Our El Campo Location
The El Campo Branch Library is a diverse cultural facility with a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
The Library offers programs and bi-lingual (English-Spanish) collections for all ages.
The Library has two (2) meeting rooms available for anyone to use. The Texana Room with historical material collected from all over the county and Mayor’s Room for Adult and Children’s Programs. The El Campo Branch also offers …. Study Rooms.
Other services such as The Texas Legal Help Clinic, Veteran’s Officer, Medicare Counselor, and Notary service are available.
El Campo Library is truly a multi-generational facility.
Meet Our team
Brigitte Vaughan – Manager of the El Campo Branch
Hello everyone: my name is Brigitte Vaughan and I am the Manager of the El Campo Branch Library of the Wharton County Library System.
Prior to becoming a Manager of the El Campo Branch, I worked as a Bookkeeper/Circulation librarian at the Main Library in Wharton where I got my start as a librarian in 2013. I was promoted to the position of a Manager in 2018 and just love being here. Working at the Library can be very rewarding; seeing the delight of patrons when you help them finding a book they want to read, or providing them with the information they need.
Having lived in Nicaragua for several years, I speak fluent Spanish and enjoy making our Spanish speaking patrons feel more comfortable by answering their questions about the Library and helping them find the resources we offer. The staff here is one of the best. Their knowledge of the community needs makes us a success.
Stop by the Library in El Campo or give us a call; we are very happy to help you!
Annette Balcar – Children’s Librarian, El Campo Branch
My name is Annette Balcar. I was born and raised in El Campo, Texas. I am a proud graduate of St. Philip Catholic School, El Campo High School, and Wharton County Junior College.
For over thirty and plus years I have been the Children’s Librarian at the El Campo Branch Library. My greatest joy is finding the right book for each child and encouraging them to expand their mind by reading. My duties include planning and executing children’s educational programs, and purchasing and updating children’s collection. I really enjoy planning our Summer Reading Program with special events, performers, crafts, and special young adult programs during the months of June and July. I also work with the schools and their teachers to promote literacy in our community. Community service plays a large part of my life. I love to answer children’s questions and help them find information for their homework assignments. No question is too big or too small!
Renee Harrell – Reference Librarian, El Campo Branch
Donna Merta – Circulation Librarian, El Campo Branch
Ruthie Buzek – Circulation Librarian, El Campo Branch
200 W. Church Street
El Campo, Texas 77437
Toddler Time (Ages 1-3)
Wednesdays 10:15-10:45 a.m.
Preschool Story time (Ages 3-5)
Tuesdays 10:15-11:00 a.m.
Texana Collection (local history)
Public Access Computers/Wi-Fi
Photocopier (.10 for b/w copy, .50 for color copy)