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


Coffeeville Public Library

Oakland Public Library


  • JOB  VACANCY!  Applications due by Sept. 16, 2019.  Look under JOB POSTINGS  under the ABOUT US tab for more information. 


VIDEO ON COFFEEVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Library patron Bev Lowe, working with Blue Magnolia Films, produced this beautiful story project about Coffeeville Public Library titled “The Little Library That Could.” We appreciate Bev along with Alison Fast, Chandler Griffin, and Blue Magnolia for telling our story. Please watch!

Videos by the Mississippi Library Commission!

  • Holidays / Closings:* Libraries will be closed Monday, September 2 for Labor Day.
  • LIBRARY BOARD: The Administrative Board meets five times per year, usually on the second Friday of the month, in January, March, May, September, and November. The next meeting will be Friday, September 20, 2019, 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 preceding the meeting.
  • Library Hours:  
    *Coffeeville Public Library Hours: Monday 9-12 and 1-5; Tuesday, 1-5; Wednesday 1-6; Thursday 1-8; and Friday 9-12 and 1-5
    * Oakland Public Library hours: Mondays 9-12 and 1-5; Wednesday 10-12 and 1-6; Fridays 9-12 and 1-5.


HOOPLA E-BOOK SERVICE!  Thanks to the Mississippi Library Commission, YCPLS library patrons now have access to e-books through Hoopla!  Visit the Hoopla website to set up your account and start borrowing e-books for free!  You must have a valid library card to access service, and patrons are limited to 3 e-books per month which automatically return after 21 days.   After registering, choose Yalobusha County Public Library System as your library. Visit the library for written instructions.  Website:  www.hoopladigital.com

RB Digital Magazine Service:  Library patrons now have free access to over 60 digital magazines through MLC.  Visit the website to set up your own account using your YCPLS library card and our library name.  Once you are registered, you may borrow magazines and download them.  Visit the library for written instructions.  Website: mlcms.rbdigital.com


Great new books arrive weekly.

** BEST SELLERS: Looking for current best sellers? Check out our NEW book sections.

**BOOKS TO MOVIES! Don’t wait for the movie! Read the book. It’s always better.