Phone #: (361) 293-6321
M - F:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed on City observed holidays)

Carl & Mary Welhausen Public Library


810 Front Street
Yoakum, TX 77995
Phone #: (361) 293-5001
librarian@cityofyoakum.org

Growing from the past and focused on the future.
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

The mission of the Carl and Mary Welhausen Library is to enrich the lives of those residing in and around Yoakum by empowering them to strive for personal, educational, and professional growth, while inspiring a love of reading, advancing human knowledge, and strengthening the community.

LIBRARY CARDS ARE COMPLETELY FREE FOR ALL IN COUNTY (DeWitt & Lavaca) RESIDENTS. Out of area individuals are subject to a small fee of $5 per month or $25 per year. With a library card, you gain FREE access to all library services.
Senior necessity Drive PosterHelp us help the Senior Citizen Community of Yoakum! Collection of items is throughout June & July @ the Library.
Camp Out Banner 2024Click on this camping graphic to see what's planned for you this summer!


The Library now offers tons of FREE resources online for your convenience. Please visit the "Homework/Educational Resources", "Job Seekers and Training Opportunities" , and "Other Resources". Remember, it's all FREE with your library card!

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Recent Grants Received by the Library:
Ladd & Katherine Hancher Foundation - (10/2023) $24,970 for 2 Digital Touch Tables, Collection Development, and 2024 Summer Program