About the Library

Hours of Operation & Holidays

The library is open 6 days, 40 hours a week; Mondays through Thursdays from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm and Fridays and Saturdays from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.


Monday - Thursday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday & Saturday1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Library Holidays and Closures

2023 DateTimeClosure Day
1/1/2023All DayNew Year's Day
1/16/2023All DayDr. Martin Luther King Day
4/7/2023All DayGood Friday
5/29/2023All DayMemorial Day
7/4/2023All DayIndependence Day
9/4/2023All DayLabor Day
10/9/2023All DayColumbus Day
11/10/2023All DayVeterans Day
11/23/2023 - 11/24/2023All DayThanksgiving
12/24/2023All DayChristmas Eve
12/25/2023All DayChristmas Day


Lost or Damaged ItemsItem replacement cost plus $5.00 processing fee
Lost Cards$1.00
Out of City Library Card$20.00 / year
Copies/ Printouts$0.10 / page for black and white printouts
$1.00 / page for color printouts


The Red Oak Public Library is managed on behalf of the City of Red Oak by Library Systems and Services (LS&S).

All open Red Oak Public Library positions and all open LS&S library positions are posted at the link below:

LS&S Employment Page

Library MISSION Statement

To dynamically and efficiently improve the quality of life for Red Oak citizens by providing low-cost access to information and entertainment materials through both digital and analog mediums; to facilitate a love of learning in citizens of all ages, and to provide interactive programming and community outreach.

History of the library

The Red Oak Public Library was founded in September 2004 and is located within the Red Oak Government Center.

library Collection

The Library is housed in a space of 6,000 sq. ft. and contains a collection of approximately 11,000 items, including 800+ DVDs and 100+ Audio books.

The Red Oak Public Library offers access to various scholarly reference databases through the TexShare Consortium, and downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks through the Northeast Texas Libraries Digital Consortium on Libby.


Approximately 3,500 people have cards with the Red Oak Public Library. The population of Red Oak is over 10,000. The door count for the library is approximately 2,000 each month.

Please use the links to the left to find out more about the Library.