Converse Public Library

As of Monday, May 4, the Converse Public Library is open for material check out, curbside pick up, and we can print for you if you will email your document to  We accept cash only for payment and prints are $.025 per page.

Monday through Friday from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm. 

Due to the high interactive nature of computers, faxing, and copying, we will not have these services available at this time.  

We will be limiting occupancy per the Governor's order and we will limit time in the library to an hour so that we may serve as many as possible.  MASKS REQUIRED!!  

We have missed you, Converse!

Sandy Underwood
City of Converse
Public Library Director

Mission Statement
The Mission of the Converse Public Library is to enhance purposeful learning, creative discovery, and to serve our community with the expansion of knowledge, technology, and responsive library services.

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Converse Public Library offers:

  • Accelerated Reader Books
  • Bluebonnet, Lone Star and TAYSHAS books
  • Graphic Novels and Manga
  • Current Releases
  • Large Print Books
  • Weekly Story Times
  • Summer Reading Program
  • Interlibrary Loan Service
  • Free Public Computers
  • Fax and Photo Copy Service
  • Free Notary Service (please make an appointment)
  • Readers Advisory Services
  • TexShare Card Program
  • ....and so much more!

Who may get a Library Card?

  • Free to Converse residents (zip code 78109) with your photo ID and proof of residency such as a utility bill that has your name and address
  • Free to Converse business owners with proof of business ownership
  • Free to Educators teaching within Converse City Limits and all Judson ISD educators with current school ID
  • $25 annually to non-residents

Books, Movies, Electronic Resources and More . . .

The Converse Library currently holds approximately 23,700 material items (books, videos, audiobooks, etc.) available for checkout with a library card, not including our e-books through OverDrive!

Learning Express Library - free study guides for a wide variety of entrance exams: SAT, GED, ACT, NET, TEAS, and more.  Learning Express Library also includes tips on finding careers and developing your resume.

Mango Languages - create a free account to learn a new language. 70 + languages to choose from and movies to watch too.

TexShare Databases - provide thousand of full-text magazines, newspapers, World Cat, legal resources and more.  

Go to our Online Catalog click on the links and start exploring today!


Adult Lunch Bunch Book Club

meets on the third Friday of each month from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.  Bring your lunch and munch as we chat...what could be better!  Scheduled book picks: 

May: Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
June: The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell by Robert Dugoni
July: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
Aug: Becoming by Michelle Obama
Sept: The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
Oct: Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanna Fluke
Nov: Dutch House by Ann Patchett
Dec: Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

Home School Hangouts

Home School Hangouts is for the home schooling community. Games will be provided. This activity is self-directed and geared toward the children's social development. It is held the first Monday of the month 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm from October to May.

LEGO Builders Group
Weekly meet up to challenge your building skills.  This group is open to all ages and meets every Tuesday from 4:15-5:30 pm with a new challenge weekly.

Once Upon a Crime Book Club 

meets on the second Friday of each month from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.  Bring your lunch.  Focus is on mysteries, particularly murder mysteries!  Scheduled picks:

Feb: Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule
Mar: An Unwanted Guest by Shari LaPena
Apr: Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich
May: A Serial Killer's Daughter by Kerri Rawson

STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Mathematics) Event
Held monthly on the third Thursday, we will explore various STEAM activities from 3:30-5:30 pm.  We will be having larger STEAM Carnivals throughout the year with multiple activities.  


Join Miss Melissa every Wednesday from 10:30 am - 11:15 am for our weekly storytime!  Different themes are featured weekly and can be found on our Facebook page or on our monthly calendar.  Experience early childhood development through stories, songs, and crafts.  

***Be sure to check our Calendar as well as our Facebook Page - we have activities almost every single day!