Montgomery County Memorial Library System - R. F. Meador Branch Library | Kids Out and About Houston

Montgomery County Memorial Library System - R. F. Meador Branch Library

709 West Montgomery
Willis , TX , 77378
Phone: 923-442-7740
30° 25' 17.4684" N, 95° 29' 12.0804" 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.


For FY 2012, the library had 7238 registered cardholders and a total circulation of 103,909 items.  87,809 people visited the library during the year, many of them attending a library-sponsored program. 

The Library offers free wireless access, 11 Internet computers, a printer, and monthly computer classes.  There is also an adult book club group, weekly story time programs, activities for young adults, and a Summer Reading Club that incorporates all ages.  The Friends of the Willis Library (FOWL) group continues to be an active and vital advocate and supporter of the library.

Exhibits & Displays

Group Tours


  • 11 computers with Internet, Microsoft Office and Catalog access
  • 1 print station
  • 1 photocopies
  • wireless Internet access - No password required. Printing is not available through wireless access.

2012 Statistics

Open since 1991
Square footage –  6,400
Collection Size – 55,951
Circulation – 103,909
Cardholders –7,238
Staff – 9


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.
Tutoring / Test prep, Technology/Computers, Preschool, Reading / Story time, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Home Schooling

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