Project Updates



"MAGIC is proud to work with our partner CCPL in bringing to fruition the visionary plan for the Exploration Commons at 50 East makerspace in the Westminster Branch. This will be another fantastic addition to the burgeoning technology ecosystem here in Carroll County fostering innovation and entrepreneurial growth."

Dr. Robert Wack, President, MAGIC


The following is the estimated timeline for the project and is subject to change.

May 2018 - Manns Woodward Studios hired
May 2018 - April 2019 - Design
June - September 2018 - Focus group meetings
April - June 2019 - Hire construction firm
July 2019 - April 2020 - Construction
April – June 2020 - Furnishing and stocking
June 2020 - Grand Opening

The Architects

Manns Woodward Studios is a Maryland-based architectural design firm with expertise in public safety and community oriented architecture in Carroll County and around the State of MD. They are dedicated to providing exceptional service and carefully tailored design solutions that meet the specific needs of their clients and their community. For more information, visit their website.

Construction Drawings

We have completed 85% of the design phase and have preliminary floorplans (PDF) that are very close to being completed.


Significant funding provided by the County Library Capital Grant Program - Maryland State Library, County Commissioners for Carroll County, and private donors.