Summer Reading Program Kick-off!

Dive into a summer full of adventure with our Summer Reading Program kick-off on Monday, June 3rd! Visit your local branch to sign up for a season of reading, fun, and special activities to kickstart your summer!
Wharton: 11:00am-2:00pm
El Campo: 9:30am-11:30am
East Bernard: 1:30pm-5:30pm
Louise: 2:00pm-3:00pm
Don't miss out on the excitement - let's make this summer one for the books!

East Bernard: Author visit Brian Porter

Join us at the East Bernard Branch on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at 2:00pm for a special author visit with Brian Porter! Brian will be presenting his captivating book "Dreams of Arcadia" - don't miss this chance to meet the author and hear about his inspiration behind the story. There will be door prizes and light refreshments, so come and enjoy an afternoon of literary delight! For more information call (979)335-6142.


Wharton: Anime Club

Calling all anime enthusiasts ages 13 and up!
Join us at the Wharton Main Library on Friday, May 24, 2024, from 4:30pm-5:30pm for an exciting Anime Club session! Enjoy Crunchyroll viewings, engaging discussions, and fun anime-themed crafts with fellow fans ages 13 and up. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of anime at your local library - see you there!

Memorial Day Closures

All branches of the Wharton County Library System will be closed Saturday, May, 25, 2024 and Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of Memorial Day.
We will reopen on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 with regular hours.
Have a safe weekend!


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


Overdrive app discontinued!

If you use the OverDrive app for iOS, Android, or Windows 8 or 10, please be aware that it will be discontinued on May 1, 2023. Although the OverDrive app will be discontinued, you can still borrow free e-books and audiobooks from your library with Libby, OverDrive's newer reading app.
Learn how to make the switch to the Libby app, find FAQs and discover new features by clicking on the following link:
Call Wharton County Library at (979)532-8080 if you need assistance upgrading to Libby.