Public Resources

To our Library Community:

After careful consideration of the health and safety of our staff and our community we will offer lobby services only, which includes receiving a new library card, hold pick up, and limited reference services.

Lobby Services 

Lobby Pickup:
The lobby areas of all of our branches are open on a limited basis with a restriction on building capacity. Patrons can place items on hold through the online catalog or call their local library branch and request an item. Once you are notified that the item is available for pickup, we will then have it ready for you to check out. We can also provide limited reference services during this time. If an item is on our shelf, staff may be able to retrieve the item for you to check out. New patrons may also come in to get a library card. These are the only services available at this time and access beyond the lobby is unavailable.

Hours:
Library hours are currently Monday through Thursday 9am-6pm, Fridays 9am-5pm, and Saturdays 10am-2pm.

FAQ

Book Drops:
Book drops are open for returns of library items.

Returning Library Materials:
Returns must come back to the libraries through the book drops. We will not be accepting returns within the building. In accordance with CDC guidelines, the items returned will be quarantined for 4 days before they will be checked in and returned to the shelves. This means that these items will remain on your account until after the quarantine, but they will be backdated to the date of return when they are checked in.

Library Materials Due During Closure:
Any materials that were due during the time that the libraries were closed will not incur fines.

Donations:
At this time, we are unable to accept donations of books, magazines, etc. at any of our locations. We appreciate you thinking of us and, if you can hold onto those items, we would be happy to accept them once we resume our full services.

Expired Cards:
Please call your nearest branch if your card has expired.

We will continue to move forward based on any new guidelines from Gov. Abbott or our county officials.

Up-to-Date Health Alerts & Information:

Financial Assistance Information:

Local Food Banks:

Resources for Kids & Teens:

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