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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 are 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 never 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

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.

Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

The Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library's mission is to provide the means by which people of all ages, interests, and circumstances may avail themselves of the recorded wisdom, experiences and ideas of others.

Professional librarians assemble, organize and make accessible materials which offer opportunities for personal, educational, cultural and recreational enrichment; they develop collections, services, and programs which respond to individual and community needs. The library employs a skilled staff and the latest technologies to facilitate and enhance the use of library resources.

The management and staff are committed to excellence in all facets of the library's service and operation and support the democratic ideals upon which the American public library is founded.