Author Visit and Book Signing David Vela

The Wharton County Library and Wharton County Historical Commission cordially invite the public to meet Wharton native and author David Vela.

A free event will be held on May 9, 2022, from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at the Wharton County Library in Wharton. The author will sign previously purchased books of Hola Ranger, My Journey Through The National Parks. In addition, books will be available for sale.


Lone Star Legal Clinic

Do you need legal assistance with wills, family law, eviction, veteran benefits and more?

Lone Star Legal Aid provides free legal assistance to low-income families and individuals. Wednesday, May 11, 2022, Lone Star Legal Aid will have an “Eviction and Housing Instability Clinic” to help with legal issues regarding eviction, notice to vacate, rent relief, and utility shut-off. Lone Star Legal Aid will also take applications for all other civil matters that they provide legal services on.

Lone Star Legal Aid will be at the El Campo Branch from 10:00am – 12:00pm and at Wharton Main Library from 1:30pm – 3:30pm.

crochet program

Do you like to crochet? Do you want to learn how to do this craft and have fun with friends at the same time?

Wharton Main Library will host a crochet program Tuesday, May 17, 2022 from 3:00pm through 5:00pm. Come join us to learn a new hobby or refresh a forgotten skill. All materials will be provided. Visit Wharton Main Library or call 979-532-8080 to register.


May Flowers with Debra from DSG Nursery

The Louise Branch Library is hosting a fun event: ”May Flowers” on Friday, May 20, 2022 from 10:00am – 11:00am.

Come join us and listen to Debra from DSG nursery in El Campo, explain about different plants and how to take care of them. For more information about the event, call the Louise Branch Library at (979) 648-2018.

Do you need Wi-Fi at home?

Wharton County Library's Main Branch, El Campo Branch, and East Bernard Branch have mobile Wi-Fi Hotspots available for checkout. Library card holders can check out the mobile Hotspots for 2 weeks at a time.

For more information call:
Wharton Main Branch at 979-532-8080
El Campo Branch at 979-543-2362
East Bernard Branch at 979-335-6142


Notary Services

The Wharton County Library System is proud to announce a new service to the community of Wharton County.

The Wharton Main Branch and the El Campo Branch will now provide notary public service to county residents.

Lulu Meek, Circulation Librarian of the Wharton Main Branch and Renee Harrell, Reference Librarian of the El Campo Branch are more than happy to serve the public’s notary needs.

For more information please contact:
Lulu Meek of the Wharton Main Branch at 979-532-8080
Renee Harrell of the El Campo Branch at 979-543-2362