In 2014, Dewberry Architects were contracted to complete a facilities master plan for the San Marcos Public Library. This document offers a snapshot of the library, where it is heading, and how the library can address its current and future needs. A $14,500,000 bond election was passed in May 2017 to fund this project.
On October 3, 2019, we celebrated a major milestone in the history of the City of San Marcos where ground was broken to celebrate the start of the public library expansion and remodel project.
The library expansion was completed in May 2021, and 28,000 square feet was added to the existing 27,000 square feet. The public library now offers modernized spaces including a teen room, makerspace, technology hub, and an enclosed children’s area. The library also includes study rooms, conference rooms, and a large meeting room that will seat up to 240 people.