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. 

Creative Relaxation Coloring Group


Next meeting: Thursday, October 19th 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.

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, October 21st at 1 p.m.

Calling all wizards, witches and muggles! Join us for a magical event celebrating the 20th anniversary of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling. Select your wand, sample wizard snacks, and much more in the first floor meeting room.

Art and Science Club

Next meeting: Tuesday, October 24th at 4:30 p.m.

Kids of all ages are welcome. This month's focus will be the science of plants.

Get Crafty: Adult Crafting Group

Next meeting: Thursday, October 26th at 6 p.m.

The adult crafting group will be prepping for Halloween with an evening of pumpkin painting. All materials are provided and registration is required. Please visit or call the Reference Desk at (830) 258-1274 to register.

Lego Club

Next meeting: Tuesday, November 7th at 4:30 p.m.

Lego Club will resume Tuesday, September 5th at 4:30 p.m. and will be held the first Tuesday of the month through May.  All ages are welcome to participate and registration is not required.  Parents and guardians are encouraged to bring their cameras, as the Lego creations will remain at the Library. 

Adult Book Club

Next meeting: Thursday, November 9th 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 October meeting the group will discuss "I'll Gather My Geese" by Hallie Stillwell. Patrons may place a request for the book in person, by phone at (830) 258-1274, or on the library website at 

Teen Library Group

Saturday, November 11th at 1:30 p.m.

Join us for our first Teen Library Group (TLG)! Tweens and teens are welcome to come hang out and talk about gaming, fandoms, and much more in the Library Meeting Room. We will also have movies, art supplies and snacks available. 

Social Crafters

Next meeting: Tuesday, November 14th at 4:00 p.m.

Come share ideas, show off your projects and get inspired. The group will meet in the Library Meeting Room, located on the first floor.

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.