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Serving the communities of
Jefferson Davis County and Marion County in South Mississippi 

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Our Libraries 

Bassfield Public Library
Columbia Public Library
Prentiss Public Library

Events & Programs

Pre-Registration requested for Quiet Time. Call 601-736-5516 for details.
Pre-Registration requested for Quiet Time. Call 601-736-5516 for details.

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Free Computer Skills Workshops
Free Computer Skills Workshops

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Did you know we are Fine Free?

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Pre-Registration requested for Quiet Time. Call 601-736-5516 for details.
Pre-Registration requested for Quiet Time. Call 601-736-5516 for details.

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ABOUT US 

Library Info

Click on Link below for Answers to your basic questions.

Our History

Mission Statement

 

SMRL Library Board

Opportunities at SMRL 

Get a Library Card

  • Application for Adults

  • Application for Minors (under 17 years old)

  • Computer Use Agreement

  • Child Internet Safety Policy / Permission Form 


 

 

Location & Hours

Click on Link below for hours at each Library Branch, Events and Programs

Columbia-Marion County          Columbia, MS 39429

Library                               

Programs

Frank L. Leggett

Bassfield, MS 39421

Library

Programs

Prentiss 

Prentiss, MS 39474                  Library                                 

Programs

Other Library Services

Click on Link below for Library usage including PCs or to reserve our Meeting Room

 

Meeting Room- Reservation

We have meeting rooms available for nonprofit functions.  Call your local library branch for more details.

Digital Services - Questions

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. 

Contact information:

Columbia Public Library  601-736-5516

Bassfield Public Library 601-712-3013

Prentiss Public Library 601-792-5845


FAMILY 

Our Summer
Reading Programs 2022
Our Winter
Reading Program 2022
Our Summer
Reading Program 2021


DIGITAL
RESOURCES 

 

Borrow ebooks and audiobooks with our
new  Libby  application 

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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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GRANTS &
PARTNERSHIPS

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.

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Federal grants administered by Mississippi Library Commission –all three libraries

Contact Us

900 Broad Street, Columbia, Ms
Ryda Worthy Library Director

(601) 736-5516

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