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Crockett County Public Library

eShelf & Research


Use library tools and resources to discover new books & materials or do research online:


Digital Catalog: Big County Digital Catalog
Check out digital audiobooks, digital ebooks, and digital music.


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TexShare Databases: Try these databases filled with magazine articles, encyclopedia entries, and other materials to help you discover more on any subject, from general interest to business, hobbies, and more. Please see your librarian for a username and password.


Gale Virtual Reference Library

GALE Virtual Reference Library: An online collection of reference books, encyclopedias and other resources for research purposes. Please contact your librarian for a username and password.

GALE Education and Testing Reference CenterProvides in-depth information about institutions of higher learning including: graduate & professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships & awards, preparatory entrance tests & much more. Online practice tests for entrance exams, certification and licensing tests are also available. Please contact your librarian for a username and password. 


GALE Career TransitionsProvides immediate help for job seekers navigating the new economy. Innovative and accessible.  


Online Early Literacy Resources for Families and Caregivers: Filled with links to educational games and digital story times.


Concho Valley Council of Governments: Information about the Concho Valley, which includes the following counties: Coke, Concho, Crockett, Irion, Kimble, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Reagan, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, and Tom Green. Information available at this site include the CVCOG 9-1-1 online map as well as links to the Area Agency on Aging, Head Start, transportation assistance, regional services and more.


Good Reads: Interested in the latest news headlines? Looking for something new to read? We'll get you pointed in the right direction.


Texas Research Websites: This collection of recommended Web sites will makes it easy to find good information about the state of Texas on the Internet on a wide variety of topics. Browse or search.


CCPL eReader Applications  


Libby, by OverDrive

Libby, by OverDrive has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks available to borrow for free?  Contact the CCPL during business hours at 325-392-3565 for your login information! 






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You can also download books through the SimplyE app! SimplyE is the reading app that makes it easy to browse, borrow, and read or listen to eBooks or digital audiobooks on your mobile device. Created by a partnership of libraries across the country, led by The New York Public Library, SimplyE gives you access to a nationwide eBook and digital audiobook library lending program. Contact the CCPL during business hours at 325-392-3565 for your login information! 


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The CCPL Has New Hours!

The Crockett County Public Library has new hours:

9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

You are also welcome to use our Libby or SimplyE apps to read digital books. Contact us at 325-392-3535 for a library code number.

Social distancing guidelines below are being followed.

Wear a mask or plastic shield when in the Library.

Use sanitizer station.

Keep six-feet distance from others.

Stay home if you have symptoms or appear ill.

Only 8 persons maximum in the Library at a time.

Only 4 computers are available.

Computer users are allowed 30 minutes maximum use.

Computer usage is limited to: work, school, business, personal administration or banking. NO GAMING or ENTERTAINMENT USAGE.

Place all books in the "Drop Box" located on the north side of the building. 

Please conduct business as quickly as possible to limit contact with other patrons.

Patrons should limit the amount of touching of library materials when browsing the shelves.


Check out these links to Online Early Literacy Resources for Families and Caregivers! It's filled with links for educational games and digital storytimes.