About the Library

The Hood County Library located at 222 North Travis Street, has been in operation since 1965. Our collection contains over 55,000 items and is continuously updated.

Our Services and Collections Includes:

•Extensive Children's Collection
•Teen lLounge
•Large Print Titles
•Media Collection with DVDs and Audio Books
•On-going Paperback sale sponsored by the Friends of the Library
•Public access internet computers
•Programs for teens and children
•Access to Texshare databases
•Interlibrary Loan
•Genealogical and Local History Holdings


Hood County Library’s Mission Statement 

It is the mission of this library to serve all residents of the county by offering a wide variety of materials and programs to enrich their personal, educational, and professional growth.  Our special mission to children and their parents is to encourage a love of reading and a desire for learning.  By offering a well-balanced collection in various formats and by utilizing changing technology, the library strives to help its patrons discover new ideas, the joy of learning, and the power of information.

Collection Development Mission

The Hood County Library strives to collect and maintain a well-rounded collection of materials in various formats to assist its patrons with their personal, educational, and professional needs.
The collection should reflect a diversity of ideas and the interests of the community and its patrons. A broad array of books, serials, media, and electronic resources is maintained and circulated to further the goals of lifelong learning; to expose patrons to new ideas; to entertain and assist them in their personal growth; and most importantly, to encourage patrons and all Hood County residents to fulfill their needs for entertainment and personal growth at the Hood County Library.