113 East Pleasure Avenue, Searcy Arkansas 72143
White County Regional Library System, serving an area of 66,000 residents, has a collection of 80,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,760 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,150 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 13 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 5 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $81,000. Patrons make 147,000 visits annually, and check out materials 250,000 times. Twenty-eight percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
This facility houses administative offices. Branch libraries are listed below.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Wynne) East Central Arkansas Regional Library
05/22 Coming to The Searcy area
Arkansas Scottish Festival Batesville AR April13-14 Located on the campus of Bates College, the festival kicks off with a celtic concert on Friday night and include bagpipe contests and highland dancing competitions.
Arkansas Literary Festival Little Rock AR April18-21 The tenth anniversary gathering with events on both sides of the river. Featuring well known authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
Riverfest Little Rock AR May24-26 Riverfest is a celebration of visual and performing arts that is held annually over Memorial Day weekend on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock.
Memphis Italian Festival Memphis TN May30-June1 A little taste of Italy, right here in Memphis.
Johnson County Peach Festival Clarksville AR July25-28 Johnson County Peach Festival is the oldest festival in the State. Concessionaires bring their wares from good ol' home cookin' to handmade arts and crafts. Enjoy live entertainment and don't miss the Peach Cobbler Bake-Off and Jam/Jelly Contest.
National Championship Chuckwagon Races Clinton AR August31-September2 Chuckwagon Races, Snowy River Race, bronc fanning, music, concerts, camping, trail riding, western trade show, horse and mule clinics, seminars, and barn dances.