Welcome to the Yalobusha County Public Library System! Did you know Yalobusha is the Native American word meaning "tadpole"?
Coffeeville Public Library
Oakland Public Library
LIBRARY LOVE LETTERS Advocacy Project: Visit either library to pick up a "Library Love Letters" postcard, and share what your library means to you with state lawmakers. Funding decisions being made now could affect your local library. Support your library by letting lawmakers and local officials know what your library means to you!
- Holidays / Closings:
* Libraries will be closed Friday, February 3, from 9:00 - 12:00 for Staff Training. We will be open from 1:00 - 5:00 on Feb. 3.
* Libraries will be closed Monday, February 20, 2017 for Presidents' Day.
- LIBRARY BOARD: Friday, March 17, 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, March 13.
- 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
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.
Oakland Public Library was awarded The Children's Book Grant by The Pilcrow Foundation. Matching grant funds were provided by Booker Royal Arch in Oakland. Ninety-seven new books arrived in January 2017!
Great new books arrive weekly. ** BEST SELLERS: Looking for current best sellers? Check out one of these: ISLAND OF GLASS
by Nora Roberts; THE WHISTLER by John Grisham; CROSS THE LINE by James Patterson; A MAN CALLED OVE by Fredrik Backman; THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN by Paula Hawkins; NO MAN'S LAND by David Baldacci;TWO BY TWO by Nicholas Sparks; NIGHT SCHOOL by Lee Child; TURBO TWENTY-THREE by Janet Evanovich; THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead.
**BOOKS TO MOVIES! Check out some of these books which will be movies this year: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J. K. Rowling (Nov. 18); The Shack by William Young (March 3). For children / youth, A Wrinkle in Time, Book 1 by Madeline L'Engle (July 2017). Don't wait for the movie! Read the book. It's always better.