Using the Library

Using the Library
There is more to do at the Library than you might ever imagine! Sure, you can find a book or do some research. But don't stop there. The Library is overflowing with ideas, information, activities and services.
Here are just a few suggestions:
  • Take home DVDs of your favorite movies and TV shows
  • Attend library events for all ages
  • Study individually or meet with a group
  • Get homework help in English or Spanish
  • Download e-books and e-audiobooks
  • Enjoy a story time with your toddler
  • Explore career and education services to boost your future
  • Ask a Librarian by phone, email or in person
...and much, much more!
It's all free - and it's all at your Library.

Getting a Library Card
Getting a library card opens up the door to more than just books. You can rent movies,
use the lab computers, request books, access research databases and more.
Click here to learn how to apply for a library card and about the Texshare Card Program!
Using My Account
Your library account gives you access to your library information anywhere and anytime.
Click Here to find out more about all the things you can do with your account!

Using the Catalog
You can search for materials in the library's catalog 24/7 with or without a library card.
Click here to learn more how to search our catalog and find your next read!

Using Materials
Click here for information on borrowing, returning, renewing, requesting, or suggesting books,
dvds, and other library materials.

Fees & Fines
Click here for information on fines for late or lost materials and payment options.

Attend Events & Classes
All Library programs are FREE and everyone is welcome.
Click here to find out more about the types of programs offered for kids, teens, and adults.

Computer Labs & WiFi
The library offers two computer labs and 45 computers for public use as well as free wireless
internet in the library and cafe.
Click here for information on lab hours, availability, and policies.

Meeting & Study Rooms
The library houses three private study rooms, a quiet reading room, and 13+ tables and areas
for group work or individual leisure.
Click here for more information on policies and availability.

Email Notices
Sign up for email notices on upcoming library events, classes and activities.

To sign up for email notices on due dates, fines, and holds, call 972.230.9665 or visit the library.
Provide your email address and/or have your email address listed as your primary notification contact.