Camp Wood Public Library

Welcome to the Camp Wood Public Library

Welcome to the Camp Wood Public Library, located in Camp Wood Texas. We do hope that you find this website very resourceful, and we are always open to suggestions. Thanks for viewing! Scrolling below are the most recent additions to the library. Click on your cover choice to go directly to the library catalog for that item.

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New Services in 2020

 

Book Worm Club

If you love to read, why not read with us?  Join us to read and to discuss the upcoming book...

Date:  February 27, 2020 (fourth Thursday of each month)

Time:  5:30 PM

Book: Still Life by Louise Penny

 

History Book Club

If you love history and like to discuss books about aspects of history, we invite you to join us in reading and reviewing the upcoming book...

Date:  March 3, 2020 (first Tuesday of each month)

Time:  5:30 PM

Book:  American Dialogue (The Founders and Us) by Joseph Ellis

 

Toddlers, Tales and Treasures

On the third Wednesday of each month, the library will have a program for preschool children entitled Toddlers, Tales and Treasures. Join us with your little ones for a story and fun activities.

Date:  February 19, 2020 (third Wednesday of each month)

Time:  10:00 AM

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Announcement

DVDs:  Complete Season 8 Games of Thrones now available!

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Artist of The Month

Peggy Hickman 'Merritt'

Peggy's art career started when she was about nine years old.  She said Dad was a railroad man and often had to sleep during the day.  That's where it all began, "I copied ads from the San Antonio newspaper, cartoons and shoe ads from the department stores." Peggy went on later to attend San Antonio College where she studied Life Drawing and Basic Design, the Hunter School of Art, and the San Antonio Art Institute.  She has also studied Metalsmithing at the Southwest Craft Center and the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center where Peggy won the Hecho A Mano/Made by Hand Award for a beautiful piece of jewelry she crafted.  Peggy has also shown her art in the National Invitational Annual Western Art Show (by invitation only) for the past three years.

                                          Camp Wood Public Library

                                                    PO Box 138

                                             Camp Wood, TX 78833

On behalf of the volunteers at the Camp Wood Public Library, I thank you for your continuing financial support of our community library. 

With your backing, we are able to offer free WiFi access 24/7 and computers for public use during the library’s open hours.  We offer office equipment to copy documents, send and receive faxes, and print materials via computer.  We maintain a selection of movies on DVD, audio books, and the latest fiction and nonfiction books for people of all ages to enjoy.  All this, and we also offer your favorite books, audio books, and movies digitally through Overdrive, a free service which allows you to borrow these items anytime, anywhere – you don’t even have to leave home!  By simply using your library membership number and telephone number to sign into Overdrive or the Libby app, you can borrow these items for your tablet or cell phone.

You may be aware that our library receives an annual contribution from Real County, as required by the Texas Administrative Code.  However, 75% of our operating funds come from donations and fundraisers.  The Camp Wood Public Library is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, which means your contributions are 100% tax deductible.  And because we are an all-volunteer organization, all the funds received can be used for maintaining the library and providing services to our community.  We invite you to view our annual reports at tsl.texas.gov/ldn/statistics or at the library.

It is thanks to your donations that we are able to meet the costs of operating the library and to offer continuing services to our residents and visitors in the Canyon.  We hope you will come visit us at the library!  We would love to get acquainted and show you how your contributions are put to work.

 

Sincerely,

Ron Fulton

Library Director

 

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NEW ENHANCEMENT TO THE CAMP WOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY CATALOG

In the bottom left hand corner of the Camp Wood Public Library General Catalog, you will see three menu icons: Visit Us, Contact Us, and Kids’ Catalog.  Select and left click on the Kids’ Catalog icon.  You will be redirected to a page that looks like the Kids’ Catalog page below.  You will see over sixty-eight subject icons.  These subject icons search for books that are Stories (Fiction) and books that are Facts (Nonfiction).  You will see these two icons in the bottom left hand corner of the Kid’s Catalog page.  When the catalog is first opened, the icons default automatically to books that are Stories (Fiction.) You can select to switch back and forth to Stories and Facts. Try the two icons on the bottom right hand corner to view those page results. In the top right hand corner, you will notice an icon for General Catalog.  You can alternate back and forth to the General Catalog and the Kids’ Catalog.  No kids’ books have been removed from the General Catalog to create the Kids’ Catalog.  All library items can be searched for and viewed on the General Catalog.

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News from Camp Wood Public Library

Your library now has OVERDRIVE access.  You can download eBooks, audiobooks, and videos.    All for Free. Go to www.campwoodlibrary.org and click on CATALOG. Click on the icon for OverDrive under Electronic Resources to start enjoying your new OverDrive with thousands of available titles. Sign in with your library card number and phone number. Don’t know your card account number or what phone number you used with your card? Visit us at the library for a free update.  See you soon and often at the library with free Wi-Fi access 24/7.  Find us and Like us on Facebook. Need help with OverDrive? View their excellent support service and information for all your devices at this link:  Getting Started with OverDrive.

Need Help With OverDrive?  View their excellent support service and information for all your devices at this link:  Getting Started with OverDrive.

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