Van Alstyne Public Library Continues to Add More Offerings

The Van Alstyne Public Library is located in downtown Van Alstyne at 151 W Cooper Street. From seed catalogs to video game consoles, our public library has something for everyone.  Here is a quick highlight of the offerings you can check out (pun intended):

Books: Bestselling fiction and nonfiction for all ages: –  children, teens, and adults. Ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines- all free.
Technology: – Mobile hotspots, fully loaded desktop PC’s, 24/7 wifi from either of our parking lots
Digital resources: Remote printing, Texshare Databases, online Van Alstyne Leader Archive
In-house services & equipment: Microfilm printer and reader, scanning, color or b/w printing or photocopying, die cut machines.
Other cool stuff: Local history section, study carrels, local newspaper, hang out with one of our Ipads or MS Surfaces. Gaming Center in our teen area.
Take a STEM kit or Discovery pack home for gardening, bird watching, exploring your backyard, a telescope or astronomy binoculars to star gaze,
2 Preschool story time and a Spanish story time on Wednesdays
Book Club for adults
Game night for families every other Tuesday
Stand alone:
8 week Summer Reading Program
Santa’s Workshop
Jr. Gardening series
Adult Gardening classes
Meet the Author
For information on upcoming programs and service, like and follow the Library Facebook page here or visit the library posts on our website here. Click here to reference the City Leader Interview with Judy Kimzey as well!
April is National Poetry Month and the Van Alstyne Public Library is celebrating with a month long display and  they invite you all to join in celebrating on April 13th at 5pm for a meet the author night with award-winning author and poet, Ron Wallace. Bring your own work to share and discuss after his presentation as well.

Crystal DeBacker
Media Coordinator
City of Van Alstyne