Welcome to the Yalobusha County Public Library System! Did you know Yalobusha is the Native American word meaning “tadpole”?
- LIBRARY BOARD: Friday, September 16, 9:00 AM @ Coffeeville Public Library. Library board meetings are open to the public in accordance with state law. To be placed on the agenda for the next board meeting, contact Patty M. Bailey no later than Monday, Sept. 12.
- Holidays / Closings: Libraries will be closed Monday, September 5, for Labor Day.
- Library Hours: Oakland Public Library changed library operating hours. Effective Feb. 1, 2015, library hours are: Mondays 9-12 & 1-5; Wednesday 10-12 & 1-6; Fridays 9-12 & 1-5.
Programs & Events
* Friends of Oakland Public Library will host a program and picnic at Ford’s Well Wednesday, September 21 at 12:00 noon. Mr. Hollis Crowder of Batesville will speak about a train robbery in Panola County around the turn of the century. Bring a picnic food to share and join Friends for this fun, free program. Call Oakland Public Library at 662-623-8651 for more information or a map to Ford’s Well.
NEWS! Yalobusha County Public Library System has been awarded two (2) Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) Grants for 2017 which will purchase more new library materials.
Great new books arrive weekly. Looking for current best sellers? Try one of these: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J K Rowling, Sting by Sandra Brown, Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty, See Me by Nicholas Sparks, or A Man Called Ove Fredrick Backman.
BOOKS TO MOVIES! Check out some of these books which will be movies in fall 2016: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman (Sept. 2) and The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins (Oct. 7). For children / youth, Miss peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs will debut as a movie Sept. 30. Don’t wait for the movie! Read the book. It’s always better.