Giddings Public Library

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Library Services

Everything we do for you, inside the library or out

Circulation Services

All library materials may be checked out for a two-week period.  Interlibrary loan books follow the lending library's return policy.  Library materials may be rechecked for an additional two weeks as long as items are not late and all fines are paid.  You may call or come by in person.  If we are closed, please leave a message to renew your books with your name and library card number.  Reserved books may not be rechecked.

Youth and Teen Services

The library offers a Summer Reading Program for children ages 3 -12.  Teens have an opportunity to volunteer during the Summer Reading Program.  During the school year the library offers a Preschool Storytime for ages 3-6 on Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00  a.m.

Reference Assistance

Our library clerks are available to help with reference questions.  Call or come by with any questions you need answered.

Outreach Activities

Our children's librarian works with local schools and daycares providing storytime to groups of children in their facilities.  Contact the children's library or the library director for more information.

The Library's Collection

The library's collection includes regular type books, Large Type, Paperbacks, DVDs, CDs as well as a good collection of Texas books and Genealogy books.

Community Spaces in the Library

A large meeting room is available for rent for your  special occassion.  Contact the library staff for the policy and procedures for use.  Also available is a conference room for small groups.  We have four test rooms available for private study and proctored examinations.  Please see a librarian for details.