Serving the communities of
Jefferson Davis County and Marion County in South Mississippi
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Columbia-Marion County Columbia, MS 39429
Frank L. Leggett
Bassfield, MS 39421
Prentiss, MS 39474 Library
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Each branch has public PCs to use during regular business hours in addition to WiFi. Printing, faxes, scanning documents available for a fee. Learn more from your local library branch.
Columbia Public Library 601-736-5516
Bassfield Public Library 601-712-3013
Prentiss Public Library 601-792-5845
Reading Program 2023
Reading Program 2022
Reading Program 2022
Reading Program 2021
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The Mississippi Digital Library
The collaborative digital library for the state of Mississippi. Our mission is to provide an online space to search and explore Mississippi’s rich abundance of cultural and historical resources held by institutions and repositories all across the state.
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Save the Children grants fund the Summer Library Program and Winter Reading Program at the Columbia, Bassfield and Prentiss libraries.
21st Century X-Stream- grant partnership with the Columbia School District under the provisions of the Nita M. Lowery 21st Century Community Learning Centers as administered by the Mississippi Department of Education –Marion County only. The 21st Century X-Stream grant provides funding for: Preschool Storytimes, Family Storytimes, Parent Engagement activities, 1, 000 Books Before Kindergarten reading program, Womb Literacy reading program, and the Family Resource Area.
Federal grants administered by Mississippi Library Commission –all three libraries
900 Broad Street, Columbia, Ms
Ryda Worthy Library Director