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.
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The Library will be closed Presidents' Day, February 20. 

IRS Forms 
At this time, the Library does not have any paper IRS
forms, publications nor the Reproducible Forms notebook.
We expect to have paper forms later, depending on when
the IRS ships them
. Public access computers are available
to print forms from the irs.gov website. Please note that
Copies made from the computers cost 20c per page.
Library Phone: 409 246-2826
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City of Kountze Home Program
 Meeting @ Kountze Public Library
(Bevil Meeting Room) on January 19, 2017, 8:30 AM.
Location: 800 S. Redwood Ave., directly across from
the Kountze Police Dept. 
The Home Program provides funds to assist
low income homeowners (who qualify) to replace
their current home built on the same lot or in some cases to repair their existing home. 
Applications will be taken that day. Anyone who shows
up after 9AM will be added to the waiting list. Please
plan to be at the intake for the day. 
Call Elena at (512) 420-0303, ext 336 if
you plan to attend or 
Email: homeprogram@grantworks.net
"An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Program"

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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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      Notary Public service is available at the Library.  
Hours are: Monday-Friday 1:00-5:00
Hours are subject to change.
Please call 409 246-2826
to confirm the availability of the Notary. 
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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 
and 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.