Book Clubs

The library has five book clubs, but we they are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19. We are working to come up with online book clubs - check back often!


We have seventeen PCs available for use at the Hattiesburg Library and three at the Petal Library.

There is also a two computer homework lab with pre-selected educational sites and free printing at the Hattiesburg Library.

Holds (Requests)

Placing an online hold for items if the best way to get the books you want; either by coming into the library or using our curbside pickup service. Holds let you know that we have the material ready for you t0 pick up.  This instruction sheet lets you know more about the process.

Interlibrary Loan

Use this service for books not in our collection.

Meeting Rooms

The meeting rooms are unavailable at this time.

Story Time

Help youngsters develop a love for reading by bringing them to the library for story time.  Our in person story time programs are suspended, but check our Facebook page for our online edition!

Summer Reading 2020: Imagine Your Story

This year’s program will look a little different.  Learn about our plans and programs or go here to register now.

Thursday Theater

Our Thursday Theater service is temporarily suspended.

Visually Impaired

The Library can assist with setting up free mail service from the Library of Congress.  Fill out and return this application (or have the library mail you a hard copy).