Aransas Pass, Texas, The Harbor City


Lillian Villarreal
Ed & Hazel Richmond Public Library
110 N. Lamont Street
Aransas Pass, TX 78336
Phone: 361-758-2350

Library Hours:
Sun: Closed
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: ­8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Wed: 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
Sat: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm


Vision: Expanding Minds. Empowering People. Enriching Community.

Mission: In striving for public service excellence, the Ed & Hazel Richmond Public Library is a welcoming community center whose staff, resources, programs, and services provide for the needs of our diverse community.

Featured Author of the Month

Janet Evanovich

Janet Evanovich (born Janet Schneider; April 22, 1943) is an American writer. She began her career writing short contemporary romance novels under the pen name Steffie Hall, but gained fame authoring a series of contemporary mysteries featuring Stephanie Plum, a former lingerie seller from Trenton, New Jersey, who becomes a bounty hunter to make ends meet after losing her job. The novels in this series have been on the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Jour-nal and Amazon bestseller lists. Evanovich has had her last seventeen Plums debut at #1 on the NY Times Best Sellers list and eleven of them have hit #1 on USA Today Best-Selling Books list. She has over two hundred million books in print worldwide and is translated into over 40 languages.

Events and Programs

Upcoming Events:
Food Handlers Class –
April 11, 2016 6:00 p.m.

Pre-Natal Wellness Class-
April 11, 2016 9:00-1:00

Library Board –
April 14, 2016 9:00 a.m.

Garden Club-
April 28, 2016 9:00 a.m.

Movie Afternoon at the Library-
April 28, 2016 2:00 p.m.

Story Time –
Every Tuesday 9:00 a.m.&10:00 a.m

Want to learn a language? Visit the library today! Click here for an informational flyer on Duolingo.

Literacy Program
Laubach and ESL classes offered cooperatively with the San Patricio County Adult Literacy Council.

Mr. Kippy’s Story Time

At first parents gasped, waiting for their kids to react to the man who, out of nowhere, began bouncing a ball off the seated children’s heads.

But the children just giggled, and soon, each stretched out his or her neck for a turn to be thumped.

Mr. Kippy was in town.

The 48-year-old storyteller from Portland, Texas, said playing ball with the children before his routine helps get them focused.

His technique, which he’s been perfecting 20 years, worked. – (Source: Victoria Advocate Newspaper

Offered every Tuesday at 9:00am and 10:00am during the school year. It is free of charge to children of all ages.

New Cards – First card issued free of charge with proof of residency. Replacement card fee $1.00.

NOW OFFERED: Library card online. Check out our online catalog. (Please bear with us, we’re still working on the design.)

Public Computers – Public access computers are available to all patrons.

TexShare Database – Provided by Texas State Library and your local public library.

What’s New in the Library?

Check out our newest titles!
The Total Package – Janet Evanovich
Darkness – Karen Robards
Crazy Blood – T. Jefferson Parker
Clawback – J.A. Jance
Off the Grid – C.J. Box
A Few of the Girls – Maeve Binchy