Reference Assistance

For reference assistance please email Jerry Jarrell.

Local History

The Library has a selected collection of local history including books and newspaper clippings.

Reserve Requests

The Library offers a reserve request system to facilitate circulating bestsellers and popular titles. Patrons may reserve and checkout circulating items for a period of one week.

In order to place a reserve:

  1. Patrons may obtain and fill out a reserve request card at the circulation desk (patrons may also call by telephone and request a title)
  2. Patrons will be called and informed when the item is in
  3. Reserves are held on our shelf for a period of three days
  4. Items not picked up within the three-day time period will be cancelled

Interlibrary Loans

This service enables Paris Public Library patrons to borrow materials from participating libraries nationwide.

Gallery Meeting Room

Use of the Paris Public Library Gallery is limited to approved non-profit educational, civic, and cultural organizations. Gallery use is limited to the hours of Library operations, except for an official Library function.

The Gallery cannot be used for social gatherings, fundraising, religious, partisan political, or commercial purposes. Nor can it be used for groups practicing or having a policy of discrimination on the basis of sex, religion, race, color, age, or natural origin.

Reservation requests must be made no sooner than 24 hours before needed. Submitting the reservation does not grantee a reservation. Click here to submit your reservation request and you will be contacted soon.

Other General Services

  • Best sellers
  • Curbside return bin
  • Large print books
  • Magazines and newspapers
  • Public copier
  • Tax forms
  • Telephone renewals