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800 S.Redwood Ave., Kountze, Texas


New Library Card

Bring your current photo ID to the library and fill out a short application. Library cards are free for those living in Hardin County, and $5.00 for anyone outside of Hardin County.  You can view a video with more information here:



3 books per library card, 3 dvds per household.  2 week checkout period for books, 1 week checkout period for dvds.


New Items at the Library

New items are shared on our Facebook posts at  New items, along with everything else the library has, can also be searched on our online catalog.  We have a video that explains how to access our online catalog here:



Return your items in the drop box on the front of the building.  Materials will be sanitized before they are returned to the shelves.



Our e-books system can be accessed with the Libby app by anyone with a Kountze library card.  Call us if you need your library card number.  Here is our video on how to check out e-books with the Libby app:



Can be accessed in our parking lot 24/7.  No library card or password needed.  Park close to the building for best service.



Black/white copies are 20 cents per page. Color copies are 50 cents per page.



$1.00 per page.


Scanning to Email

$1.00 first page, 50 cents per additional page.


Printing from your Phone

You can email the document you need printed to our library email, PRINT@KOUNTZELIBRARY.ORG, and we will print it.  20 cents per page B/W, 50 cents per page in color.


Website Printing

We can print pages from websites for you.  20 cents per page B/W, 50 cents per page in color.


IRS and other Legal Forms

Give us the legal form’s name or number and we can print it for you.  20 cents per page.


Used Book Donations

We do accept and appreciate used book donations in clean, resale condition.  We cannot accept textbooks, encyclopedias, old magazines, or any item in damaged or dirty condition.


Notary Service

This service is not available at this time.


Public Computer Use

Our public computers are available for use free of charge.  No library card needed.  B/W printing is 20 cents per page.  


Library Updates

New information will be promptly posted on our Facebook page

Used Book Sales

Gently used books for sale; a year-round fundraiser for the Friends of Kountze Public Library


Monday – Friday 9:00 – 6:00. 

Phone: 409-246-2826    Fax: 409-246-4659


You can check the digital catalog here to see what's new!

Check out e-books and e-audio books
using your 13-digit Kountze Library Card number.
Call 409 246-2826 for more information.



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.