800 S.Redwood Ave., Kountze, Texas

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Welcome visitors!


Kountze Public Library is located in the middle of the Big Thicket, tucked away in Kountze, Texas with resources that reach around the world.

                  

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Texas Summer Reading Club 2016

When: Tuesdays in June, 7, 14, 21 & 28
Time: 10 AM
Where: Bevil Meeting Room of the Library
Call the Library at 409 246-2826 if you would
like more information.

Select Programs to the left of this page--
then select Texas Summer Reading Club Link
for a full schedule of programs.

 

Kountze Public Library is a member of
Texas State Library, CTLS, Inc. and a participant
in Navigator Interlibrary Loan System.

 

Ernest Brown, author

If you missed the book signing with
Ernest Brown, author of
The Ghosts of Black Creek, a limited
number of signed copies
are available
at the library.  



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Announcement:
Miss Kountze Pageant pictures are now
ready to be picked up at Kountze Library!

Miss Kountze Pageant Winners 2016
 

Left to Right: Our Lovely Miss, Gracie Williford
Little Miss Kountze,  Skylar Hadnot
Miss Kountze,  Alexis Silcox
Junior Miss Kountze,  Mylea Estepp
Miss Tiny Tot,  Natalie Aldy



Digital Books, E-Audio books and Videos

We invite our patrons to check the Piney Woods (Overdrive) catalog for new titles. The link can be accessed through the library website at kountzelibrary.org or by going directly to http://pwdl.lib.overdrive.com.

  If you are not already a library patron and have questions about how you can gain access to OverDrive e-bks, e-audio books and even videos, call the library at
409 246-2826 and a librarian will be glad to assist you.

 

Texas Summer Reading Club 2016
See the Programs link to the left of this page--
then select Texas Summer Reading Club Link
for a full schedule of programs.




Bill Davis, author, with Nancy who
purchased his newest book.
 

Bill Davis visits at Kountze Library
 
Sgt. Bill Davis held a book signing in the Bevil Meeting
Room of Kountze Public Library on April 4 from 10-2PM.
He visited with well-wishers and signed copies of his
brand-new book, Imperfect Love ~ Imperfect Justice.
 
Davis, honorably retired from the Beaumont Police
Department, also authored the well-known title,
So Innocent, Yet So Dead, published in 1998.
 
 


Woman’s Club of Kountze Team held a recent fundraiser for
Relay for Life. Members sold chances to win two tickets to a Rockets Basketball game.  The drawing for a winner was held Monday, March 7, 2016 at 5 p.m. at Kountze Public Library.  The winner was Tray Tate of Kountze.  The Woman’s Cub of Kountze Team is walking in memory of Jerrie Read, past member of Woman’s Club of Kountze and supporter of Kountze Public Library.  Pictured above are: Jim Read (son of Jerrie Read) and Hudson, Hadleigh,and Read Kunk (Jerrie Read’s great-grandchildren).

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OverDrive Access through
Piney Woods Digital Consortium
Card holders of Kountze Library have access to digital materials including e-books, e-audio books and movies. Visit http://pwdl.lib.overdrive.com. Select Kountze Public Library. Use your entire 13-digit library card number to login.  If you don't know your card number, contact the library at
409 246-2826.

Texas Online: The official website for the Great State of Texas and provides instant access to almost 800 state and local government services.
TexShare Databases Try these databases filled with magazine articles, encyclopedia entries, and other materials to help you discover more on any subject, from general interest to business, hobbies, and more. Please see your librarian for a username and password.
Click here for the Current list of core TexShare Databases. Call the library for password and username--409-246-2826