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Independence County Library

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The Independence County Library is located on the first floor of the Jesse B. Carpenter Building at 368 East Main Street, Batesville, Arkansas. In 1933 the P.T.A. and Women's Clubs opened a library in the Batesville High School for adults and children and in 1948 the Independence County Library was formally established. The library moved to the current location in 1977 and provides library services to the residents of Independence County and the surrounding counties. It is one of six counties in the White River Regional Library. The library is governed by a five member library board.

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Circulation Policies


Library cards will be issued at five (5) years of age. If under age 16, a parent's signature is required. All applicants ages 18 and over must present a photo identification before being issued a library card.

Information requested for Library Card:

Name, address, phone number, place of employment, work phone number, optional e-mail address; also, name, address, and phone number of contact person not residing with applicant.

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Details and Specs

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Library Hours:Sunday 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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