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500 South Elm Hope, AR 71801

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Welcome to Hempstead County Library

The Hempstead County Library serves the people residing in the 728 square miles of Hempstead County, Arkansas. The library is located in Hope, the County Seat, which is located 35 miles east of Texarkana and 114 miles south of Little Rock. An estimated 22,000 people live in Hempstead County. The HCL was established in 1948 with the help of several generous local donors.