Library Story Times

Library Story Times

Check out our Story Times!

Library story hours are designed to teach literacy and a love of reading. They are held every day of the week at each of the library branches. For dates and themes, click here.

Free tax assistance begins

Form 1040

Form 1040

Free tax assistance, cosponsored by the AARP Tax Aides and the Hancock County Library System, are now available at the Waveland Public Library, located at 345 Coleman Avenue in Waveland, every Tuesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Tax Aides will also be at the Kiln Public Library every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Free electronic filing is also available. E-filing is more accurate and processes tax returns quicker. Bring social security card for those listed on the return.

Integration at St. Stanislaus 50 years ago is topic of program

Lonnie Bradley and Mickey Piernas were the first black students admitted to St. Stanislaus in 1966. Come hear their story as part of our Black History Month recognition on Thursday, February 23 at 5 p.m. at the Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library.

Blind Date with a Book back

Blind Date with a Book

Blind Date with a Book

Stop by the Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, the Waveland Public Library, or the East Hancock County Library and grab a wrapped book to take home. We have picked some real gems for the dating pool. There are a wide range of genres and subjects: award-winners, recipients of rave reviews, classics and personal favorites. Take your date home. Be fair: even it is not your usual type, give it a little time.

Library to close for Mardi Gras

All branches of the Hancock County Library System will be closed Tuesday, February 28 in observance of Mardi Gras. To return items, please use the exterior book returns at each branch.