Miller County - James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library



Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday: Closed

The Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library provides a great selection of print and audiovisual materials for check out. In addition to the traditional fiction and nonfiction collections, the library offers books on CD, large print materials, and DVDs. Your PINES card will also allow you to borrow materials from libraries across the state.

With your PINES card, you may use our public access computers to check email, use the Internet, or write a paper.

The genealogy collection provides access to local histories, yearbooks, and Miller County family histories. 

Our children’s collection consists of classic and contemporary titles in both print and DVD format for children of all ages and reading levels. The children’s area also has children’s computers with games and learning activities appropriate for your child’s learning level.

Our genealogy room offers local histories, yearbooks, microfilm of local newspapers, and numerous other helpful resources.

Events for Children Last Updated 9/28/2022

Storytime: The 3rd Thursday of the Month at 10:30am

Come meet other children, hear a great story, learn new songs, and make crafts.

Legos at the Library: The 4th Thursday of the Month at 4pm

Come to the library to make wonderful creations!

Chess: The 1st Thursday of the Month at 4pm

Come to the library to learn how to play chess. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Minecraft Club:

Come build your world at the library! Ages 8-12.

Roblox at the Library:

Come to the library to play Roblox with your friends!

Events for Adults

Second Tuesday Book Club: Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the Month at 10am.
Join our wonderful monthly book club. For more details or to join, call the library at 229-758-3131.

The Bookies:

Join our wonderful monthly book club that meets the fourth Monday of the month. For more details or to join, call the library at 229-758-3131.

Introductory Computer Class: offered once in the spring and fall. Call 229-758-3131 for dates.
These classes cover Microsoft Word, how to use the computer, and how to search the Internet.

Please call us or email us at librarian@swgrl.org or subscribe to our Spotlight Newsletter for more information on any of our programs and events.

Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library

Board Members

Chairman: Jo Davis

Vice Chairman: Joanne Holland

Treasurer: Carlton Thomas

Secretary: Debra Jones

Board Members

  • John Calhoun
  • John Cockey
  • Jo Davis
  • Joanne Holland
  • Debra Jones
  • Wallace Phillips
  • Carlton Thomas
  • Jennifer Trawick
  • Miller County