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

Teen Services


Teens often say, "There's nothing to do"! Well, here at the Carl and Mary Welhausen Library, there is more than enough to keep you busy literally all day. Bring your friends and/or family and come hang out with us. You will not be disappointed nor bored!

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So....you wonder, what IS there to do?

* We have a space solely dedicated for Teen seating ONLY;
* There is a Nintendo Switch that can be checked out for you and your friends to play on the 50" TV or handheld (parental acknowledgement must be on file)
* There are over 70 Switch games to choose from
* Enjoy reading and/or checking out books from the Manga, Graphic Novel, and Comic Book section
* FREE Wi-Fi all day long
* FREE usage of public computers
* FREE in-house check out of tons of teen appropriate board/card games
* FREE checkout of a wide variety of junior and young adult books
* FREE digital eBooks and Audio Books
* A great selection of young adult/teen magazines to read while in the library
* Get creative by checking out the FREE 3D pens and create your own work of art
* A great young adult coloring space just for TEENS

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.