San Marcos Public Library is closed to the public and has canceled all programs, classes and events. Staff will be available to answer questions and assist with various services.
Phone service and email: Community members may contact the library information desk by telephone at 512.393.8200 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
During these hours, patrons may request information including census, workforce, community services. Staff will do their best to answer your questions.
The library has many online services, including eBooks, downloadable magazines, and audiobooks that are available for free using your library card at www.sanmarcos.tx.gov/library. SMCISD students may log into these resources using their student ID number.
Community members without a card may call the library at 512.393.8200 to request a card that can be used online immediately.
Extended due dates: All items currently checked out have been given a due date of June 1, 2020, so no fines will accrue.
Front porch pickup: will begin on Monday, March 23 and will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Reserve by phone: This temporary service requires that customers reserve books, DVDs, CDs, or magazines before they come to the library. Customers may place items on reserve on the library catalog www.sanmarcostx.gov/library. Reserves will also be available by phone. The library will notify customers when the items are available to be picked up during the designated hours.
When customers arrive in the library parking lot, they will call 512.393.8200 and the items will be brought outside and placed on a table for pickup.
People wanting to return items will need to walk them up to the outside book drops and all items returned will be quarantine as recommended.