Owen R. Hopkins Public Library
(Formerly Northwest Branch Library)
3202 McKinzie Rd., 78410 • (361)241-9329
Monday - Wednesday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday - Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
The Owen R. Hopkins Public Library serves a growing community of over 25,000 population. We work closely with the two school districts; Calallan ISD and Tuloso-Midway ISD.
Ms Jean Meadors has been the Children's Librarian since 1988 and has regularly scheduled children's programs each month. Check the News & Events section for special times and dates. A Third Tuesday Book discussion group was formed in early 2000 and is open to anyone who would like to take part.
The Owen R. Hopkins Public Library book collection had over 54,000 items as of the beginning of September. The best circulating part of the collection is the nearly 1,000 Books-on-Tape. The Video Collection was boosted by a 1999 Texas Book Festival Grant for Classic Videos. There are over 833 adults videos, over 400 Large Print fiction books and more than 16,383 books in the Non-fiction section.
The Clif Moss Nature Education Center
The Owen R. Hopkins Public Library is home to the Clif Moss Nature Education Center. The Moss Center provides library materials, exhibits and programs which educate the community about the natural history of South Texas and Texas, past and present. Visit the Moss Center website to learn more about upcoming programs.