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 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.

Check the online events calendar to find out more about the types of programs offered for kids, teens, and adults. For additional event questions, ask in person at the DeSoto Public Library Information Desk or call 972-230-9661.

Computer Labs & WiFi

The library offers two computer labs and over 40 computers for public use as well as free wireless internet in the library.

Click here for information on lab hours, availability, and policies.

Meeting & Study Rooms

The library houses two private study rooms, a quiet reading room, and 13+ tables and areas for group work or individual leisure.

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.