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Mission

The Waco-McLennan County Library connects individuals to quality and diverse resources for education, information, and recreation.

Vision

To be a vital essential organization that is important and valued by our community

Work at the Library

Get more info about our existing job openings here! 

Search Library to see current openings.

  • PT jobs are up to 19 hours per week.
  • FT jobs are 40 hours per week.
  • You might work at any branch and should be available days, evenings and weekends. 
  • The library is a great place to work if you have customer service skills and great energy and enthusiasm!

 

Ask a Librarian

We open at noon on the first Friday of each month to give our staff some learning time. This helps us make the Library even more awesome for you! We are always working to serve you better!

Our Locations

Central Library 

1717 Austin Avenue • (254) 750-5941

Central Library

Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
Closed 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm Closed

East Waco Library

901 Elm Avenue • (254) 750-8620

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Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
Closed 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm Closed

South Waco Library

2737 S. 18th Street • (254) 750-8621

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Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
Closed 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm Closed

West Waco Library & Genealogy Center

5301 Bosque Boulevard • (254) 745-6018

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Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
Closed 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm Closed

Holidays

All Waco-McLennan County Library locations will be closed the following dates:

  • Friday, January 1 (New Year's Day)
  • Monday, January 18 (Martin Luther King Day)
  • Friday, April 2 (Spring Holiday)
  • Monday, May 31 (Memorial Day)
  • Monday, July 5 (Independence Day)
  • Monday, September 6 (Labor Day)
  • Thursday, November 11 (Veterans Day)
  • Thursday, November 25 (Thanksgiving)
  • Friday, November 26 (Thanksgiving)
  • Friday, December 24 (Christmas Eve)
  • Monday, December 27 (Christmas Day)
  • Friday, December 31 (New Year's Day 2022)

 

Contact Us

Use our website to:

  • Renew books
  • Check your account status
  • Book a meeting room
  • Find out about upcoming programs

Use Ask a Librarian to get answers via email.

For basic library questions, like: 

  • paying fines over the phone
  • checking account status (checkouts, overdues, etc.)
  • renewing books
  • recovering PIN for electronic resources

please call (254) 750-5941 and speak to one of our helpful staff members!
We're waiting to hear from you!

For specific library questions about:

Robyn White

Robyn White 
Circulation Supervisor

(254) 750-5947

Contact Robyn for...

  • General Library operations
  • Circulation procedures
  • Questions about your account

 

Jessica Emmett

Jessica Emmett 
Community Services Supervisor

(254) 750-5974

Contact Jessica for...

  • Pop Up Library and other Outreach Services
  • Partnering with the Library on existing or future projects
  • Having someone from the Library speak at your institution or event
  • Media coverage of Library events or services

Ciera Worthen

Ciera Worthen 
Children's Services Coordinator

(254) 750-5976

Contact Ciera for...

  • Suggesting items for the children's collection
  • Having someone from the library visit your organization to speak to kids

Sarah Freeland

Sarah Freeland 
Branch Manager

(254) 750-5958

Contact Sarah for...

  • Suggesting items for the Central Library collection
  • Volunteering at the Central Library
  • Your room reservation at the Central Library
  • Requesting programs or services

Alysha Suchaski

Alysha Suchaski 
Branch Manager

(254) 750-8418

Contact Alysha for...

  • Suggesting items for the East Library collection
  • Volunteering at the East Library
  • Your room reservation at the East Library
  • Requesting programs or services

Kimber Harlan

Kimber Harlan 
Branch Manager

(254) 750-8411

Contact Kimber for...

  • Suggesting items for the South Library collection
  • Volunteering at the South Library
  • Your room reservation at the South Library
  • Requesting programs or services

Allison Scheu

Allison Scheu 
Branch Manager

(254) 750-5975

Contact Allison for...

  • Suggesting items for the West Library collection
  • Volunteering at the West Library
  • Your room reservation at the West Library
  • Requesting programs or services

Bill Buckner

Bill Buckner 
Genealogy Center Supervisor

(254) 750-5995

Contact Bill for...

  • Suggesting items for the Genealogy Center collection
  • Volunteering at the Genealogy Center
  • Meetings or programs involving the Genealogy Center staff
  • Requesting genealogy programs or services

Sandy Rougely

Sandy Rougely 
Senior Administrative Assistant

(254) 750-5990

Contact Sandy for...

  • General library operations
  • Book donations
  • Internal city contacts

Essy Day

Essy Day 
Director of Library Services

(254) 750-5946

If you would like to speak with our director with comments or questions about the Waco-McLennan County Library.


Waco Library

1717 Austin Ave. Waco, TX 76701

(254) 750-5941

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