Tuesday, June 29, 2021

New Additions!!

Recently Added to McComb Public Library's Collection:


·        Buildings of Mississippi
by Jennifer V. O. Baughn, Michael W. Fazio, with Mary Warren Miller


      Black Indian Genealogy Research: African-American Ancestors Among the Five Civilized Tribes
by Angela Y. Walton-Raji

      The Origins of American Slavery: Freedom and Bondage in the English Colonies
by Betty Wood

      Memories of Lincoln County
Compiled by Tammie Santos Brewer, Sue Dorman, Joe G. Brown and Bettie Posey Bullard, Ph.D.              

      Historical Sketch and Roster of the Mississippi 16th Infantry Regiment
by John C. Rigdon

      The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles
by Michael B. Ballard





Saturday, March 6, 2021

New Additions to McComb's Genealogy Collection!

 Recently Added to McComb Public Library's Genealogy / Local History Collection!


* Irris Gave Us Hope...in the Future: No Stopping, No Standing, No Parking...Keep Moving (Irris Bonner-Harris family of Amite County, MS)
by Hope E. Facen-Ford


* Cotton Railroad Through Mississippi: The Mississippi Central and the Illinois Central
by Robert Milton Winter


* Images in Mississippi Medicine: A Photographic History of Medicine in Mississippi
by Lucius "Luke" Lampton and Karen Evers


* A Record of Passing Events: the Civil War Journal of a Jeff Davis Sharpshooter, February-June 1862
by Jobias Mathias Foxworth, 7th Regiment, MS Volunteer Regiment; edited by D. Christopher Watts


* Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources From Artifacts to Cyberspace
3rd edition, revised
by Elizabeth Shown Mills 

* Pitfalls in Genealogical Research
by Milton Rubincam

* Genealogy Standards
2nd edition
by the Board for Certification of Genealogists

* Mastering Genealogical Documentation
by Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D.

* Mastering Genealogical Proof
by Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D. 



Sunday, February 28, 2021

Extended Service Hours

McComb Public Library's Genealogy Room is open by appointment (for up to 3 hours and 2 people)

Monday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Tuesday/Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Call 601-684-2661, Ext. 4 to schedule your appointment.

 The room is cleaned after each use. 

Monday, February 22, 2021

We are OPEN!

McComb Library is back OPEN! 

Computers, Study Rooms, Genealogy, Browsing
WALK-INS between 9 a.m. - 1 p.m . Monday - Friday.

CLOSED 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. for lunch. 
CURBSIDE service:
Monday 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday/Thursday 2 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Temporarily Closed

Due to the winter weather that's been
affecting our area, the
Pike-Amite-Walthall Library System
will be CLOSED until
Monday, February 22, 2021.

We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Stay safe and warm.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Service Update!!

Starting Wednesday, January 20, 2021, appointments may be made to use the McComb Public Library's Genealogy Room. Appointments will be made between the hours of 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Mondays - Fridays for a time period of up to 2 hours. The room will be cleaned after use. Call 601-684-2661, Ext. 3 or 4 to schedule an appointment.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Back to Curbside Service


Due to circumstances beyond our control, the library is CURBSIDE SERVICE only until further notice. 


For Curbside Service, please call
601-684-2661, Ext. 3

  We apologize for the inconvenience.