Leisure Services


Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library

The Library is currently closed and will reopen May 12 at Brenham City Hall at 200 W. Vulcan St.

Learn more about the move and how to return or renew your books.

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

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Events:

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

Programs/Special Events:

Relocation Opening Celebration

Date Time Description
May 12 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Schave & Reilly (Juggling and Comedy)

 

Summer Reading Program - Fizz, Boom, Read

Registration (at the library) May 27 - July 3
All Summer Reading Programs will be held at the All Sports Building in Hohlt Park (at the Corner of Lounge rd and North Park St.)

Date 10am Pre-k age | 2pm elementary age Location
June 3 Open Reading Party (All Ages)
10:00 am
Julian Franklin (Magic and Puppets)
refreshments
All Sports Building
Hohlt Park
June 10 10:00 am | 2:00 pm
Capital of Texas Zoo
All Sports Building
Hohlt Park
June 17 10:00 am | 2:00am
Incredible Bubble Show
All Sports Building
Hohlt Park
June 24

10:00 am
Storytime with a food coloring experiment
2:00 pm
Storytime with Science Experiments

All Sports Building
Hohlt Park
July 1 10:00 am | 2:00 pm
Terrance Taps (Renown Austin Tap Dancer)
All Sports Building
Hohlt Park
July 8

10:00 am | 2:00pm
Storytime with a Flying Saucer Craft

All Sports Building
Hohlt Park
July 15 Closing Reading Party (All Ages)
10:00am
Cody Fisher (Magic and Comedy)
refreshments
All Sports Building
Hohlt Park

Year-round programs:

Children's Story Time:

  • Pre-School Story Time: Every Wednesday at 10:15am
  • Family Story Night on the second Monday of the month at 6:15pm

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. A family story night is held on the second Monday night of the month at 6:15pm.

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