Leisure Services

Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library

The Library is currently located at Brenham City Hall at 200 W. Vulcan St.

Learn more about the move.

Holiday Closures
We will be closed for the following: Labor Day, September 01, 2014.

Hours (Starting May 12, 2014)
Monday - Thursday 8am - 6pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 3pm

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September Library Card Sign-up Month: download the calendar of events

Design a Bookmark Contest - Monday 9/1 - 9/15
One winner will be chosen from different age groups. The winning design will be reproduced as an actual bookmark that we distribute at the library.

Refreshments and Concert by Sugartree - Monday 9/15 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come get a library card and see what we have to offer as we stay open an hour later. Enjoy the performance by Sugartree, a musical duo that plays a wide variety of music (from country and bluegrass standards to oldies rock and roll), all with great vocals and beautiful harmonies. Lou-Lou Barbour sings and plays upright bass, banjo and harmonica. The other half of this dynamic duo, Cathy Sterman, sings and plays guitar.

Free Replacement Library Card - Monday 9/15 - 9/20
Did you lose your library card? Is the card you have falling apart? This week we will waive the $2 card replacement fee. Get a new one for free!

All Month Long:

Amnesty Month: Bring back your overdue or missing library materials during the month of September and we will forgive your fines! It doesn't matter if you have had the book for 6 days, 6 months, or 6 years, just bring it in.

Food for Fines: Can't find your missing library item? You can have $1.00 forgiven for each canned, non-perishable item you bring into the library during the month of September


Spring Break Story Time: Monday 6:15pm, Tuesday 4:00pm, and Wednesday 10:15am

Storytime with Miss Lou Lou- Tuesdays at 2:00pm for elementary aged kids (4:00pm starting in September)

Year-round programs:

Children's Story Time:

  • Pre-School Story Time: Every Wednesday at 10:15am

Library Information

The library offers a variety of services for both adults and children. There are over 48,000 items to check out. This number includes books (regular and large print), tapes, CD's, DVD's, and a genealogy collection. In addition the Library subscribes to 60 magazines. Services offered include, Internet, ILC, faxing and text enlarger/reader machines.

The library offers programs for seniors at area assisted care facilities and story time for children throughout the year. Each summer, the library has a summer reading program with special programs held on Tuesdays.

Library cards are available for children five and older; a parent or legal guardian's signature is required for children up to the age of 16. A photo ID and proof of residency are also required. Library cards are free. Replacement cards are available for $2.00

There are several public access computers, with connectivity to the Internet. Library patrons must register in advance to use the computers and must provide a current photo ID and have no fines or overdue items. There is a one-hour time limit, which can be extended if there are no other patrons waiting.

For more information, contact the Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library at 979-337-7201. The library is located at 100 W. Martin Luther King, Jr. Pkwy.


© City of Brenham - 2014  |  979-337-7200  |  200 W. Vulcan, Brenham, TX 77833