Montgomery County Memorial Library System - R. B. Tullis Branch Library | Kids Out and About Houston

Montgomery County Memorial Library System - R. B. Tullis Branch Library

21569 US Hwy 59
New Caney , TX , 77357
Phone: 281-577-8968
30° 7' 56.4996" N, 95° 13' 34.9788" W
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MCMLS is a public library system with 1 Central Library and 6 branch libraries serving Montgomery County, TX. The Central Library is home to one of the largest Genealogy and Local History collections in the state of Texas.


Currently, the R.B. Tullis Branch Library houses a collection of 79,444 items. During FY 2012, 141,356 people visited the Tullis Branch Library to attend programs, check out items, access computers and get assistance finding information. Computer instruction is offered in the computer training lab.

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2012 Statistics

Open since 1974
At current location since 2007
Square footage –  29,600
Collection Size – 79,444
Circulation – 178,522
Cardholders – 28,846
Staff – 19


  • 43 computers with Internet, Microsoft Office and Catalog access
  • 1 AWE Early Learning Computers
  • Computer training lab
  • 2 print stations
  • 2 photocopiers
  • 1 meeting room
  • 1 study room
  • 1 self-checkout system
  • wireless Internet access - No password required. Printing is not available through wireless access.
  • Friends of the Library bookstore

Meeting Rooms - 1 large

Study Rooms - 1 small


Library System Statistics

7 Branches
151 Employees
268 Public Internet PCs
2 million items circulated
398,290 patrons served
1948 - year founded
683,000 holdings (book, video, and audio formats combined)
3rd largest genealogical collection in a Texas Public Library


Vision Statement

To enrich lives by providing access to information, ideas, and interactions.


Mission Statement

In pursuing this mission, the MCMLS values

  • awareness of the needs of the citizens;
  • ease of access for all individuals;
  • diversity of peoples and cultures;
  • motivated, knowledgeable, and dedicated staff;
  • full utilization of print and non-print technology;
  • proactive environment that promotes partnering.
Technology/Computers, Tutoring / Test prep, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Home Schooling, Preschool, Reading / Story time

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