It’s Summer Reading time!

logos: "Adventure Begins at Your Library – La Aventura Comienza en Tu Biblioteca."
This year’s theme is “Adventure Begins at Your Library – La Aventura Comienza en Tu Biblioteca.” Use our Beanstack system to record your milestones, and participate in all of the exciting events and activities planned.

Learning Zoo July 23 & 25

Encounter live animals up close with the Learning Zoo and continue your adventures at the library! 

Fiction Writers Roundup July 27

Join us to hear five authors from various genres share fascinating and informative insights.

Young Readers Book Sale Aug. 10

Come find great books for kids and teens while supporting the library system.
Carnegie History Center - Part of the Bryan + College Station Public Library System

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Books, music, movies, magazines. You name it, we’ve got it.

What’s happening at our libraries

illustration of a happy cartoon worm sticking its head up behind a pile of books. Denotes the new partnership between the library and the children's museum of the brazos valley.

Building bookworms

We’re partnering with the Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley to advance early literacy with two programs to instill good reading habits at an early age.
Achievement if Excellence in Libraries Award from TMLDA.

An excellent achievement

The BCS Library System has been recognized with the 2023 Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association.
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‘Listen and read-along’

Our new VOX Books provide multi-sensory reading experiences that allow the reader to listen to audio of a book as they read along. 
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TEENS Publish 2024

Sign up now for our free 8-week summer creative writing program for aspiring writers and illustrators who are currently in 7th – 12th grade.

What’s happening at our libraries

illustration of a happy cartoon worm sticking its head up behind a pile of books. Denotes the new partnership between the library and the children's museum of the brazos valley.

Building bookworms

We’re partnering with the Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley to advance early literacy with two programs to instill good reading habits at an early age.
VOX Books logo

‘Listen and read-along’

Our new VOX Books allow the reader to listen to audio of a book as they read along. 
Achievement if Excellence in Libraries Award from TMLDA.

An excellent achievement

The BCS Library System has been recognized with the 2023 Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association.
Illustration of teenager reading a book.

TEENS Publish 2024

Sign up now for our free 8-week summer creative writing (and/or illustrating) program for teens in 7th – 12th grade.

What we’re reading

Librarians read…a lot!
And since we read so much, we’re uniquely qualified to recommend books that we think others might enjoy. Here are some of the books that we’re reading right now that we think would be worth your time to consider.
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How to get a library card

A Bryan + College Station Public Library System library card opens more doors than you can possibly imagine. Let us help you get one.

Want to join a book club?

Our book clubs are a great way to meet new friends, have thoughtful discussion, and most of all, read and explore a wide variety of books.
Ringer Library sitting area.
Explore our digital offerings at the library. E-books, e-audiobooks and so much more.

Explore our digital offerings

We’re not just into hardcovers and paperbacks. We’ve got thousands of e-books and e-audiobooks for you to enjoy.
Books

Get a library card

A library card opens more doors than you can possibly imagine.
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Join a book club

Our book clubs are a great way to meet new friends, have thoughtful discussion, and explore a wide variety of books.
Explore our digital offerings at the library. E-books, e-audiobooks and so much more.

Explore digital

We’ve got thousands of e-books and e-audiobooks for you to enjoy.