The upstairs has a small section of foreign-language books which they received quarterly from the , with titles for children in their selections. Upstairs, you will also find the regular adult holdings, with fiction, non-fiction, job searching, and internet resources. There is also a good collection of audio-visual stuff, such as music CDs, books on tape, and DVDs for borrowing, which can be found in both the children's library and in the A-V library. One great way to manage your library visits is to link your library card with an internet account, which allows you to reserve materials ahead of your visit, that way your week's worth of Disney movies will be waiting for you in the holding area.
What we like: This is a nice place to start or end the day. If you're looking at a day of errands, why not load up on books for your little ones in the car seats? The kids' space is really child-friendly, and the librarians are truly helpful, and will intervene if you need help to calm your little ones down.
What we would change: The building is a little dated now, and the hours of operation are a little patchy--It can be hard to remember not to come on a . The location off the Downtown Loop makes it a little confusing the first time you come. Be smart about staying ahead of late fees: use your library card number to link to your account online and renew items regularly so you don't accumulate fees! It's great to get free books and movies every week until you get fined...
Website and other important information:
Monday, Tuesday and Thurday -
- 2-6 pm
1. The Main Entrance
2. The Children's Section
3. The Young Readers' Section