Thursday, December 28, 2017

NOTICE - Change to New Year's Closing Dates

The Pike-Amite-Walthall Library System will be closed 
Saturday, December 30, 2017 - Tuesday, January 2, 2018 
for the New Year's holiday.

We will reopen at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Update! 12/27/2017

* Last Act in Palmyra by Lindsey Davis (Fiction)
* The Hunting Trip by William E. Butterworth III (Fiction)
* Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero by Kate Larson

*The War I Finally Won by Kimberly Bradley
* Warcross by Marie Lu
* I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika Sanchez

* Wild: Endangered Animals in Living Motion (A Photicular Book) 
* Pillowland by Laurie Berkner
* Breathe and Be: A Book of Mindfulness Poems by Kate Coombs

* Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver
* Parchman by R. Kim Rushing
* Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve And/Or Ruin Everything by Kelly and Zach Weinersmith

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Holiday Children's Storytimes Coming Up

See the Storyhour Page for more details!!

Update! 12/21/2017

No new movies this titles will be available for checkout soon!

1. Luke Skywalker Can't Read and Other Geeky Truths by Ryan Britt 
2. Eisenhower's Armies: The American-British Alliance During World War II by Niall Barr
3. Meditations on Intention and Being by Rolf Gates

1. Blood Kiss: Black Dagger Legacy by J. R. Ward
2. Don't Let Go by Harlan Coben
3. The Dickens Collection by Charles Dickens
    (Includes David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, Christmas Carol, Tale of Two 
     Cities, and Nicholas Nickleby)
Adult Fiction
 1. Secrets of Cavendon by Barbara Taylor Bradford
2. The People vs. Alex Cross by James Patterson
3. The Whispering Room by Dean Koontz
4. How the Finch Stole Christmas by Donna Andrews

Children's Biography
Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Children's NonFiction
Not So Different: What You Really Want to Ask About Having a Disability by Shane Burcaw  


Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Update Tomorrow!

The weekly update will be published tomorrow. I apologize for any inconvenience.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Update and Holiday Closing Notice! 12/13/2017

No new DVDs to report on this week.  
It was also a quiet week for new books. 

HOWEVER, we are working on a new batch of books, dvds, and audiobooks, so check back next Wednesday for the latest!


CHRISTMAS - December 23 - 26, 2017

NEW YEAR'S - December 30, 2017 - January 1, 2018 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Update! 12/6/2017

* Birth of the Dragon
* The Hitman's Bodyguard


Large Print Fiction
* Winter Solstice by Elin Hilderbrand
* Rumor Has It by Tami Hoag
* The Sunset Trail by L. P. Holmes
* Wait for Dark by Kay Hooper
* You Will Pay by Lisa Jackson
* Deep Extraction by DiAnn Mills

Adult Fiction
* Sun Warrior by P. C. Cast
* The Address by Fiona Davis
* A Column of Fire by Ken Follett
* Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford
* Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Juvenile Nonfiction
* Artificial Intelligence: Building Smarter Machines by Stephanie McPherson
* Amazon Adventure: How Tiny Fish Are Saving the World's Largest Rainforest
by Sy Montgomery
* Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero
  by Patricia McCormick

Easy Children's Books
* Give Thank You a Try by James Patterson
* Quackers by Liz Wong

And much more!!

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Update! 11/29/2017

Recently Added: 

* Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
* Wind River
* Good Time
*Girls Trip
* Lady Macbeth
* Crown Heights
* Leap!
* Slamma Jamma

Books - Adult Fiction
Don't miss John Grisham's latest - The Rooster Bar
* The Noel Diary by Richard Paul Evans
* Every Breath You Take by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke
* Quick and Dirty by Stuart Woods
* The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman

Books - Adult Biography
* Grant by Ron Chernow
* Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson

Books - Children's Fiction
The latest Diary of a Wimpy Kid book is here!  
Getaway by Jeff Kinney
* The Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan
* Digging for Trouble by Linda Fairstein
* Spy School Secret Service by Stuart Gibbs 

And much more! Come see us soon!  

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Update 11/22/2017

No new movies to report this week.

Don't forget Miss Mattie's puppet show tomorrow at 3:30!

Friday, November 17, 2017

Thanksgiving Puppet Show!

Please join Miss Mattie for a Special Puppet Show!
                                          "THE GINGERBREAD MAN"
Thanksgiving Afternoon (Nov. 23) at 3:30 p.m.
In the McComb Library Meeting Room

Thanksgiving Closing

The Library System will be closed:
Thursday, November 23,
Friday, November 24, 
and Saturday, November 25

for the Thanksgiving holiday.  

We will reopen Monday, November 27. 


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Update! 11/15/2017

DVD Update! 

These are the latest DVDs added to our collection: 

* Brigsby Bear
* The Nut Job 2
* Whose Streets?
* Atomic Blonde
* The Dark Tower

* Ingrid Goes West
* Kidnap
* War for the Planet of the Apes 
* Spider-Man: Homecoming
* Annabelle: Creation

* An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
* The Glass Castle
* Cars 3
* The Emoji Movie

Remember: if the movie you want is checked out, we will be happy to place a hold on it for you. You will receive a call when it is available for check out! 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Update! - 11/8/2017

No new DVDs to report this week. (New movies will be available soon!!)


