Klopp

Donated May 2023

In Memory of Donna Klopp

Edward Jones Investments - Lisa Berger

Donated May 2023

Susan & Les Iverson

Donated May 2023

In Honor of my Uncle Ed and Aunt Shirley Mahlum

Sandra Winberg

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Ashley Carstens, John Flotterud, Katie & Paul Hanke

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Deb Shroyer

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Kathryn Mahlum

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Paul & Mary Quarberg

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

James Ede

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Margaret Serum

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Robert Urness

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Randolf & Jennifer Souza

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Amy Mikelson

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

June Deutscher

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Mary Backus

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Kim & Sheila Marten

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Martin & Luanne Swanson

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Audrey & Galen Aase

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Keith & Sandra Mahlum

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

S Rousey-Frenette

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Susan Strangfeld

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Judith Heck

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Jon & Rose Wisneski

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

L. Paul Oman

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Terri Vettrus

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Terri Vettrus

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Glen Denk

Gerald & Rosemary Everson

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Glen Denk

Jimmy & Ann Christensen

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Tom Casey & Judy Weishaar

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Tom Casey & Judy Weishaar

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Glen Denk

Richard & Beverly Brion

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Chippewa Valley Model A Club

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Anonymous

Donated June 2023

Deborah Deutscher & Carl Girtman

Donated June 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Barbara & Chuck Lee

Donated July 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Dawn Moy

Donated July 2023

In Memory of Edith M. Klingel

Dawn Moy

Donated July 2023

In Memory of James B. Young

Ruth Halverson

Donated July 2023

In Memory of Carolyn F. Gruber

Dina & Kevin Fitzgerald

Donated July 2023

In Memory of Carolyn F. Gruber

Ruth Deutscher

Donated July 2023

In Memory of Carolyn F. Gruber

Rolland Larson

Donated August 2023

Ginny Gunderson

Donated August 2023

In Memory of Haughland Sisters

Tom Casey & Judy Weishaar

Donated August 2023

In Memory of Duane Deutscher

Martin & Luanne Swanson

Donated August 2023

Michael & Aleen Linse

Donated September 2023

In Memory of Robert Hovey, Jr.

Ann Yelle

Donated October 2023

In Memory of Irv Yelle

Ann Yelle

Donated October 2023

In Memory of Dennis Brion

Mondovi Family Restaurant

Donated October 2023

June Deutscher

Donated November 2023

In Memory of Frederick G. Weber

Craig & Julie Mahlum

Donated December 2023

In Memory of John Kjentvet

Steve & Linda Paykel and Arlyss Hagen

Donated December 2023

In Memory of Shirley Mahlum

Gerald & Rosemary Everson

Donated January 2024

In Memory of Nancy Polzer

Zion Lutheran Ladies Society of Mondovi

Donated February 2024

Stelzleni Family

Donated February 2024

Cindy Brenner and Josie Pace

Donated February 2024

In Memory of Bonnie Miles

Cook & Bystrom Families

Donated February 2024

In Memory of Aunt Joanie

Craig & Cathy Miles

Donated February 2024

In Memory of Bonnie Miles

Pat Brenn

Donated February 2024

In Memory of Bonnie Miles

June Deutscher

Donated February 2024

In Memory of Bonnie Miles

Lavonne & Kenneth Ganz

Donated February 2024

In Memory of Bonnie Miles

Kenneth & Nancy Brown

Donated February 2024

In Memory of Bonnie Miles

Dray

Donated February 2024

In Memory of Bonnie Miles

Dina & Kevin Fitzgerald

Donated February 2024

In Memory of Bonnie Miles

Donated February 2024

Alice Anibas

Donated February 2024

In Memory of Bonnie Miles

Dr. Connie Morey

Donated March 2024

In Memory of Randy & Ray Morey

William Morey

Donated March 2024

In Memory of Rachael Morey

Virginia Morey

Donated March 2024

In Memory of Rae and Randy Morey

Scot & Heather Iverson

Donated March 2024

In Memory of Sue Iverson

Randy & Debbie Duncanson

Donated March 2024

SunRise Inn

Donated May 2024

Michael & Laurie Stricker

Donated June 2024

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Capital Campaign and Building Documents

Frequently Asked Questions

Why does the Mondovi Public Library need a new building?

