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September 1st, 2010
San Marcos Public Library celebrates 150,000th book

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Library board members hold the book that makes the San Marcos Public Library’s collection number 150,000. Left to right: Donna Swinney, Mike Hennesey, Linda Coker and Tug Wilson.

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The Encyclopedia of Texas Seashells, published by Texas A&M Press, has the honor of being the 150,000th book attained by the San Marcos Public Library, 625 East Hopkins Street. The facility’s collection has grown 82 percent since it opened in 1994 with 82,000 volumes.

San Marcos Public Library board members, including Donna Swinney, Mike Hennesey, Linda Coker and Tug Wilson celebrated the latest addition to the collection at the library.

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