Welcome to the Madison County, Texas Library
605 S. May Madisonville, TX 77864 (936)348-6118
The Madison County Library is a small library with a large genealogical collection. We have a large collection of Madison County history, quite a bit of Texas history - mostly on adjacent counties - and some reference books for other states.
|HOURS||Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. (Closed from 1 - 2)
Tuesday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. (Closed from 1 - 2)Saturday & Sunday Closed
|LOAN PERIOD||Books, Videos, Audio cassettes and Magazines check out for two weeks. Paperbacks with a colored dot are on the honor system.|
|LIBRARY CARDS||A library card is free to any permanent resident of Madison County. To obtain a card, a person must show a photo ID, proof of current address, and have a reference. Children applying for library cards must be accompanied by a parent or guardian with acceptable identification. Children must be able to write their complete names. A $2.00 fee is charged to replace a lost card.|
|NON-RESIDENT LIBRARY CARDS||Library cards are issued to out-of-county residents for a fee of $10.00 a year.|
|LATE CHARGES||Books and magazines - 5¢ per day per item with a maximum being
the replacement cost of the materials.
Videos, CDs and audios - 50¢ per day per item with a maximum being the replacement cost of the materials.
|RENEWALS||Library materials may be renewed by telephone or e-mail, but we prefer in person.|
|LOST MATERIALS||Charges for lost or irreparably damaged items include the replacement cost of the item plus a $5.00 non-refundable handling fee. "Minor" damage such as crayon marks or tears are subject to a $5.00 damage fee.|
|GENEALOGY||We have an extensive genealogy and local history collection for in-house research only. We do genealogy research for a $5.00 fee per query and 25¢ per photocopy.|
|COMPUTERS||We have eight public access computers with Internet connections. Complete computer use policy is available at the front desk. Printouts are 25¢ each or 10¢ for student work.|
|SERVICES||We have a photocopy machine for public use. Copies are 25¢ each or 10¢ for student work. Color copies are available for 50¢ each. We have a fax machine and charge 50¢ a page to send or receive faxes. IRS forms are available during tax season on a first come, first served basis. We also keep binders of previous years' forms that are available to be photocopied.|
|CHILDREN'S PROGRAMMING||Storytime - usually Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. Call the library
for available dates. Bring your pre-schooler for stories, crafts, songs,
games and activities.
Summer Reading Program - Classes for Pre-K through 6th grade; reading, games, crafts, guest speakers and great prizes. Call for days and times.
Check the Children's Room for our Spanish and Bilingual books!
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This page was last updated Thursday, 03-Jun-2010 17:46:50 MDT