Welcome to the M.P. Baker Library! Your Library!

PC Library Mission of the M.P. Baker Library

The purpose of the M. P. Baker Library of Panola College is to be an academic Learning Resource Center for the students and faculty of the College. The LRC staff strives to offer resources and services, when and where they are needed, to enhance the development of the whole student, and to offer opportunities for students to become lifelong learners.

New Materials


Information is provided through a variety of formats. You will find print and electronic books, newspapers, magazines, journals, archival items, reserve items, reference works, movies, computers, printers, Wi-Fi, and copiers.


Your library is proud to be a member of TexShare, a program offered and supported by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. This program allows us to offer interlibrary loan and library card service to other Texas libraries. We also provide instruction and assistance with using the library’s resources, monthly gallery exhibits, and lunchbox lectures through the year.


The library provides both study spaces and social spaces. There are 6 study rooms, 2 conference rooms, a computer classroom, leisurely reading areas, study tables, and an open computer lab.

M.P. Baker Library Hours

Summer 2019 Library Hours (May 9 - August 20)

Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 6:30pm
Friday: 7:30am - 12:30pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Fall 2019 Library Hours will begin Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Thursday, August 8th and Friday, August 9th: Library closed for Professional Development workshops
Monday, September 2th: Library closed for Labor Day Holiday

Study rooms and computers close 15 minutes prior to the rest of the library.