Lake Whitney Public Library

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Library Resources and Services

These resources and services are provided to you by the Lake Whitney Public Library.

* TexShare Databases

The TexShare Databases are commercial database subscriptions that are paid For by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) for use By registered patrons of Texas public libraries at no charge to patrons who

Use the TexShare Databases through their participating TexShare member Libraries.

* Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas Workshop

A means of becoming familiar with Workforce Solutions programs and procedures as a benefit to patrons seeking employment.

* Texas Workskills Development in Libraries (TWDL)

Created to help Texas residents obtain information and learn better ways to look for a job as well as providing the means to improve their job skills.

* Videos, DVD’S

* Books on Tape & CD’s

* The Big Read

Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, audio CDs containing an introduction to a classic book or poet, historical context, background on the writer, information about related works, and discussion questions.

* Talking Books Program

Provides free library services to Texans who are unable to read standard print material due to visual physical or reading disabilities with thousands of titles available in a wide variety of categories, In different formats, mainly on cassette, but also in large print and Braille.

* Online Catalog

* Children Programs  Get the pre-school age kids out of the house for storytime!  There will be craft projects to keep their hands busy, stories to share, and music to dance.  Most of all, they can socialize with others the same age.
Time and Date: 10:30-11:30 every Wednesday
Where: Lake Whitney Public Library
Phone: 254-694-4639

* Summer Reading for youth.

Designed for children ages 4 to 14, activities varied each week, but the main theme is reading and keeping the children in the reading habit to prevent summer reading loss.  Puppets, the local fire department, a mobile dairy, the Waco zoo, and a singing zoologist each presented skits and activities to encourage reading.  The programs are well attended with a total of over 600 participants.

* Teen Programs

Advanced Placement (AP) Reading List

* One-on-One Computer Instruction

Basic computer instruction on a person by person basis on Tuesdays from 11 AM to 2 PM.  Covers skills such as email, word processing,

* E-reader and E-book Instruction

Assistance with E-readers (Nook, Kindle, mobile devices, etc) and locating and downloading rented and free E-books.

* Mini Office Center

Copying and faxing services are available.  Coupled with wireless internet access and computer services, the library has become crucial to our community.

* Volunteer possibilities

Volunteers assist with daily activities, enjoy friendship and meet new people.

* Friends of the Library

Membership entitles you to many privileges, such as a 30% discount on Books purchased through the library, 10-book checkout rather than 5.

Upcoming Events
Book Club Sep 26, 2017 01:30 PM (US/Central)
Needle Arts Club Sep 26, 2017 04:00 PM (US/Central)
Pre-School Storytime Sep 27, 2017 10:30 AM (US/Central)