Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest. Lady Bird Johnson


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Circulation Department

The Circulation Department is located on the 1st floor of the Library. Our friendly staff are here to greet you, help you get a library card, place requests, check out and check in your books...these are just a few of the services that our department provides.

How to Get a Library Card

Each person registering as a borrower of the Ector County Library will be issued a library card if they complete the application with correct information.

The following qualifications must be met in order to receive a library card:

  • You must be a resident of Texas and must have a Permanent Address.

  • You must present a valid form of Identification (Picture ID required )

  • Patrons under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian sign the application.

  • Only two items may be checked out the first time; afterwards there is no limit on total number of books checked out!

  • There are restrictions on audio visual items.

Click the buttons below to fill out an adult or minor library card application. Once you have finished the online application, a staff member will review it and send you a library card to the address that you provide.

If you would like instant access to our elibrary, please call 432-332-0633.

Circulation Department Hours
Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Closed Sundays

Computer Lab Hours
Monday - Saturday 9:30am-6:30pm
Closed Sundays

Circulation Department Phone
432-332-0633 ext 2105

Lost Cards & Fines
Report immediately so you will not be responsible for checkouts on lost card.
Replacement Cards - Cost $3.00
Book Fines - 10 Cents per day, per book
Videos & DVD Fines - 10 Cents per day, per Video or DVD

To Recheck Items
By Phone: Call 332-0633 ext. 2105
In Person or Online (ask at the Circulation Desk for pin #)

Lost, Unreturned or Damaged Items
Lost, not returned or damaged Library Materials or Items must be Paid for. If not Library privileges will be revoked.