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Welcome to the Yalobusha County Public Library System!   Yalobusha is a Native American word meaning “tadpole waters.”

 

** Register children ages 4 – 12 in our FREE virtual “Tails & Tales” Summer Library Program.

All registered children will receive weekly activity packets and Take & Make craft kits which go along with the program plus other incentives. 

Register now in person at Coffeeville or Oakland Public Library.  We have room for a few more children so register in person or online now.  

Register online here: 

Tails and Tales Summer Library Program Registration

 

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Coffeeville Public Library

Oakland Public Library

Announcements/News

BOARD MEETING:  The Administrative Board of Yalobusha County Public Library System is scheduled to in September.  This meeting will be available to the public via Zoom.

NOTICE:  WE ARE OPEN! Yalobusha County Public Library System is now open for book browsing or computer use.  We offer Fax / copy / print services inside or from the front door.  Curb delivery service is available to safely serve our patrons’ needs.  Call Coffeeville Public Library (662-675-8822) or Oakland Pubic Library (662-623-8651) during regular operating hours for assistance. 

Click on the RESOURCES tab to find links to many digital services.  If you have an urgent need, please call your local library during regular operating hours or email us at info@yalobusha.lib.ms.us   

For the latest virtual programs and information,  please like & follow us on Facebook:  Visit Facebook Page

SERVICES NOW AVAILABLE:

  • Our buildings are open to the public.  Appointments are not necessary.
  •  Please continue to wear masks inside library buildings to protect the vulnerable.
  • Use hand sanitizer when entering buildings.
  • Material quarantine is no longer necessary!    
  • Patrons may call ahead to reserve an appointment for computer use if they desire.
  • Porch or curbside delivery of materials is still available.  Please call ahead to request this service.  
  • FAX , Copy, & Print services available inside or at the door.  
  • Free Wi-Fi service is available in library parking lots from 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM daily.  Passwords are:  Coffeeville – coflibwap#1   Oakland – oaklibwap#1
  • No meetings or programs will be held until further notice due to social distancing guidelines. 
  • Click on the RESOURCES tab above to find links to many services. 

Videos by the Mississippi Library Commission!

  • Holidays / Closings:* Libraries will be closed for July 4th and Labor Day.
  • LIBRARY BOARD: The Administrative Board  meets five times per year in January, March, May, September, and November.  Board meetings are open to the public in accordance with state law. For more information, contact Patty M. Bailey, Director.
  • Library Hours:  
    *Coffeeville Public Library: Monday 9-12 and 1-5; Tuesday, 1-5; Wednesday 1-6; Thursday 1-8; and Friday 9-12 and 1-5.  PHONE:  662-675-8822
    * Oakland Public Library: Mondays 9-12 and 1-5; Wednesday 10-12 and 1-5; Fridays 9-12 and 1-4. PHONE:  662-623-8651

DIGITAL SERVICES! 

Hoopla E-book & Audiobooks –  Library patrons have access to free e-books and audiobooks through Hoopla.  Visit the Hoopla website to set up your account and start borrowing for free.  You must have a valid library card to access service; patrons are limited to 3 books per month. After registering, choose Yalobusha County Public Library System as your library.  Website:  www.hoopladigital.com