The Mondovi Public Library serves more than 8,000 people in the area. Since 1996, the library has increased the number of programs available by 566%, and the number of attendees by over 790%. The Library holds more than 17,000 items for circulation. At only 2,555 square feet, we are not able to offer the space, equipment, programs and collections that the members of the Mondovi community expect and deserve. Furthermore, having all the Library’s resources on the ground level will enable it to become increasingly user friendly and for the first time compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991.

Are libraries really needed in this age of technology?

Libraries are more vital and necessary than ever. Studies show that public libraries experience an increase in usage when their libraries have been expanded, recreated or renovated. This includes both materials checked-out and program attendance, even while technology is more and more available in homes. Particularly in difficult economic times, libraries ‘level the playing field’ – offering all people equal access to the tools they need to stay informed, educated and connected. Communities throughout Wisconsin are expanding their current libraries or building new ones to meet the needs of the community. Libraries are a vital resource, especially in rural areas where service and access are not equal.

 

As the role of the public library has evolved from a quiet place to read and check out books, to a community space, technology center, and general meeting spot for the community, so too has the need for additional space increased. Our building plans have been carefully designed by industry professionals to meet those needs and provide an outstanding library for current users and future generations alike. Additionally, with increased space in the Library comes increased partnerships with businesses and organizations in and around Mondovi, particularly those who otherwise do not have their own space in our community,

 

How much space are you adding? What are the plan details?

The new building will more than triple our current square footage, taking the Library from 2,555 square feet to just over 7,000 square feet. The new single-story building will provide additional space to every section of the Library. It includes a new teen area, separate computer and technology spaces for different age groups, a specified study room and a community room. It will feature more space for a larger library collection, larger technology areas, reading areas, and learning areas. The layout lends itself to better sight lines throughout the library, eliminates unmonitored access to the building, and has an abundance of natural light. Plans may evolve over time, but our square footage and layout will remain largely unchanged.

What does the new Library design look like?

The most recent renderings and floor plans of the Mondovi Public Library can be found in City Hall and on the Library’s website, just above these FAQs.

How will the new Library be funded and how much will the Library cost?

The new Library will be supported entirely through a private, community-driven investment campaign. Community members are leading the campaign to raise the funds necessary to ensure that the Library meets our community’s needs.

Due to current building costs, the new building is estimated at $1.8 million. We hope that the money can be raised as soon as possible to prevent this number from inflating due to economic changes. We plan to break ground on the new Library in 2023.

Will the Library remain open during construction?

Yes, the Library will remain open until the construction on the new Library is completed. At that time, we will vacate our current space and take up residence solely in the new building. 

How can I make a donation to the Capital Campaign/New Library Building?

Donations to the new Library can be made in a variety of ways. Donations can be made directly to the Library. They can be pledged over a number of years, and can be monetary, stocks, goods, services and more. All donations are subject to Library Board approval and are tax deductible. 

How will donors be recognized?

Every gift to the Mondovi Public Library is an important step toward making the vision of the new Library a reality. Gifts will be recognized in many ways such as naming rights for rooms and areas within the Library as detailed on the Recognition Opportunities. Gifts will also be recognized through pavers outside the Library, a giving tree in the atrium and on an electronic giving wall in a prominent place in the Library. While we feel strongly that support at all levels should be publicly acknowledged, anonymity will be strictly respected if requested. 

How can I get involved?

Please contact Capital Campaign Committee Chair, Terri Vettrus, or Library Director, Jonathan Lebakken, for ways to get involved. 

Terri Vettrus: (715) 563-3023 or terrimvet@gmail.com

Jonathan Lebakken: (715) 926-4403 or mondovipl@wrlsweb.org

Examples include but are not limited to donating (monetary, in-kind, printing, manufacturing, etc.), volunteering, fundraising, marketing, and so much more.

 

Are these the final drawings for the project?

While we expect the layout and design of the building to remain largely unchanged, these plans are preliminary and are subject to alteration throughout the course of the Building Project.

Where will the new Library be?

The new library will be directly across from the current building on the vacant lot.

What is going to happen to the old Library?

The current Library will be entirely vacated once we move in to the new building. Then, it is up to City Hall to decide what they would like to do with the building.

Contact Information

Jonathan Lebakken, Library Director  –  (715) 926-4403  – mondovipl@wrlsweb.org

Terri Vettrus, Capital Campaign Chair  –  (715) 563-3023  –  terrimvet@gmail.com