Welcome to the Hancock County Library System! Whether you read for information or for entertainment, we have the right materials for you. We invite you to stop in at any of our five convenient branches when you are out and about in Hancock County. Our large selection of books, DVDs, CD books, and online resources will allow you to choose just the right materials for you and your family. Our library programming offers something for everyone, from our popular Authors and Characters @ Your Library series to toddler story-times and the Summer Reading Program.  


The mission of the Hancock County Library System is to inspire lifelong learning, promote the joy of reading, and strengthen our communities by providing open access to cultural, intellectual, technological and informational resources.


The Hancock County Library System is funded by the Hancock County Board of Supervisors, and the Cities of Bay St. Louis and Waveland. It is governed by a five member Board of Trustees and administered by an Executive Director and a staff of librarians and library assistants.

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