Teen Services
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.
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.
Carl & Mary Welhausen Library
810 Front Street
Yoakum, TX 77995
Phone #:  (361) 293-5001
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.
Movies Available for Check Out
with your library card for FREE!
DVDs and BluRay
Friends of the Carl and Mary Welhausen Library Teen Advisory Committee
The Friends of the Carl and Mary Welhausen Teen Advisory Committee (TAC) is a volunteer group of responsible and dedicated individuals
ranging from ages 13-18 who are committed to making a difference in the Library and their Community. This committee operates under the
direction of the Friends of the Library Board. Members will have a vital role in helping develop the junior and young adult collections,
participating in community outreach projects, offering ideas and participating in event and program planning, publicity, and volunteering. TAC
members gain community service hours, great leadership skills and meet new people, as they participate and assist, as a team, in organizing
certain events and programs throughout the year.
The service year runs from September 1st - August 31st.  Applications are
generally accepted during the month of August.
Homework Help &
Research Sites
Event Calendar
We have graphic novels, comic
books, and manga for your
recreational reading.
As one of their community outreach
Little Free Library at the Yoakum
Community Hospital to be utilized at
the public's leisure.
The TAC participates in the annual
weekend in June.  This allows the
opportunity to assist in promoting TAC
and the library activities.
In December 2018, the TAC collected
items for Operation Christmas Child,
and were able to deliver 14 boxes to
be delivered to the less fortunate in
other countries.
Anyone has the ability to check material out from
this section; however
SEATING IS RESERVED FOR TEENS!
This cozy space offers charging stations at a booth
and lighted bar; young adult coloring books,
colored pencils and pens; a lounging area with a
teen magazine filled coffee table for recreational
reading; tons of reading material including comic
books, graphic novels, and manga; audio books;
board games (upon request); a message board;
teen inspired decoration; and an inviting
atmosphere. A GREAT PLACE TO STUDY,
COLLABORATE, AND HAVE A GREAT TIME!