Read with us during the month of October. The Beaumont Public Library System as well as other public libraries, schools and book stores along the Gulf Coast are reading the World War I novel, Remember Ben Clayton, by Texas author, Stephen Harrigan. Remember Ben Clayton will be available in each of the branch libraries. You may borrow a copy for two weeks. The Beaumont Public Library System is working with the Best Year’s Center to present a book discussion at the Best Years Center located on Fourth Street. The book discussion will take place on Friday, October 10 at 10:00am. Some of the branches are offering themed programs based on the book and the era it takes place. The Elmo Willard Library will be offering two films with the World War I theme. On Saturday, October 4, at 2pm at the Willard Library. On Saturday, October 25, at 2pm at the Willard Library. A World War I photographic display will be available in each of the branches. Look for a special display of World War I letters to go along with the photographs provide by the Tyrrell Historical Library.
Literacy Program has a new location!!
Introducing the NEW Maurine Gray Literacy Center (Formerly Maurine Gray Literacy Depot). We have relocated to the Main Library at 801 Pearl Street in the lower level of the library. Our hours have stayed the same Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM and Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Come see our new facilities and talk to our excellent staff!
Learning Express 3.0 Now Available!
Click on the link above to see the new website devoted to learning! Included
are college prep tests, adult education, GED, Career Advancement, SAT, and more!
E-Books and E-Audiobooks Now Available
The Beaumont Public Library System offers e-books and e-audiobooks through Overdrive. Click on the link below to access the Overdrive site and begin using your Kindle, Nook, Sony, and other readers, as well as computers, smartphones and more to access this content. You will need a current Beaumont Library Card to be able to use this service.
ESL and Foreign Language Learning
Now Available at the Beaumont Libraries!
Click on the link below to start the process, or go to the nearest Beaumont library branch. All you will need is a library card and an email address.