“Literacy unlocks the door to learning throughout life, is essential to development and health, and opens the way for democratic participation and active citizenship.” United Nations General Secretary Kofi Annan
Our libraries provide an opportunity for our children to explore and develop their potential. By keeping our libraries stocked with current content and materials and their technological offerings up to date, all residents of Montgomery County, including children, students, and seniors, will continue to grow.
“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy
The Vision Statement of the Montgomery County Memorial Library System (MCMLS) is: “To enrich lives by providing access to information, ideas, and interactions.” We have a great system and it is up to us through volunteerism, donations, and county financial support to continue providing our residents with one of the best library systems in Texas.
The Mission Statement of MCMLS is: “To be a leading resource of information, education, culture, and recreation, contributing to life-long learning, and adapted to the special needs and interests of the community.”
Fun Facts about MCMLS:
- 7 branches
- 165 employees
- 268 public internet PCs
- 2 million items circulated
- 398,290 patrons served
- 1948 – year founded
- 683,000 holdings (book, video, and audio formats combined)
- 3rd largest genealogical collection in a Texas Public Library
For more information on MCMLS please visit: https://countylibrary.org/mcmls_index.htm