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.

Library Closings
Christmas 
Close at noon Dec 22.
Closed Dec 23-26
Reopen Dec 27

New Year's 
Dec 31-Jan 2

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DOWNLOAD THE FREE LIBRARY TREK APP! 



You can now download the Library Trek app
from the App Store or Play Store. Use it to log into
your Kountze Library account using the last digits of your
 library card number and your password. Call the library
for your unique password the first time you log in.
Library phone is 409 246-2826. 
Watch the Demo using the link below:
https://surpasssoftware.com/library-trek 

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      Kountze Library will soon offer Notary Public
service. Hours will tentatively be Monday 1:00-5:00
and Tuesday-Friday 1:00-4:00. Please call in advance
before driving a long distance. 
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Check out our great selection of 
Books on CD. if you plan to travel
during the holidays, be sure to take
some along! 
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  Check out e-books and e-audio books
using your 13-digit 
Kountze Library Card number.

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Our congratulations to the Foundation For
Southeast Texas of Beaumont on 20 years
of service! The Foundation has funded 
Kountze Public Library for various projects
including the purchase of 2 AWE kids' computers!

Santa and Mrs. Claus visited with
children at the library on Dec. 3. 
Thanks to the Woman's Club of Kountze &
Friends of Kountze Public Library for co-
sponsoring the event. 

 

     

    

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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. Over 50 TexShare databases are available to Texas library users at www.libraryoftexas.org/texshare. Call the library at 409 246-2826 for the necessary login information. 
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.