The Municipal Public Library functioning in the territory of Mszczonów territory since 1950, actually i.e. since 2002 is situated in the newly erected Grammar School in Mszczonów. The library branch in Osuchów also works in the territory of activity of the Municipal Public Library. The library has the legal status of cultural institution.
The statutory task of the library is the collecting and elaboration of library collection and making them accessible to the readers. The library is subdivided into the general lending section, the lending section for the children and youth as well as reading room. In 2005, Internet reading room has been opened thanks to IKONKA program obtained by the library free of charge by the decision of the Minister of Science and Computerization. Three computers with Internet access are available for the readers. The library is financed form the Self – government budget.
The following library collections are available in the library as at 31.12.2007:
▪ Mszczonów 20 530 volumes
▪ Osuchów 9 689 volumes.
The computerization of library collections has been commenced in 2003 by means of MAK program obtained by the library free of charge from National Library. The base is supplemented in cooperation with the Library of Capital City of Warsaw. The computerization of library branch in Osuchów will be commenced in 2007.
Expect of its statutory task associated with the collecting and elaboration of library collection and making them accessible to the readers, the library is engaged in the cultural activity and organizes the meetings with authors of books. Ms. The library was visited by Ewa Chotomska was in 2006, by Mr. Grzegorz Kasdepke in 2007 and in 2008 by Ms. Wioletta Piasecka – young generation author writing the books for children. The library performs also the role of the centre informing about the town and region and collecting the publications associated with the history and life of the town and its vicinity.