About the Judy B. McDonald Public Library:
Judy B. McDonald Public Library is a department of city of Nacogdoches. The library has received many grants including: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Lifelong Learning & Literacy Grant, DVD Grant, Texas Book Festival Award, AmeriCorp MentorCorp, and Texas Responds Grant and Loan Star, both from Texas State Library & Archives Commission.
The Judy B. McDonald Public Library has been serving the Nacogdoches area since 1972.
Monday 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. -3 p.m.
* COLLECTIONS :
Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction, Large Print, Children's and Young Adult books, Audio-books on cassette and CD, Videos, DVDs, Magazines & Newspapers, Business, Reference, Local History, Local Authors, and a Spanish-language collection for children and adults.
* SERVICES :
TexShare Databases which include genealogy, medical, research, and business databases
Public computers which offer word processing and Internet capabiltiy
Story Times in English and Spanish
Summer Reading Programs
Access to the collection at SFASU's Steen Library.
* HOW TO GET A LIBRARY CARD :
Fill out an application form and present proof of residence. Proof of residence can be an ID that shows your current address or any other item that has been mailed to you. Children under 17 years of age must be able to write their name and have a parent's signature. First card is free; replacement card fee $1.00.
*CIRCULATION POLICY :
Books from the "new book section" - 2 weeks. All other books - 4 weeks. Audio Books on CD or cassette - 4 weeks. Entertainment videos/DVDs - 7 days. Non-Fiction videos - 2 weeks LIMITS : 3 non-fiction books per call number; 8 cassettes, 5 CDs; 3 videos or DVDs per family. No limit on fiction books.
FINES : 10 cents a day on books and cassettes, $1.00 a day on videos and DVDs.
RENEWALS : Can be done in person or telephone (559-2970). Limit one renewal. An item cannot be renewed if another customer is waiting for that item.
The Library has satellite/video conferencing program capability and a laptop teaching lab. Call the library for scheduling your conference