Pottsboro Public Library

About the Library

The Pottsboro Area Public Library is a 501 (C) (3) organization chartered by the Office of the Secretary of State for the purposes of providing free public services. They have a current contract with the City of Pottsboro and Grayson County.

The Library is operated by the Pottsboro City Operating Board, responsible for the daily function of the library. A separate organization, The Friends of the Library, holds fundraisers and secures grants and donations. The Library has one part-time salaried librarian, with volunteers serving in various staff positions.

History

In April 1986 the Library officially opened in a donated mobile home. By October 1989, the Library had moved to a location in Preston Plaza in Pottsboro. In 1991, the Resource Savings Building on Highway 120 was purchased with grants, donations, and fundraisers.

In Jan. 1998, the Library received a Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund Grant to provide computers and equipment for patrons to access the Internet. That same year, the International Rotarian District 5810 built and donated a 600 square foot addition to the Library.

Contact

Dianne Connery

dianneconnery@gmail.com

Address

104 N Main
Pottsboro, TX 75076



At a Glance



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Pottsboro Public Library, partner contributing to The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. https://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/partners/POTPL/ accessed March 24, 2019.