Library

**COVID-19 UPDATE Notice**

In response to COVID-19, at the recommendation of American Library Association and Texas Library Association, Ellis Memorial is open for LIMITED SERVICES.

Library patrons may enter the building briefly to check out items.  

CURBSIDE PICKUP is open.  Reserves may be placed through your online account or by telephone.  Once your items are ready, a staff member will contact you to schedule a pickup time. 

BOOK DROP is open.  Please place all library items into the book drop located on the right side of the building.  We are unable to accept donations at this time.  Temporary eCards are available.

There are still many services available to Ellis Memorial Library patrons.  Visit the library catalog at https://ellismemorial.biblionix.com to access our digital collection.  Library patrons may check out digital books and audiobooks on OverDrive through the online catalog on a desktop or directly from the Libby app.  If you are interested in only accessing content for children visit https://southtexas.overdrive.com/southtexas-ellis/kids.

 

With your library card you may also access TexShare through the online catalog.  TexShare databases includes thousands of full-text magazines and newspapers, WorldCat (35 million library records), Science and Literature databases, on-line encyclopedias, etc.  TexShare also includes Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center, Heritage Quest Online, and LearningExpress Library.

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Ellis Memorial Library
700 W. Ave A
Port Aransas, TX 78373

(361)749-4116

eml@cityofportaransas.org
Tuesday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
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