Friday, December 19, 2014

Special Storyhours Dec. 30

Special Storyhours on Tuesday, December 30!

10:00 - DEAR DOLLY
Girls, bring your favorite dolls for a special time of music and fun!

3:00 - LET'S GO!
Boys, bring your cars and trucks for a zooming good time!

McComb Public Library, December 30!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

In Memory of Norman Bridwell

Norman Bridwell Dies at 86

Norman Bridwell, beloved author of the Clifford the Big Red Dog series, passed away Friday, December 12. 

We have some of his books and dvds on display here at the library.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014


DVDs recently added to the collection:

* Dolphin Tale 2
* Guardians of the Galaxy
* The Giver
* Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
* The Hundred Foot Journey
* Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
* The November Man 
* Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas
* What If
* And So It Goes
* The Purge: Anarchy
* The Expendables 3
* Into the Storm
* How to Train Your Dragon 2
* 22 Jump Street
* Wish I Was Here
* Let's Be Cops

Friday, December 5, 2014

Help Support Your Library!


Help support your library! Visit our new website/catalog and use the "Buy It Now" button for shopping for books, music, movies, and more on Amazon!

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to our library at no additional cost to you!

                                                               New Catalog Search!

                                                                                                                     Click "Buy It Now" !!!
After clicking "Buy It Now" it goes to a special Amazon page that is linked to our library, so when you make a purchase, we benefit!



Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Catch the Gingerbread Man!

Catch the Gingerbread Man!

3:30 pm, November 27
(Thanksgiving afternoon!)

Puppet Show for All Ages!

Holiday Closings

Upcoming Holiday Closings for the Library have been posted on the "Holiday Closings" page!


Monday, November 10, 2014

Miss Mattie's Craft Time

Fall Storyhour ends Friday, November 14. 

Now for the good news! 

Miss Mattie will be having HOLIDAY CRAFT TIME for ALL AGES at McComb Public Library on the following dates: 

Tuesday, November 18
Tuesday, November 25
Tuesday, December 2
Tuesday, December 9

Craft Time will be held at 4:00 in the Children's Storyhour Area

Friday, November 7, 2014

New DVDs!

New DVDs!

1. Step Up: All In
2. A Million Ways to Die in the West
3. Hercules
4. A Most Wanted Man
5. Planes: Fire and Rescue (Children's DVD)

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

New DVDs!

New titles include: 

*Deliver Us From Evil
*Earth to Echo
*Sex Tape
*Mr. Peabody and Sherman
*X-Men: Days of Future Past
*Edge of Tomorrow

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Updated Storyhour Schedule!

Fall Storyhour Times now include: 

Thursdays @ 10:00 
(alternating each week between CROSBY and MAGNOLIA)
October 16 at Magnolia
October 23 at Crosby

and so on!

See the Storyhour page for the complete schedule!

Monday, October 13, 2014

New DVDs

DVDs recently added to collection: 

1. A Haunted House 2
2. Captain America: Winter Soldier
3. Think Like a Man Too
4. Brick Mansions
5. Blended

More new movies coming soon!

Monday, October 6, 2014

Little Lady's Tea

~*Little Lady's Tea*~

Sunday, October 12 @ 3:00
Little ladies ages 2 - 5 are invited for Sunday afternoon tea at McComb Library. 

Borrow an outfit from Mama's closet and dress up!
Ms. Alice Mitchell will read her book My Mama's Closet.
We'll have a fashion show, then enjoy "high tea" 
Reservations are necessary due to limited seating.
Parents, call 601-684-2661, Ext. 3


Thursday, September 4, 2014


DVDs recently added to the collection - 

1. Amazing Spider-Man 2
2. Draft Day
3. Moms' Night Out
4. They Came Together
5. Legends of Oz - Dorothy's Return
6. Sabotage
7. The Quiet Ones
8. Muppets Most Wanted
9. Bad Words
10. God's Not Dead

Monday, August 25, 2014

Fall Storyhour Has Begun!

Fall Storyhour has begun ---

Check the "Storyhour" Page for the complete schedule!

Storyhours are currently being held at McComb, Liberty, and Walthall County libraries!

Plus, a special Teddy Bear nighttime storyhour will be held at the McComb Public Library this Friday, August 29. Details are on the "Storyhour" page. 

Thursday, July 31, 2014

New DVDs!

1. Noah
2. Heaven is for Real
3. Single Moms Club
4. Divergent
5. Transcendence
6. Labor Day
7. The Other Woman
8. Under the Skin
9. Rio 2

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Weather Program

Weather Program

When: Tuesday, July 1
Time: 6 pm

Nathan Scott, weekend meteorologist for WAPT will be giving a presentation on severe weather

(Click on his name to learn more about him!)

Refreshments will be provided and door prizes will be given away. 

Everyone is invited! 

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

New DVDs!

