The Baraboo Public Library’s expansion committee recommended hiring MSA Professional Services of Baraboo to serve as project leader, with Quinn Evans Architects handling design. The Library Board accepted the committee’s recommendation and voted to begin contract negotiations.

The announcement of the award was recently featured in an article by Ben Bromley, for the Baraboo News Republic. In the article, "Designers picked for Baraboo Library expansion," the author shares excerpts from discussions with Meg Allen, Baraboo Public Library Director and MSA team leader, Carter Arndt.  

“Together they seem to create a dream team for our unique project.”

Library Director Meg Allen

The Baraboo Public Library was designed by Baraboo native Louis Claude and Edward Starck. Library leaders are planning an $8 million to $11 million addition designed to meet the community’s needs for 50 years. Preliminary work will begin in March, followed by design work from April to August. 
 
Read the full article here. 

Our design partner in the project, Quinn Evans Architects, is regarded as a leader in library planning and design, as well as historic library preservation. The team brings the deserving sensitivity needed to protect and enhance Baraboo’s original Carnegie Library building and a true depth of library expertise and insights. 
MSA team leader Carter Arndt