CAN’T FIND A BOOK THAT YOU
ARE LOOKING FOR?
 Take
advantage of our interlibrary loans
program designed to provide materials
to our library patrons that are not found
in our collection.  Patrons should come
by the library to make a request.
Carl & Mary Welhausen
Public Library
Children's Section
Genealogy
Access your library account and view
our card catalog online
HERE.
Anyone may view the online card catalog
to see what our library has on the shelf;
however, you must have a valid library
card in order to login to your account.
Recheck and reserve items, write reviews,
build your book bag,
AND MUCH MORE!
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The mission of the Carl and Mary Welhausen Library is to advance human knowledge and
understanding by providing high-quality information, literature, and recreational resources to
our ever-changing community. The library staff will provide excellent customer service in a
courteous and efficient manner to all users of the Library.  
OVERDRIVE - eBooks!!!
Borrow eBooks from our library today.
With overdrive, you can borrow and
enjoy FREE eBooks, audiobooks, and
more from your library's digital
collection.  All you need is an internet
connection and a valid library card.  
The Overdrive App may also be
downloaded to your portable device.
TexShare DataBase (It's Amazing!!!)
TexShare is a subscription provided to
you free of charge as a patron of our
library. Try these databases filled with
magazine articles, encyclopedia entries,
resume builder, legal information,
crafts/hobbies, genealogy, automotive,
and MUCH MORE! Contact us for the
username and password.
810 Front Street
Yoakum, TX 77995
Phone #:  (361) 293-5001
librarian@cityofyoakum.org
DID YOU KNOW A LIBRARY CARD IS FREE?
The Friends of the
Carl and Mary
Welhausen LIbrary
invite you to "Like Us
On Facebook" to stay
informed of all the
Friend's and Library
activities.
Through the generosity of the Tocker
Foundation and University of North
Texas the Yoakum newspapers have
been digitized through 1963. Click on
the newspaper image above to begin
your search with the Portal To Texas
History. This project is in progress.
Teen Services
Library Pamphlet
History & Services
Friends of the Library
Yoakum Community
First 100 Years
1887 - 1987
View this book in its
entirty by clicking on
the book cover
image to the left.
Event Calendar
Use the Librista App to connect with
the library. Manage your account on
the go, search the card catalog, reserve
items, and view library news.
The Carl and Mary Welhausen Library is the recent recipient of grants to help enhance the services provided to the community and
surrounding area.  Please click on each link below to learn more on how these foundations/entities have assisted your library.

Texas Book Festival - $2,500 Collection Development Grant - Graphic Novels
Texas Commission on the Arts - $295 Storybook Theatre of Texas - 2019 Summer Program
Tocker Foundation - $11,814 - Makerspaces & Collection Development