800 S.Redwood Ave., Kountze, Texas

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Welcome to Kountze Public Library!


"Creating lifelong readers and learners."
800 S. Redwood Avenue
Kountze, TX  77625
Phone: 409 246-2826 & Fax: 409 246-4659
Accredited Member of Texas State Library
and Archives Commission & CTLS, Inc.

        
  Check out e-books
and e-audio books
using your 13-digit
    Kountze Library Card
number.

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Access free legal forms,
Heritage Quest,
and much more!
Learn a new language!
Over 50 databases are
available at no cost.

Contact the library at 409 246-2826
for your TexShare login info.

 
   Texas Summer Reading Club 2016


   Reading Program June 21
   with John O'Bryant,
   magician 

    
                                        

Mrs. Bevilacqua with
her Therapy Dogs
Crush & Riley
 



                           

Mrs. Malone & Mrs. Gunter did
amazing science projects for
Reading Club June 14.



            

Mrs. Fant taught kids
Spanish vocabulary words.
                                                                                                                          


Mission Statement
The mission of KPL is to create lifelong readers and learners by promoting the use of quality library services for all members of the community. The library will offer materials, programs and technology to serve the educational, cultural and recreational needs of its users.
Location & Stats
The Kountze Public Library (KPL) is located at 800 S. Redwood Avenue, Kountze, Texas. It is directly across from the Kountze Police Department and behind the Kirby Hill House Museum. KPL is a department of the City of Kountze and a member of Texas State Library and Archives Commission and CTLS, Inc. (Connecting Texas Libraries Statewide), formerly Central Texas Library System.  
The library provides a host of free services to its users. The library holds over 24,844  materials including over 16,453 books, and 1,114 audio volumes, 1,422 video volumes, 83 electronic books, and 20 serial subscriptions.  Over 7,077 library users are registered card holders.

What the Library Offers
OverDrive e-books, e-audiobooks and a selection of videos are available to Kountze library card holders  through the Piney Woods Digital Consortium. Patrons can access them through the library website at www.kountzelibrary.org or by visiting  pwdl.lib.overdrive.com. The entire 13-digit patron ID number must be used when logging in. Staff does faxing for the public for a small charge. Friends of the Library sponsor a public access copier (B&W only). B&W Copies made from the computers are available for 20c per page. 
In 2014, the library recorded 23,535 visits from library users who entered the library to check out library materials, utilize print and electronic reference resources, access the Internet through the Library’s free 24/7 Wi-Fi access, participate in computer and Internet training, view a Library exhibit, or attend one of the Library’s events. Public access computers are available for children and adults. KPL adheres to the Child Internet Protection Act and filters its computers.