Residents of the Twin Lakes Area have known since its doors opened in 2010, Baxter County has an outstanding library. What they might not have known is how it compares to the more than 200 libraries in Arkansas.According to the community content publisher American Towns Media, the Donald W. Reynolds Library Serving Baxter County is ranked as the seventh best library in the state.Library Director Kim Crow Sheaner says the ranking from American Towns Media is an honor, but not a surprise.
The article notes Arkansas' libraries range from massive state facilities to cozy small-town outlets.
Those ranked ahead of Baxter County include the Arkansas State Library in Little Rock, the Fort Smith Public Library, the Central Arkansas Library System in Little Rock, the William F. Laman Public Library System in North Little Rock, the Fayetteville Public Library and the Springdale Public Library.
Crow Sheaner says the Baxter County Library is ranked among the state's most impressive facilities.
The article notes the Baxter County Library has been serving the Arkansas Ozarks since the 1920s. It offers cultural and educational exhibits and programs for all ages.
American Towns Media says the Baxter County Library features over 85,000 titles, an extensive online resource section, and excellent departments for kids, tweens, and teens.
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