C. W. Murchison Memorial Library

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With over 57,167 volumes available, the C. W. Murchison Memorial Library serves guests and residents of Henderson County as a central learning spot offering the following services:

For checkout, the library has books, books on tape, books on CD's, magazines, video cassettes, and DVD's. For use in the library, they offer: a computerized card catalog, atlases and maps, newspapers, encyclopedia, research materials, genealogy collection, microfilm and microfiche readers, telephone books, city directories, computers with word processing and internet access, and wireless internet access.

The library offers a summer reading program, library tours for groups and schools, and special summer programs with guest speakers.

Other services include: reference service, public typewriter, Xerox machine, and fax machine. There is a slight fee for copies and faxing.

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C. W. Murchison Memorial Library

Opening Hours

Mon: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM

Tue: 11:00 AM 7:00 PM

Wed: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM

Thu: 11:00 AM 7:00 PM

Fri: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM

Sat: 9:00 AM 1:00 PM

Sun: closed


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121 S. Prairieville

Athens, TX, 75751

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Telephone: 903-677-7295

Alternate Telephone: 903-677-7275 (fax)


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