Milam Library Renovation
The Max Milam Library is undergoing renovation to improve and expand library services for the Perryville community. Following a brief closing to prepare for remodeling, the library has re-opened to provide limited service from its new meeting room. Services will be offered during regular library hours and will include access to a browsing collection of popular materials, the ability to place and pick up holds from the entire CALS collection, and laptop computers for in-house check-out. This limited service will continue until the entire facility is ready to re-open this summer. For more information, please call 501-889-2554.
About the Library
The Max Milam Library is a vital part of the community in Perry County. The 5,000 square-feet library was built in 1993, offers a wide variety of adult and children’s books, DVDs, public computers, and wireless Internet access, as well as a meeting room.
People of the Library
Max Milam was chairman of the Political Science Department at the University of Arkansas, and founder of the University's public administration program. He was the Director of the State Finance and Administration for Gov. Rockefeller and Gov. Bumpers. He later became the Chief Financial Officer and Chairman of Rockefeller and Associates, and the Executor and Trustee of the Rockefeller Estate and Trust. Milam was a tireless promoter for rural health care delivery and rural economic development in Perry County and Arkansas.
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