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Welcome to Your Public Library!
Holiday Hours
The Public Library & Recreation Center will observe the following hours:
December 22nd, Open 9 am to 5:30 pm
December 23rd - 26th-  Closed

Welcome to the Judy B. McDonald Public Library
Judy B McDonald Public Library

Mission Statement
The Judy B. McDonald Public Library connects people with information, ideas and experiences to provide enjoyment, enhance lives and strengthen our community.

Events for the Whole Family

Amazing Race: Library Edition

Date: December 9

Time: 5:30pm

Ages: All

Registration: Please register by December 8.

Call on your best buddies or the whole family and form groups to navigate challenges and puzzles around the library, complete with landmarks, detours and roadblocks, to find out who will win the title of Amazing Race champions! Children should be accompanied by an adult.

Family Day Out 
Dates: 2nd and 4th Saturdays each month

Time: 2:30-4:30pm

Ages: All

Registration: Free, no registration.

Enjoy a movie, Xbox games, board games, coloring and more that’s suitable for all ages.  Call 559-2970 to learn each week’s movie listing.  

How To Get A Library Card
Fill out an application form and present proof of residence. Proof of residence can be an ID that shows your current address or any other item that has been mailed to you. Children under 17 years of age must have a parent's signature. First card is free; replacement card fee $1.00. 

Circulation Policy
Books from the "new book section" - 2 weeks. All other books - 4 weeks. Audio Books on CD or cassette - 4 weeks. Entertainment videos/DVDs - 7 days. Non-Fiction videos - 2 weeks LIMITS : 3 non-fiction books per call number; 8 cassettes, 5 CDs; 4 videos or DVDs per family. No limit on fiction books. FINES : 10 cents a day on books and cassettes, $1.00 a day on videos and DVDs. RENEWALS : Can be done in person or telephone (559-2970). Limit one renewal. An item cannot be renewed if another customer is waiting for that item.

Mercedes Franks
Ph: (936) 559-2970

Mon  9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tues 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wed 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thur  9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Fri    9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sat   9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.