Annual Friends of the Beaumont Public Library Book Sale
January 9-11, 2014
801 Pearl Steet, Beaumont, Texas 77701
The Friends of the Beaumont Public Library System book sale will be held January 10-11, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM with a Friends of the Library preview sale on January 9th from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM. New Friends may join at the door! 10,000 books, magazines, VHS, DVDs, paperbacks, etc. for sale! Prices range from $.25 to $1.00 Call 409-981-5911 for more information.
NOTE THE BOOK SALE IS AT THE LIBRARY NOT THE CIVIC CENTER THIS YEAR!!
NEW HOURS FOR MAIN LIBRARY
Beginning November 1, 2013 the Main Library at 801 Pearl Street will change hours. The new hours will be 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Monday through Thursday with Fridays hours being 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. We will still be closed Saturday and Sunday. For more information call 838-6606. All other branches hours will stay the same
NEW AT THE WILLARD LIBRARY!
READ, PLAY, GROW
EARLY LITERACY DEVELOPMENT
@ THE WILLARD LIBRARY
Wednesday, September 4th - Wednesday, December 4th
Lapsit - ages birth - 3 10:30am (Library Meeting Room)
Adventurers - ages 3 - 6 10:30am (Children's Department Stage)
Play Group - parents (or caregivers) and children (birth - age 6) 11:15am - 12:30pm (Library Meeting Room)
for more information, please contact the Willard Library - 409-892-4988
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.
There is a "help" button on the website for patrons who need assistance.
NEW! The Miller Library Branch offers one-on-one training classes to help patrons get the most from these services. Classes are Mondays between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and Wednesdays from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM. Call 409-866-9487 for more information.
ESL and Foreign Language Learning
Now Available at the Beaumont Libraries!
The Beaumont Public Library System is offering the Mango Languages - English as a Second Language and Foreign Language learning system at the libraries and on the web. It is a free service that allows those in need of learning English or a foreign language to use a self-paced course of real world applications that integrates vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture. 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.