Adult Fiction:
      The Romanov Ransom by Clive Cussler
·         How to Find Love in a Bookshop by Veronica Henry
·         An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry
·         The Right Time by Danielle Steel
·         The Store by James Patterson

 Adult Nonfiction:
·         J. K. Lasser’s Your Income Tax 2018
·         Bernie Sanders’ Guide to Political Revolution by Bernard Sanders

Books on CD
Nemesis by Catherine Coulter
·         Map of the Heart by Susan Wiggs
·         The Whaler by Ines Thorn
·         The Right Time by Danielle Steel    
·         Twice in a Lifetime by Dorothy Garlock

Easy Children’s Books
·         The Mermaid by Jan Brett
·         Our Game by Alice Rhea Mitchell
·         The Saved Seed by Brenda Moore

Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction
·         The Silver Mask by Holly Black & Cassandra Clare
·         Ash & Quill by Rachel Caine
·         Refugee by Alan Gratz
·         Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart
·         Babymouse: Tales from the Locker by Jennifer Holm

Juvenile/Young Adult Nonfiction
·         This is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids From Around the World by Matt Lamothe
·         Trashing the Planet: Examining Our Global Garbage Glut by Stuart A. Kallen
·         Two Truths and a Lie by Ammi-Joan Paquette
·         Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion by Chris Barton
·         Under the Silver Moon: Lullabies, Night Songs, and Poems, Illustrated by Pamela Dalton
        Stop by soon...many more titles not listed here...come find your next favorite read!! 


Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Update - New DVDs!

DVDs available at McComb Library! 

* Transformers: The Last Knight
* Wonder Woman
* Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
* 47 Meters Down
*Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

* Rough Night
* Baby Driver 
* The Hero
* Maudie
* Wish Upon

*The House

* The Beguiled
* Churchill
* A Ghost Story
* The Book of Henry

To everyone reading this blog, I sincerely apologize for the long periods of time between posts.
I am now planning to post an update each Wednesday listing new materials received at the library. 

Thank you for reading, and please check back next Wednesday for a new update! 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

New DVDs!

New DVDs at the McComb Public Library include: 

* Paris Can Wait
* Megan Leavey
* All Eyez On Me
* The Big Sick

* It Comes At Night
* The Mummy
* Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Wonder Woman

And more!

Come visit us and see what's new! Don't forget to check out our NEW BOOK section!!

Friday, August 11, 2017

Fall Storyhour Schedule

FALL STORYHOUR 2017 for McComb Library:  

Mondays @ 11 a.m.
Toddler Time (Babies also welcome)

Thursdays @ 10 a.m. 
Tiny Tales (Preschool age)

Now through Thanksgiving!!

Monday, July 24, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

Please Note

Please note the following time change for Miss Mattie's Teddy Bear Sleepover: 

The Teddy Bear Sleepover will be held Friday, July 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the McComb Public Library Meeting Room. 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Upcoming Children's Programs

Thursday, July 13
10:00 a.m. - Wink the Juggler 

Friday, July 28
6:30 p.m. - Teddy Bear Night!!
Bring your favorite teddy bear for an evening of fun with Miss Mattie. Teddy bears will sleep over at the library and owners can come back Saturday morning to pick them up and enjoy refreshments. 

Thursday, June 29, 2017

New Children's/Young Adult Books


Nancy Drew Clue Book series by Carolyn Keene
    1. A Star Witness
    2.  Pool Party Puzzler
    3.   Last Lemonade Standing
    4.  Big Top Flop

5. Shouldn't You Be in School? by Lemony Snicket
6. Missing by Kelley Armstrong
7. Alex and Eliza by Melissa de la Cruz
8. The Crown's Fate by Evelyn Skye
9. 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher


1. Good Trick, Walking Stick! by Sheri Bestor
2. What is a Poem? by Geoff Barker
3. Rad American Women A-Z by Kate Schatz

4. Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism
by Marc Aronson
5. A Nile River Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure by Rebecca Hogue Wojahn

And much more!!

New Books!


1. The 5-Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage
by Mel Robbins

2. The Power of Different: The Link Between Disorder and Genius
by Gail Saltz

3. Entering the Thriver Zone: A Seven Step Guide to Thriving After Abuse
by Susan M. Omilian JD

4. Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders
by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras, and Ella Morton

5. The 1997 Masters: My Story
by Tiger Woods


1. Zookymoon  by Jacquelyn C. Allen
2. Heat Storm  by Richard Castle
3. The Burial Hour by Jeffrey Deaver
4. Sticks and Stones by Carolyn Haines
5. Come Sundown by Nora Roberts

6. The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Amanda Quick
7. Still Life by Dani Pettrey
8. Star Wars: Thrawn by Timothy Zahn
9. Finding Gideon by Eric Jerome Dickey
10. A Blessing and a Curse by Reshonda Tate Billingsley

And much more!! 

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Holiday Closing

The Library System will be  
Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4 
for Independence Day

New Items!

Recently Added: 

  1. Fifty Shades Darker
  2. LEGO Batman Movie
  3. John Wick, Chapter 2
  4. Table 19
  5. The Last Word
  6. The Shack
  7. Fist Fight
  8. A Cure for Wellness
  9. The Comedian
  1. The Patriot Threat by Steve Berry
  2. The Secrets We Keep by Trisha Leaver
  3. God Help the Child by Toni Morrison
  4. 16th Seduction by James Patterson
  5. Golden Prey by John Sandford 
  6. Still the One by Jill Shalvis
 And more!  We're also getting in new books for adults and children...come and see us!!
I will post some of the new titles tomorrow!!

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Summer Storyhour Schedule Posted!

The 2017 Summer Storyhour Schedule has been posted to the Storyhour page!

The theme this year is: 
 Storyhours are for ALL ages!

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Upcoming Closings

The McComb Public Library will be CLOSED 

Our parking lot is being repaved/striped.

and all branches of our library will be CLOSED

MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017
for a state holiday

Thursday, April 13, 2017

New DVDs!

DVDs Recently Added to the Collection

*Rogue One
*Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
*Why Him?
*Patriots Day

*Live by Night
*Miss Sloane
*Nocturnal Animals
*Collateral Beauty

*Mr. Church
*Bleed For This