Library News

Kerr Regional History Center Reopens


The Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library is pleased to announce the reopening of the newly renovated Kerr Regional History Center, located at 425 Water Street. The History Center is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Kerr Regional History Center serves as a repository for regionally significant historical and genealogical collections and a research center for the residents of the City of Kerrville, Kerr County, the Texas Hill Country, and beyond. The Kerr Regional History Center closed in 2016 for renovations including a new roof, interior restoration and renovation, and the installation of an elevator for access to new exhibit space on the second floor.


Library Summer Reading Club


Reading Logs Due August 31st

The Summer Reading Clubs have concluded, but it is not too late to turn in reading logs. Reading logs may be turned in to the Reference Desk through August 31.

Creative Relaxation Coloring Group


Next meeting: Thursday, August 17th at 6:00 p.m. 


Coloring is not just for kids these days! Ages 18 and above are welcome and all supplies provided. First floor meeting room.


Social Crafters


Next meeting: Tuesday, September 12th at 4:00 p.m.


Come share ideas, show off your projects and get inspired. Special guest Barbara Ramsey will discuss the history of the apron. The group will meet in the Library Meeting Room, located on the first floor.

Adult Book Club


Next meeting: Thursday, September 14th at 12:00 p.m.


The Adult Book Club is an "open" club, allowing those interested to attend as often as they choose. Participants are welcome to bring their lunch as they gather to discuss the month’s book selection. Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at Noon in the third floor conference room. 

At the September meeting the group will discuss "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. Patrons may place a request for the book in person, by phone at (830) 258-1274, or on the library website at

 

http://libraryweb.kerrvilletx.gov. 



Friends of the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library Book Store


Wednesdays 1 - 3 p.m. & Second Saturdays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 
Visit the Friends on Wednesday afternoons and on the second Saturday of each month in their Book Store. The Friends have a wide selection of gently used books, movies, and audiobooks to choose from. Proceeds from the sale support the Summer Reading Program, Large Print collection, and Audiobook collection.

The price list may be found on the Friend's page here.