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Library’s Latest News & Events

Library Holiday Closing

Central Library will be closed Sunday, April 20, 2014 for Easter.

Normal Hours will resume Monday, April 21.



Search the Texas Group Catalog

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!



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.






 Tax Preparation Assistance


AARP and VITA tax preparation volunteer locations and hours

Get help with your taxes, know what to bring with you, and find online tax forms.

Under the Listening Tree

The second session of this exciting new series will be held on Sunday, May 18 at 2:00 - 4:00 in the Central Library courtyard. Come share in the Storytelling and Poetry Reading for all ages.


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...




For Teens: Teen Library Crew

Volunteering at the library is a fun way to achieve

volunteer hours for school, college

and gives you experience for job resumes.

The Teen Library Crew summer volunteer program

is for teens 14-17.

Enrollment now until May 1, 2014. 

For more information ...



Affordable Healthcare Act Resources

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called “Obamacare” or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is a federal statute signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010. 

One requirement of the law, the individual mandate to carry health insurance, goes into effect on January 1, 2014. 

The information and links below are provided by the library to assist the public in finding and selecting a health plan through the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace.  Enrollment through the marketplace begins on October 1, 2013.

Get answers about the Health Insurance Marketplace & ObamacareObtenga cobertura m├ędica que funcione para usted - y sus empleados. SOLICITE AHORA.

AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) provides online help at

For latest news try Health Insurance Blog.


Thanks to Everyone who Participated in the

Community Painting Days, June 8 and 9.

Update: Mural as of June 23rd, 2013. Lots of progress  has gone on.


Take a Video Tour of the Central Library

The Central Library - Know Your City from WCCC.TV - City of Waco on Vimeo.


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New Online Products


Learning Express Library 3.0

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:


Central Library, 1717 Austin Ave          

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.


East Waco Library, 901 Elm Avenue


Mondays: 10 a.m. until 9 p.m.

Tuesdays - Saturdays: 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.


South Waco Library, 2737 S. 18th Street


Mondays, Wednesdays - Saturdays: 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Tuesdays: 10 a.m. until 9 p.m.


West Waco Library and Genealogy Center,

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.



2014 Library Holiday Schedule (PDF)

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."










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