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 - Thursday||10:00 am - 6:00 pm|
|Friday & Saturday||1:00 pm - 5:00 pm|
Library Holidays and Closures
|2023 Date||Time||Closure Day|
|1/1/2023||All Day||New Year's Day|
|1/16/2023||All Day||Dr. Martin Luther King Day|
|4/7/2023||All Day||Good Friday|
|11/23/2023 - 11/24/2023||Thanksgiving|
|12/24/2023||All Day||Christmas Eve|
FINES & FEES
|Lost or Damaged Items||Item replacement cost plus $5.00 processing fee|
|Out of City Library Card||$20.00 / year|
|Copies/ Printouts||$0.10 / page for black and white printouts|
$1.00 / page for color printouts
LIBRARY SYSTEMS AND SERVICES EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
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:
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.
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.