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Jeff Davis County Library

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COMING SOON to your neighborhood!

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Now offering more 24/7 services

In addition to 6,588 e-books for adults, children, and young adults on our SimplyE app; 44 academic journals, college prep tools, job skills tutorials, genealogy and map collections via our TexShare databases; and a Zoom Pro account that any library patron can use, we've added PressReader and Creativebug to our digital lineup.

Need free legal forms for Texas? Check out Gale's Texas Legal Forms Library. 

New! Free access to the Chilton Library:

  • Maintenance and specification tables that provide the unique data you need for each specific vehicle.
  • Step-by-step service and repair procedures, and labor estimating tool to help you confidently determine your next move.
  • Vacuum diagrams to simplify troubleshooting.
  • Wiring diagrams to help explain system operation.
  • Close-up photographs and illustrations for visual support.
  • ASE test prep quizzes for the most popular certification exams
  • A print button that allows you to easily print out what is needed.

We continue to add new DVDs, books, and audiobooks every week as new titles are published. 

Need help accessing services? Just let us know. 
Need to check out a tablet or laptop? We've got those available, too.

Read on to learn more about these new benefits, free with your Jeff Davis County Library card.

  • Unlimited access to more than 7,000 current newspapers and magazines from more than 120 countries and in 60 languages.
  • Translate titles instantly in up to 18 languages
  • Download content at the library or anywhere you have an internet connection. The publications are yours to keep.
  • Read on the device of your choice -- smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop with the free PressReader app.
  • Don't have a tablet? Check out one from the library.
  • Customize your reading experience, gain international perspectives, and engage with topics of interests through the bookmark, share, translate, and comment features.
  • Search through all 6,000+ titles by keyword, country, language, author, or date, in on topics like such as Business, Finance, Science, History, Technology, Religion, and more.
  • Log in here using your library card number and click on PressReader to get started. Create an account to use the free app version.
  • We will continue to subscribe to the print editions of local papers.

  • Click on the photo above for a video about Creativebug
  • More than 1,000 on-demand video class for kids and adults
  • Professional instructors
  • Arts, crafts, sewing, quilting, baking, cooking, and more
  • Log in here and click on Creativebug to access classes anytime.

Zoom Pro

"Check out" our Zoom account to schedule meetings, family gatherings, nonprofit board meetings, clubs, reunions, or for any reason you need to gather electronically. 

Want to learn more about how to join a meeting or set up your audio and video? Click here for one-minute tutorials.

Call 432-426-3802 or email to book your meeting.

E-books and E-audiobooks

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!

- Only public fax in Fort Davis

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

- Free wifi 24/7

- Public desktop computers and Chromebooks 

- 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

- Kids Pantry

- Southwest Collection and local history section

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

- Interlibrary loans

- Local newspapers 

- Unlimited online access to hundreds of newspapers and magazines

- Unlimited streaming classes from Creativebug

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

E-books and e-audiobooks:

 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!