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Library’s Latest News & Events

Holiday Closing Hours

The Waco-McLennan County Libraries will be closed Wednesday, Dec 24th and Thursday, Dec 25th for Christmas. Normal Hours will resume on Friday, Dec 26th.

We will close at 5:00 on Wednesday, Dec 31st, and be closed Thursday, Jan 1st for New Year's Day. Normal hours will resume on Friday, January 2nd.


Check out our new downloadable e-magazines. Learn more here...


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!


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...



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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)

2015 Library Holiday Schedule (PDF)

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"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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