101 Peachtree Street, Union Mississippi 39365
Kemper-Newton Regional Library, serving an area of 32,000 residents, has a collection of 60,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 290 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 960 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 11 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 4 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $16,100. Patrons make 46,000 visits annually, and check out materials 50,000 times. Twenty-eight percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Union) Kemper-Newton Regional Library
(Canton) Madison County Library System
(Kosciusko) Mid-Mississippi Regional Library System
(Philadelphia) Neshoba County Public Library
05/18 Coming to The Union area
World Catfish Festival Belzoni MS April6 This whiskers and fin festival held every April celebrates the world's largest catfish fry. Bands ranging from Gospel, Country, to Rock-n-Roll and Blues! Free Kids Zone!
Kentuck Festival of the Arts Northport AL October19-20 Nationally and internationally acclaimed folk artists,
270+ folk, visionary, and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their work to you,
free hands-on art-making for children in Kentuck for Kids and throughout the park,
interactive live demonstrations by expert craftspeople—basketmakers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, traditional potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers, and a glassblower,
live music and story-telling, food and fellowship.