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Jeff Davis County Library

Bringing the world to you!

Click here to search the library catalog

For 24/7 library resources and to see the new books, DVDs, and audiobooks, click here for our catalog.

Phone: 432-426-3802

We are so much more than books!

- Programs for children and adults

- Only public fax in Fort Davis

- Printing, copying (up to 11x17, b&w and color), scanning, laminating

- Free notary service

- Free wifi 24/7

- Public desktop computers and Chromebooks to use in the library 

- Android tablets to check out

- Library of Things to check out: reel mower, slow cooker, clothing steamer, professional food dehydrator, chafing dish, Blu-Ray player, DVD player, region-free DVD player.

- Database of local resources

- Certified consumer health information specialist librarian

- Seed bank

- Kids Pantry

- ABC Mouse educational games available on library computers for children

- Southwest Collection and local history section

- Large collection of new and best-selling books, DVDs and audiobooks

- Interlibrary loans

- Local newspapers and wide variety of magazines

- Online access to hundreds of newspapers and other periodicals

- Online homework help, teacher resources, test prep, career prep

- Self-serve coffee/tea bar (by donation)


E-books are here!

You must have a JDC Library card to access e-books. Come in and sign up for one today!


If you haven’t yet downloaded the app, go to the Google Play or Apple App store, download and install the SimplyE app onto your phone or tablet.

Device Compatibility

Apple iOS

  • iPad, iPad 2, iPad Air, iPad mini iOS 8+
  • iPhone, 4,5,6 iOS 8+
  • iPod Touch iOS 8+


  • Recommended: Android 5.0 Lollipop SDK level 21
  • Minimum: Android 4.4 KitKat SDK Level 19
  • Devices Tested: Google Nexus 7, Galaxy Note

The devices listed below will not work with the SimplyE app:

  • Android 4.3, Android 4.2, Android 4.1,  Android 4.0.3 - 4.0.4, Android 2.3.3 - 2.3.7, Android 2.2 
  • Nook HD/HD+, Nook Tablet, Nook Color 
  • Kindle devices, including Kindle Fire

Open the app
Choose to find your library
Choose your library’s name from the list
Once you see the initial screen of ebooks for your library, choose “Settings” in the bottom right
Choose “Accounts”
Choose your library’s name
Insert your barcode number from your library card and PIN; choose “Log In”
Default PIN is the phone number associated with your account.
In the bottom left, choose “Catalog”
Find a title to read
Choose “Get”
Once the title has been downloaded, choose “Read”
You should be reading!

     If you don't have a smartphone or tablet to run the app, the Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library has purchased two tablets for patrons to check out to read e-books. The tablets will be available for checkout at the front desk for three weeks at a time. Stop by if you need assistance -- we're here to help!

Renew materials


Text your questions or renew your materials: 432-426-6017

Call to renew by phone: 432-426-3802