Library News

Modified Library Services Begin Monday, May 4

In-Person Services Resume

The library building will be open to the public Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Friday, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The library will be closed on Sundays. The library will dedicate the hour of 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., Monday – Thursday for patrons who are considered at-risk to COVID-19. Curbside service will continue to be available for all patrons during library operating hours, and we encourage patrons to take advantage of this convenient option.

The Kerr Regional History Center remains closed at this time.

The City of Kerrville and the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library participate in social distancing and the precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As such,limited desktop computers will be available for use at this time. The library does offer Wi-Fi and mobile printing services for patrons who bring their own devices. Seating will be limited in the building, and signage will be posted to encourage social distancing among patrons and staff.

All programming, including Story Time and the Brown Bag Book Club, are canceled. Children’s interactive items and the teen room’s Xbox will not be available for use at this time.

Library Offers Virtual Collection

Access Your Library 24/7

Your Library is not closed as we are always open with our digital services. The Library will continue to provide these resources patrons have come to love, which may be found on our website and catalog. Patrons can find e-books and e-audiobooks, digital magazines, and more by visiting our Digital Content and Links of Interest pages. Staff will be available by phone at 830-258-1274, via email at, or by text at 830-215-0640 to provide assistance.

Library Card Registration

Renew or Apply Online

Need to register for or renew a library card for you or your family while public access is restricted? Please download and submit the registration form found here along with a copy of your current photo ID. If your current address is not on your physical ID, please include an official mailing or document with your name and address with your submission.

Friends of the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library Book Store 

Closed until further notice.

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.