Research Libraries for Bowie County, Texas

Wilbur Smith Research Library and Photo Archive
219 State Line Avenue, Texarkana

The Wilbur Smith Research Library and Photo Archive is operated by the Texarkana Museums System. The library contains photographs, out-of-print books, letters, periodicals, and diaries, offering individuals and classes a unique look at Texarkana History.

Hours are 10:00am-4:00pm, Tuesday through Saturday. The librarian is available for research, and research information requests for a small hourly fee. Contact Sammy Wacasey to schedule an appointment 903-793-4831.

Family History Center for Texarkana-New Boston Texas
3701 Moores Ln, Texarkana, Texarkana

Hours: Tuesday 4pm-7pm; Wednesday 10am-1pm; Thursday 6pm-9pm; Saturday 10am-1pm (closed 5th Saturday).
Closed: Closed the last two weeks of December.

John F. Moss / Palmer Memorial Library at Texarkana College

Microfilms of old newspapers that are at the Texarkana College
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Hours for the Texarkana College Library:
Mon-Thurs 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

Texarkana Public Library

Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 903-794-2149

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