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Mission Statement:

The Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library's mission is to support the educational, informational, and recreational needs of the residents of Lauderdale County through diverse material collections and the services it offers.


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Notary Services:
Notary services are available at the Reference Desk. 
Monday - Thursday, 9 am - 4 pm.
There is a $5.00 charge for this service.

Public  Access Computers:
The library has public access computers for patron use. These computers have Internet access (see Adult Services). Limited staff assistance is available.

Public Access Computer Use Policies

Xerographic Services:
The library has one (1) copier for public use. Black and white copies at a cost of $0.25 per page and color copies available at a cost of $1 per page.

Library Governance:
Five (5) member Board of Trustees who are appointed by the  Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors. Regular monthly meetings are normally held on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:00 pm.  
Current Board members include:

Allan Willis - Chairperson
Russell Keene
Jack Follis
Adrian T. Mosley
Linda Lavalais

Board of Trustees Meeting

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2517 7th  Street
Meridian, MS 39301

Established in 1913, the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library is located in the historic downtown district of Meridian, Mississippi at the corner of 7th Street and 26th Avenue one block west of its original Carnegie location.


The Library hours of operation are as follows:

Monday - Saturday....9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday.................... Closed 


General Information
....(601) 693-6771 Ext.221

Circulation...................(601) 693-6771 Ext. 223

Children's Services......(601) 693-6771 Ext. 224

Inter-Library Loan.......(601) 693- 6771 Ext. 227

Genealogy/Reference...(601) 693-6771 Ext. 221

Fax...............................(601) 486-2260

Last Updated 09/10/2015