Library Building News

Coronavirus Crisis Update from the New Glarus Library Board

The New Glarus Library Board understands that right now, nothing feels normal. We want to provide two library updates – services that remain available through the library, and on the capital campaign for a new library.

Library Operations

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New Glarus Library Campaign Receives $50,000 Matching Grant

The capital campaign for the new library in New Glarus received a matching grant for $50,000 titled ‘Love of Community’ from an anonymous donor. Any donations received until that amount is reached will be doubled.

The inspiration for the name of the matching grant, ‘...

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New Glarus Library Campaign Meets Schlecht Family Foundation Challenge Grant

The New Glarus Library Campaign is delighted to announce that it met the $30,000 matching grant from the Schlecht Family Foundation by the December 31, 2019 deadline. The $60,000 raised will go towards the new library to be located on Durst Road on the west...

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Schlecht Family Foundation Library Challenge Grant Doubled

A $15,000 challenge grant to the Capital Campaign for the New Glarus Library is now $30,000 due to the generous support of the Schlecht Family Foundation. The enthusiastic monetary response to the initial grant surpassed the goal quite quickly. As a result,...

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Library Building Project Moving Forward

This summer, the New Glarus Village Board made two key decisions that will allow the library building project to proceed. First, unanimous approval of the west side location, next to the Swiss Center of North America; and second, a commitment to borrow $1 million for the project. These actions...

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