New DVDs! - Now available for checkout!

* Winter's Tale

* 300: Rise of an Empire

* Endless Love

* The LEGO Movie

* Robocop

* 3 Days to Kill 

* Pompeii

Friday, June 13, 2014

Summer Reading Displays

We have been hard at work creating fun displays in celebration of "Fizz Boom Read!" Summer Reading! 

Come and see! (and check out some books!)

Two of our "robots"

There is much more to be seen, so come visit us!
See the Storyhour page for more pictures!

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Library Update - Summer Reading Posted!

Summer Reading Fun will be starting the week of June 9! We are planning events for all ages, as well as Miss Mattie's regular Storyhour. 

Miss Mattie's storyhour schedule is now posted on the Storyhour page! The theme this year is "Fizz! Boom! Read!" 

New DVDs!

New DVDs now available for checkout!

* The Nut Job
* I, Frankenstein
*Justin Bieber's Believe
* 47 Ronin
* Vampire Academy
* The Monuments Men
* Her
* Veronica Mars
* The Legend of Hercules
* Gimme Shelter
* Devil's Due

Monday, May 12, 2014

New Feature!


You can now search the Pike-Amite-Walthall Library's Online Catalog from this blog! 

See the search box to the right...results will open in a new window.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

New DVD Update!

New DVDs now available for checkout!

* The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
* Black Nativity
* The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
* Philomena
* 12 Years a Slave
* Home Front
* The Wolf of Wall Street 
* Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

Friday, April 4, 2014

DVD update!

DVD Update! Here are dvd titles that have recently become available for checkout: 

1. American Hustle
2. Out of the Furnace
3. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
4. Catching Fire
5. Walking With Dinosaurs
6. About Time
7. The Best Man Holiday
8. Gravity
9. Frozen
10. Thor: The Dark World
11. The Book Thief
12. Dallas Buyer's Club

Thursday, April 3, 2014

In Memory of Aime'e Thurlo

Author Aimée Thurlo passed away on February 28, 2014. She and her husband David Thurlo have written dozens of books, including the popular mystery series featuring Ella Clah. They've also written two other mystery series plus romantic suspense novels for Harlequin.

See her obituary here.

See all of their books on Fantastic Fiction. The library owns some of the Ella Clah and Sister Agatha series. If you want one that we do not own, we will be happy to request it for you.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Update coming soon!

I promise this blog will be updated very soon! I have not forgotten about it!

Also up and coming is a new genealogy blog that will focus on new genealogy books the library receives, as well as anything of genealogical or local historical interest...the blog may be viewed here: McComb Library Genealogy

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

World Book Online! Free!

WORLD BOOK ONLINE – Free access through the PAWLS Library System!
                                                Access at the library or from home!

1.      Go to

2.      Scroll down to the bottom of page and click this icon

3.      Enter your library card number and click “Go”

4.      You’re in! Now, select where you want to go. There are four choices.

A.     For Kids
This resource is especially for children. It includes thousands of easy to read articles, colorful illustrations, games and activities, online maps, biographies, science project ideas, and much more!

B.      Info Finder
Designed for elementary and middle school students needing homework or research help, this resource includes more than 40,000 articles, more than 10,000 biographies, information on how to do research and how to do citations, a thorough dictionary, interactive maps, and much much more!

C.      Reference Center
For high school and beyond, go to Reference Center. In addition to the articles, there are Current Events, Computer and Web tutorials, important Life Skills information, Government Resources, Research Help (and how to do Citations), and much more!

D.     Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Spanish version!  Click here for a description:

There is a wealth of information, too much to all be listed here. Plus, it’s constantly being updated so you know you’re always getting the latest information.

Check it out today!

Friday, February 14, 2014

President's Day Closure

The Library will be closed 
Monday, February 17 
In honor of President's Day

So come to your local library and get some books and dvds for the weekend!!

Monday, February 10, 2014

We Are Open! (And new DVDs)

McComb Library is OPEN! 

We have some new DVDs to tell you about. These are now available for checkout (or place on hold)

NEW DVDs for February

Fast and Furious 6
The Conjuring

Pacific Rim

Captain Phillips
Free Birds
You’re Next
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
Kick Ass 2
Jobs (bio. of Steve Jobs)
Bad Grandpa
Last Vegas
Red 2
Lee Daniels’ The Butler
The Family 
Don Jon
Escape Plan
Ender's Game 
Blue Jasmine

Monday, February 3, 2014

McComb Library Closed for Repairs

The McComb Library is closed due to water damage. 
 We will reopen as soon as possible, but as of right now we do not have a definite reopening date. 

All of our branches are open.

February's Munch-a-Lunch @ McComb has been rescheduled and Miss Mattie's Spring Storyhour is starting. McComb's Storyhour will begin when the library reopens.
Please check this blog's Events page and Storyhour page for more details on these programs.