Building Marion's Future

New Milestones

Library Renderings

 

Oct. 1 Ground Breaking Press Release 

Find out more regarding the new Marion Public Library.

 

Construction Manager Selected! 

Busch Construction was selected as the construction manger for the project. https://www.bushconstruct.com/

 

RFQ for Construction Management

As of August 23rd, the library has issued a Request for Qualifications for construction management. That document can be found here: PDF icon cm_rfq_2019-mpl_v.1.pdf

 

Updated Needs Assessment

The library completed an updated needs assessment (as of January 1, 2019), as part of the New Building Project. Read more about the master plan for the new library now! Click on the presentation file below for more information. This presentation was given at the January 10, 2019 City Council Meeting. The final needs asssment report for the library is also noted below. 

 

Facility Master Plan

Read through the presentation that was given to the Library board of Trustees about the overall plan recommendations for a new facility by clicking on the link below. This information was prepared by Engberg Anderson Architects. 

 File master_plan.pptx

 

Needs Analysis

Review the actual needs analysis report that was compiled by Engberg Anderson Architects. This information is what formed the recommendations for the new building project. PDF icon report_190117.pdf

 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Questions? We may have answered them for you already. PDF icon Read through our frequently asked questions about the new building project now.  

 

 

News

As written in our June 19th “Statement on Racial Injustice,” the Marion Public Library is committed to improving for our staff, patrons, and community every day. This commitment to action is built into our core Mission, Vision, Values, and Strategic Initiatives.   Please click the image below or... Read More
Posted: Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 10:30am
Like many of you in our community, our hearts are breaking because of the recent killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor. We have struggled with finding and articulating the right words to explain our sorrow, rage, grief, and compassion. One of our roles as a public library is... Read More
Posted: Friday, June 19, 2020 - 5:07pm
Couldn't make it to one of our community input sessions? You can watch a live recording of one of the sessions so you'll still get all the details on the design of the new building.    Click here to watch. 
Posted: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 5:47pm