Mission Statement

The mission of the Montgomery County Library is to provide materials and service for county residents of all ages for personal enrichment, enjoyment and educational needs. The library provides access to a collection of books and other materials to serve these needs, especially a place for young children to discover the joy of reading and the value of libraries.

About the Library


More information on just a few of the many services we offer.

Arkansas Digital Library Consortium - OverDrive

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The library provides access to a collection of books and other materials to serve the needs and provide a place for young children to discover the joy of reading and the value of libraries. Also available is available the Early Literacy Station computer.

Photocopying services and fax services are available at a minimal charge, and in-house computers are also available for your use. Free Wi-Fi is available as well. Please see our Policies page for usage rules and more information.

Upcoming Events

The Montgomery County Library has just received a gift of 100 new children’s books, ranging from pre-kindergarten through early readers. These books were a donation from the Brownstone Book Fund, a private foundation in New York City, interested in fostering early reading, a love of books and encouraging parents and children to read together. Come to the Montgomery County Library to explore and enjoy our new collection.
Montgomery County Library Book Club - The Montgomery County Library Book Club will meet will meet the following dates at 1 pm in the library meeting room. Also listed are the selected readings for each month.
January 9: Beloved by Toni Morrison
February 13: Reader's Choice
March 12: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
The Montgomery County Library Board will meet at the library in the Mount Ida Civic Center in Mt. Ida, Arkansas on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.  

The Ouachita Mountains Regional Library Board of Trustees meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Montgomery County Library in Mt Ida, AR. The public is welcome.

The Montgomery County Library will be closed Monday, January 20, 2020 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday.
Music at the Montgomery County Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Library will be Friday, January 31st, at 10:30 am, in the library’s meeting room. Freddy & Phyllis will showcase music by Roger Miller, Patty Loveless, Elvis Presley, Crystal Gayle, Tex Ritter, Phil Everly, Sam Cook, Jack Scott, & Neil Diamond, and many more. For more information call the Montgomery County Library at 870-867-3812.
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