"A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life."  - Henry Ward Beecher

We couldn't agree more.  A quiet place to study, relax, work or simply escape in a good book.  It's fun, the old fashioned way. Come visit the Hot Spring County library in Malvern.

an open book

Open Weekly

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get a library card?

The Hot Spring County librarian will be able to supply you with a new library card the same day you apply.

Are electronic books available?

You can check out e-books through the Arkansas Digital Library Consortium. Go to the Hot Spring County library's homepage or click

Does the Library have "story time" for young kids?

Story time and more! The library hosts a variety of events, including story hour, crafts and other activities for children and teens. You can find a schedule of all library activities at