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Gibbs Memorial Library - You Can Go Anywhere With A Book

Library Services

The Library's Collection

The Library's 44,180 item collection consists of books, audiobooks, e-books, DVDs, magazines and newspapers. Our Local History/Genealogy department contains newspapers on microfilm, census records, old phone books and local history of Mexia and Limestone County.

Circulation Services

Patrons can renew books online (login in the upper right corner with library card number and phone number) or over the phone (254-562-3231).  You can also reserve books and borrow books through Inter-Library Loan.


E-books are available through Overdrive. Download the app to your tablet or phone or access it by clicking the link on the library's catalog page.

Reference Assistance

Reference assistance is available in person at the Circulation Desk and by phone (254-562-3231) during regular library hours.

Genealogy research questions can be mailed to the library along with a $10 research fee.

Community Spaces in the Library

Gibbs Memorial Library has a Meeting Room available for civic, cultural and educational purposes.  Applications and Meeting Room Use Policies can be obtained at the front desk.

Computer Use

The Library has 12 internet access computers available on a first come, first serve basis.  Individuals may use these 1-2 hours per day, depending on waiting list.

Wi-fi is here!  Ask at desk for password.

One children's computer loaded with games is also available.

Printing / Copies / Fax / Typewriter

Both computer printouts and copy machine copies (black & white) are available for 15¢ per page.

Faxes cost $1.00 per page.

Typewriter use is free.

Notary Public

A Notary Public is on staff most days (not Fridays). Call ahead to check availability. $1.00 fee.