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Wharton County Library Main Branch Information

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Contact Information

1920 N. Fulton Street
Wharton, Texas 77488

Phone: 979-532-8080
Fax: 979-532-2792


Elene Gedevani
County Library Director

Gloria Barrera
Assistant Library Director and Technical Services Librarian

Kay Bollom
Children's Librarian

Lulu Meek
Circulation Librarian

Yvonne Lijffijt-Ploum
Reference Librarian

Michelle Rieger
Acquisitions Librarian

Rhonda Mason
Bookkeeper and Circulation Librarian


Located in Wharton, Texas right next to the Civic Center on Fulton Street.

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Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
9:30-8 9:30-8 9:30-6 9:30-6 9:30-6 9:30-3 Closed

Other Services

  • Friends of the Library Bookstore
  • Meeting Room/ Conference Room
  • Study Rooms
  • Public Computers with Internet access (10c per page for printing)
  • Wireless access
  • Photocopier, coin-operated (10c per page)
  • Kurzweil Reader (scans and reads printed material using a text-to-speech synthesizer)
  • Typewriter

Ongoing Programs/Services


  • Preschool Storytime (ages: infants-age 4) Mondays 9:30-10 a.m.
  • Family Storytime (all ages) Wednesdays 2:00 - 2:30 pm.
  • Summer Reading Program: A series of special events and activities during the summer months. For a complete schedule, click on the "Children's Page" link above.


  • The Wharton County Library Book Club meets in the library conference room on the third Thursday of every month from 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. Join us for informal discussions on a variety of books.
  • Free civil legal services sponsored by Lone Star Legal Aid are available for eligible low-income persons in the service area. Call 1-800-244-5492 for more information.