Building Marion's Future

Library Renderings

 

 

Livestream Building New $18M Library 

Interested in watching our brand new library being built? Check out our 24 HR webcam courtesy of Bush Construction.

 

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.

 

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News

Every book its reader, every reader its book. There are some on the list that you will likely love, and some that you may roll your eyes at, but these are the books that kept our staff learning and laughing last year. Without further ado, here are the Marion Public Library Staff Picks from 2020!
Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021 - 3:00pm
In collaboration with Marion Independent School District, the Marion Public Library is excited to provide student library cards to every student in the Marion Independent School District! Rather than a physical card, students will have a library account number that includes their student lunch... Read More
Posted: Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 8:58am
In collaboration with the Linn-Mar Community School District, the Marion Public Library is excited to provide library cards to every student attending Linn-Mar Schools! Rather than a physical card, students will have a library account number that includes their Student ID number. Students will use... Read More
Posted: Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 8:46am