The Robert J. Kleberg Public Library is pleased to extend an invitation to Kenedy County residents ages 5 years and up to enjoy free library services that have been made available by Kenedy County Commissioners' Court for calendar year 2016. Thanks to the underwriting by the Kenedy County Commissioners' Court, the annual non-resident fee will not be charged to any resident signing up for a new library card or renewing an existing card.
ATTENTION RESIDENTS: The Library will be hosting a Library Card Registration Drive during Spring Break on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kenedy County Courthouse grounds. Library representatives will be on hand to assist residents to sign up for a new library card or update an existing account. Residents are invited to come by and learn more about the library's services, including the Library on the Go bookmobile.
Current Kenedy County Library Patrons:
Renew your existing library card(s) free of charge. The library card will be valid for one full year starting on the date of renewal.
New residents to Kenedy County, Texas:
New residents are entitled to apply for a new library card free of charge. The library card will be valid for one full year starting on the date of registration.
Library card registration is open until December 31, 2016:
For more information, please call the public library at 361-592-6381 during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. The library is CLOSED Sundays and Mondays.
SARITA, TEXAS - KENEDY COUNTYClick on the Internet links to learn more about the history of: [ Sarita, Texas ] and [ Kenedy County ] . When in Sarita, visit the [ Kenedy Ranch Museum ] and [ Lebh Shomea House of Prayer ] at [ La Parra Ranch ] , a division of the [ Kenedy Ranch ] located in the [ Wild Horse Desert ] , six miles due east of town. These links are a great way to learn about the historical community of [ Sarita, Texas ] and view the pictorial history of the [ Kenedy County Courthouse ] . As a member of one of Sarita's founding families, the family life of [ Sarita Kenedy East ] , South Texas rancher and philanthropist, is rich in South Texas history. As a testament of her life, the following Internet links mention the efforts by Brother Tony Hearn, CBM, to have "Sarita Kenedy East" beatified for [ Sainthood ] in honor of her good works. She's been called by a number of those who knew her as "Saintly Sarita." A proposal for the creation of the [ Sarita Kenedy East School of Contemplation ] in Sarita, Texas at the Lebh Shomea House of Prayer is currently in its premliminary phase. The winds of change are now blowing on the Kenedy Ranch with the development of the [ Wind Farms ] . Hundreds of [ wind turbines ] line the countryside. In addition, if you like reading stories about haunted towns and ghost sitings, read these: [ Sarita, Texas Ghost Tales ] posted on the "Ghosts of America" website. As Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) stated, "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." The staff and Library Board of the Robert J. Kleberg Public Library concur. The more that you read, the more things you will know and learn!