3001 East Business Loop 20, Odessa, TX, US, 79761
- Phone: (432) 333-3931
- Fax: (432) 333-9961
A full-service public library, the Midland County Public Library carries an extensive collection of books and research materials including topographic maps and regional petroleum history. 21 adult public access computers and four juvenile computers are on hand. The Centennial Branch can be found in the Imperial Shopping Center at 3211 West Wadley.
This 12-story office building, designed by Wyall Hedrick, is a dedicated Texas historical landmark.
A \"people oriented\" park that features a tree-lined courtyard, cascading water fountain, a sculptured brick wall that depicts the history of Midland, and a 300 seat amphitheater.
The second-oldest home in Midland, the Scarborough-Linebery House is a perfect example of Ranch style architecture. This home belonged to the same family for 90 years before it was donated to the City of Midland. It is available for guided tours and private functions by appointment only.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Turner Mansion includes such features as hand-painted tiles, Italian marble fireplaces, and carved wooden friezes.
Over 30,000 collected volumes that depict the development of ranching, western exploration, politics, petroleum, mining, and early railroads are housed at this independent research facility. The Haley Library has the most extensive collection of large vintage prints of 16 x 20 and 11 x 14, with some 600 negatives and an exemplary collection of fine western art and historical artifacts by such artists as Bob Lougheed, Tom Ryan, Wayne Baize, and Erwin Smith.
The 5,200 square foot building that houses the Sibley Learning Center contains four major rooms. The Llano Estacado Room features displays and activities regarding the eight major habitats of the region. The 70 seat auditorium is host to several groups per year. A natural history library, the Midland Archaeological Society
The whole family will enjoy coming to the Putt Putt Fun Center which features such activities as miniature golf, batting cages, go-carts, and video games.