New Library Building Project

Kalkaska has needed a new library building for decades. A larger library with modern amenities will improve our community’s overall quality of life economically, educationally, and culturally. Visit our New Library website here.

Click here for a current rendering, floor and site plans. Interested donors to this worthy community project are invited to contact the director of the Kalkaska County Library, John Roberts, at or at (708) 434-5681.

Support Documents

2002 Breton Group Needs Assessment Report and Executive Summary

2006 Community Survey, parts I and II, and Synopsis

2010 Capital Campaign Study

2012 New Library Survey

2013 NMCOG Recreational Plan Survey with comments and Summary

2013 Kalkaska County Recreational Planning Questionnaire Report

2013 Draft Kalkaska County Recreational Plan (NMCOG)

Lessons Learned

New Library Building Project Concept Document 5.6.14

Amended New Library Building Project Concept Document 11.12.14

New Building Project Phase II 3.2.15

Amended New Library Building Project Concept Document Phase II 7.1.15

New Building Project Phase III 7.3.15

New Library Project Plan 27 April 2017

Building Scope Comparison 2021

2-Floor Proposal 2021

2-Floor Cost Analysis 2021

3-Floor Proposal 2021

3-Floor Cost Analysis 2021

Cost Analysis 2023

Current Parcel Description

Current parcel information and photo


The Capital Campaign Committee meets on an as-required basis. For further information please contact John Roberts at or by calling the library at 231.258.9411.

Strategic Planning Committee Meeting Minutes

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