Welcome to Your Public Library!

Mission Statement

The Nacogdoches Public Library connects people with information, ideas and experiences to provide enjoyment, enhance lives and strengthen our community.

Library Hours
Monday & Thursday: 9 am to 9 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 9 am to 5:30 pm
Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
Phone:  (936) 559-2970


Judy B. McDonald Public Library, the Library for the City of Nacogdoches!

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.

Register for Programs Here
Adult Program Registration - September
Children or Teen Registration - September
October Program Registration (including NEA Big Read Nacogdoches)
Children's Program Registration
Mixed Ages Program Registration
Adult Program Registration
Kids & Teens Cooking Contest Entry Form & Rules

NEA Big Read Nacogdoches Kick-Off & Camp-Out Registration
Registration necessary only if camping overnight.
Are you willing to loan someone your tent for the Kick-Off & Camp-Out? If so, please click here.