Library’s Latest News & Events
Thanksgiving Holiday Closing
The Waco-McLennan County Libraries will close Wednesday, Nov. 26th at 5:00 pm,
and be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov 27th and 28th.
Normal Hours resume Saturday, Nov 29th.
Library Catalog may be unavailable
The Library Catalog and some Online Database Resources may be temporarily unavailable. We apologize for this inconvenience. For assistance please call the Reference Desk at 750-5944, or Text: 66746 or email us.
National Novel Writer's Month - is a program to encourage writers to spend the month of November writing the text of a full-length novel. Write-ins will be held at the Central Library on the 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd of November (every Sunday), with a Write-in Wrap-up on Sunday, November 30th. All sessions are from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. except the Wrap-up, which runs until midnight. Registration is not required for the Write-ins, but is for the Wrap Up session on the 30th.
New Interlibrary Loan System
Looking for items that are not in the Waco McLennan County Library online catalog? Search the Texas Group Catalog for the item you want, then request that the item be sent to your library for pickup! All you need is a valid library card and PIN.
Learn more about the new system here!
New Science Info at the Library!
Science in Context is designed to help High School and University students with their coursework, and to inform and educate anyone who loves science. It includes earth science and life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history and biography and more. It even has experiments!
3m Cloud Library is Here!
The 3M Cloud Library is a flexible, easy-to-use e-book lending system where you can browse, check out and read e-books. Using the latest mobile technology, the 3M Cloud Library offers a seamless experience that lets you explore and borrow e-books in our library, at home and on the go on a variety of tablet computers and e-reader devices.. Visit our e-book downloads page for more details.
Yes! You can Book a Librarian!
Do you need help setting up an email account?
Need assistance downloading e-books to a device?
Need to find more sources for that research paper?
The Book-A-Librarian service allows you to reserve a free half hour session with a professional reference librarian. For more details...
Questions? Comments? Text us!
Text AskWMCL to 66746 for instructions
Save 66746 in your contacts as AskWMCL
New Online Products
LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.
Learning Express Library 3.0 includes the newly updated Job and Career Accelerator 3.0 as well.
Whether you’re looking to find a new job in your current field or pursue a career in an exciting new industry, Job & Career Accelerator™ has the powerful tools and expert guidance to help you through every step of the process. Includes a Resume and Cover Letter Writing tool.
Library Hours of Operation:
Circulation: 750-5943 Reference: 750-5944
Mondays - Wednesdays: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Thursdays - Saturdays: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sundays: 1 - 5 p.m.
Mondays: 10 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Tuesdays - Saturdays: 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Mondays, Wednesdays - Saturdays: 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Tuesdays: 10 a.m. until 9 p.m.
5301 Bosque Blvd, Suite 275
Circulation 745-6018 Genealogy 750-5945
Mondays, Thursdays: 10 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays: 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Join the Online Book Clubs
"The Waco-McLennan County Library seeks to promote programs that will stimulate and expand the reading interests of children and adults and to coordinate this activity with other educational cultural and social groups in the community."