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
Many services are available. Whether you want to research your ancestry, have a quiet place to do homework, use one of our public access computers, with free Wi-Fi (24/7), read the newspapers or just relax and enjoy a work of fiction you will find it all here.
DVDs, audio books, magazines, newspapers and books for adults, juveniles and children are all available for your use either while you are visiting or to check out.
There is a children's area where much media is available including the Early Literacy Station computer.
Other services available are copy & fax service, large print books, inter-library loans, and federal tax forms.
Our genealogical collection includes many family histories, other Arkansas reference material, and the Montgomery County Our Heritage book.
Also available is the Gateway Project, which is a collection-sharing program for libraries in central Arkansas.
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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.
The Montgomery County Library will be closed Thursday, July 4th, 2019 for Independence Day.
The Montgomery County Library Board will meet at the library in the Mount Ida Civic Center in Mt. Ida, Arkansas on Monday, July 8th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.
The Ouachita Mountains Regional Library Board of Trustees meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the Montgomery County Library in Mt. Ida, AR. The public is welcome.
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.
June 13th: Dreyer’s English by Benjamin Dreyer
July 11th: Being Mortal by Atul Gwande August 8th: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owen Music at the Library, sponsored by the Montgomery County Friends of the Library, will be Friday, June 28th, 2019 at 10:30 am, in the library meeting room. Freddy & Phyllis will showcase music by Freddy Fender, Dean Martin, Waylon Jennings, Ann Murray, Kathy Mattea, & Lorrie Morgan. For more information call the Montgomery County Library at 870-867-3812.
A UNIVERSE OF STORIES
2019 SUMMER READING PROGRAM THEME
Readers of all ages will explore all things space this summer as Montgomery County Public Library presents “A Universe of Stories” during their summer library program on Mondays during June and July. Activities may include space-related crafts, art projects, science and engineering experiments, and more.
The 2019 Summer Reading Program is open to young children ages 5 thru 12. The program starts on Monday, June 3rd at 10:00 am, with programs following on June 10th, June 17th, June 24th, and July 8th, with the last program which will be ice cream and cookie party on July 15th.
For more information call the library at 870-867-3812. All programs are free of charge.
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