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Historic Carnegie Library of Ballinger

Library Services

Everything we do for you, inside the library or out

Circulation Services

We are available to assist you in your search for a particular subject or item.
We offer limited computer instruction.
We will do genealogical research on an available time basis.

Youth and Teen Services

Data bases as shown on the home page are available for research when ever the library is open.

Sign-up for Texshare (free) and you can access it from your home computer.

Reference Assistance

Library staff  is always available for assistance.  Questions may be submitted through this web site or by telephone.  We are happy to help as time will allow.

The Library's Collection

We currently have 15,662 titles.  These include Adult fiction, large print, audio books (tape & cd), videos  ( dvd), magazines and a large collection of children's books (preschool, primary, and junior)  young adult.

There are 5 adult and 3 children's computers with internet access.  Children 12 and under must have an adult with them. 

Community Spaces in the Library

The Mary Sykes Auditorium may be leased for banquets, wedding receptions and special occasions.

The Shakespeare Room is available for special events as well. 

A lease agreement must be signed along with a deposit check and a rental check before either can be reserved.

Leasees from outside the county must have a local sponsor.

A lease agreement will be provided upon request.