Libraries Rock!

Libraries Rock!

Registration open for 2018 Summer Reading Program

Get the kids ready to explore the world of reading this summer at the Hancock County Library System’s 2018 Summer Reading Program. Registration is now open at all library branches.

This year’s theme is Libraries Rock. Programs and activities begin Monday, June 4. Programs are at 10:30 a.m. daily: Mondays at the Waveland Public Library; Tuesdays at the Pearlington Public Library; Wednesdays at the Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library; Thursdays at the Kiln Public Library; and Fridays at the East Hancock County Library.

The program is open to children, ages 6-11. Click here to see upcoming programs. Programs and activities for the Teen Program, for children ages 12-17, and will be held various days of the week at the five library branches. For the Teen programs, click here. For tweens, going into the 3rd to 6th grade, click here to see their programs.

For children newborn to five years of age, Excel by 5 will host the Rubber Ducky Program at all five library branches at 10:30 a.m. These are held at the same time as the children’s programs.


New days announced at East Hancock, Pearlington Libraries

To better meet the needs of library customers, the East Hancock County Library and the Pearlington Public will now be open on Mondays, beginning Monday, June 4. Previously, the two libraries had been closed on Mondays. The new schedules will allow library customers to choose popular reading materials, such as the latest bestsellers, CD books and many of the latest DVD titles.

The new hours at the East Hancock County Library will be Mondays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Pearlington Public Library will be open on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fridays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hours at the other three branches will remain the same.