News & Events


Here is where people,

One frequently finds,

Lower their voices and

Raise their minds".

~~ Richard Armour, American poet and writer (1906-1989)




The Marshall Public Library received official notification of its continued accreditation from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.  Accreditation status is dependent upon several criteriaClick here to view the library's 2014 Annual Report as submitted to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission or here for a quick overview.

Annual Report summaries:

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The Marshall Public Library Board of Trustees approved the Marshall Public Library 2014-2019 Strategic Plan. The Strategic Planning Committee received over 200 responses to a library services survey, and these were incorporated into the plan.  Feedback about library services is always appreciated and welcomed at any time.  Click here to view the Strategic Plan. Click here to view the library's goals for 2016.



GOT KIDS?  Check out the Children's Page for information and programming news for our youngest readers.



Ever wanted to learn to crochet?  Now you can!  On Friday, May 13 and Friday, May 27 at 2:30 p.m., we will be offering a free beginner's class perfect for newbies ages 12 to 102.  Bring a skein of yarn in your favorite color and a J or K hook (packing along a little patience may not hurt either!).  Let us know if you have any questions by calling us at (903) 935-4465 or emailing us at   



stay tuned for the upcoming May movies!

TECH TUESDAYS  Interested in learning how to use your Kindle, Nook, or iPad to download and read eBooks?  Need help on other technology issues?  Come see us on Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., and we'll help!  If you can't come on Tuesdays, call us at (903) 935-4465 and ask for Elizabeth!



The library's book club is open to all on a "come when you can" basis.  We welcome you to join this lively group with differing opinions.  If you need a copy of the featured book, call the library to request one.



In May, the group will read Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel by Jason Padgett.  Discussion about the book will be on Tuesday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, May 18 at 1:00 p.m.  More about the book is available on this website




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