The Colony Public Library


Ann Beckel served as the first Library Director, assisted by librarian Sandi Gehrke; the first president of the Friends of The Colony Public Library was Wanda Gillett.

In December 1984, the citizens of The Colony passed a bond issue to build the 9,025 square foot facility at 5151 N. Colony Blvd., which became the Library's home in August 1987.

Having outgrown that facility, in 2000, on the 18th anniversary of the Library's founding, the Library relocated to 6800 Main Street, where it shares the building with City Hall. The Library gained an additional 6,200 square feet, the ability to provide a large space for quiet study, a beautiful story time area, and room for the collection and services to grow.


Megan Charters



6800 Main St.
The Colony, TX 75056-1133


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