Special Events El Campo

Are you looking for something to do? Check out all these events that the El Campo Branch Library is doing for the month of March!

 In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day children can come to the library to find the Gnome Leprechaun hiding in the Children’s side of the library. If you find him, you will receive a special coin to purchase a special prize from the prize box!

 Thursday, March 16th starting at 9:30 am Children can come by the library for a FREE Come-and-take St. Patrick’s Day Craft Project (until all projects are gone).

 Lastly on Thursday, March 30th the Easter Bunny will be here from 4:00 to 5:30 pm!  Parents and grandparents can bring their cameras and take pictures with the bunny.  Children will receive a goodie bag and a take-home craft.


Growing and Nourishing                      Healthy Communities Garden Course

Do you love to learn the tips and tricks of gardening? Do you love to eat fresh and delicious produce that you grew?

Wharton Main Library is hosting the “Growing and Nourishing: Healthy Communities Garden Course presented by Lori GarciaTexas A&M Agrilife Extension Service and sponsored by BACODA. This 6-part series teaches you how to build, maintain, and harvest a garden. Materials to start your own garden will be provided at no cost to you.

Seating is limited! Visit Wharton Main Library or call (979)-532-8080 to register.


Easter Closures

All branches of the Wharton County Library System will be closed Friday, April 7, 2023 through Monday, April 10, 2023 in observance of Easter.
The Library will resume normal business hours Tuesday, April 11, 2023.

Color Splash with DSG Nursery

The El Campo Branch is hosting DSG nursery on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 10:00am.

Colorful and vibrant are the words for the season! Spring is here and color is bursting forth. Come join us and let DSG Nursery offer you tips on freshening your space with heat-tolerant colorful plants for your yard and fun and unique container ideas!


ESL Classes

Wharton Main Library is still offering free adult ESL (English as Second Language) classes!

Classes are Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Wharton Main, 1920 N. Fulton Wharton, TX.


La biblioteca de Wharton todavía ofrece clases de inglés!

Las clases son los Martes de 6:30 p.m. a 7:30 pm y Viernes de 10:00 a.m. a 12:00 pm. en la biblioteca del condado de Wharton, 1920 N. Fulton St. Wharton, TX

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