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Services & Programs

Teens gathered for anime clubActivities all year round for all age groups:

Online Services:

Browse the card catalog here
Renew your books online here.


We have free wi-fi and a computer lab with high speed internet access! Card holders may use our internet accessible computers free of charge.  Wi-Fi service is also available for free on an unsecured network.  Card holders under 18 must have a permission form signed by their legal guardian to use the computers.


We lend DVDs! Our Juvenile DVD section is located in the Children Section. All other DVDs will be found near our Non-Fiction section.

Local History:

Old bank building, now City Hall.
Old bank building, now City Hall.

The library has a collection of local history information in print and on microfilm.

Thanks to a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act you can access select years of The Van Alstyne Leader on microfilm and print or scan articles to your own storage device using our ScanPro 800. If you do not live in the north Texas area we will send you a copy of a requested article by email attachment.