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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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REMODELING AT THE LIBRARY UPDATE!

Progress is being made at the library!

After the library closed at the end of July, most of the bookshelves and furniture were disposed of. We are happy to report that all the furnishings found good homes with friends and neighbors in the community. The large bookshelves had to be dismantled before being taken out of the building. Some of the new owners put the shelves and brackets in their pickup trucks and cars; a couple of other new owners found creative solutions to transport the shelves. One bookshelf was put on a skateboard and rolled across the street to its new home at the Chamber of Commerce. Another bookshelf was loaded onto a forklift and driven to its new home at the hardware store – a really classy way to travel!

Library volunteers spent hours and hours helping box up all the books, DVDs, office supplies, and other library items and then helped take those things to storage units. At the end of September, the remodelers came in to begin the work of demolishing the old interior of the building.

Great progress has been made, but there is still major work to be done. Lots of painting will be done, the restroom fixtures will be put back in place, and new flooring will be installed.  The electricians will come back to put in electrical outlets and light fixtures, and technicians with the phone company will set up the internet. By the middle of December, the library building will be totally transformed and ready to receive new furniture and shelving.  Volunteers will again be called upon to retrieve all the items from the storage units and put everything in its new place in the beautiful “new” library.

  

  

  

      

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NOTICE

The library's WiFi service has been turned off until further notice due to the remodeling now taking place in the building.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and we appreciate your understanding while the renovation is going on.

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Artist of The Month

The library will resume featuring the works of local artists when it reopens after renovation.

 

                                          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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A HELPFUL FEATURE OF 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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