Library still open by appointment only to patrons
The library is open to the public by appointment only. We are open Tuesday through Friday, 11 am to 6 pm. You must call ahead at 254-583-2328 and schedule a time to browse or use a computer. Browsing appointments are 20 minutes maximum and computer appointments are 45 minutes maximum. Face masks are required in all areas of the library building. The restrooms are closed. Copy and fax services will continue to be curbside-only. We will continue to provide curbside item pick-up as an option.
We will continue providing parking lot Wi-fi during our limited services. The network is DBLibrary Guest and the password is dbrownlibrary. Please note that the Wi-fi network is accessible every day from 10 am through 6 pm only. Please stay in your vehicle or maintain social distance if you sit outside the library. You will not be able to sit inside the library to utilize the Wi-fi. Call us during open hours if you need any assistance!
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett- The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities. Many years later, one sister lives with her black daughter in the same southern town she once tried to escape. The other secretly passes for white, and her white husband knows nothing of her past. Still, even separated by so many miles and just as many lies, the fates of the twins remain intertwined. What will happen to the next generation, when their own daughters' storylines intersect? (Adult Fiction)
The Guest List by Lucy Foley- On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star. The bride: smart and ambitious, a magazine publisher. It’s a wedding for a magazine, or for a celebrity: the designer dress, the remote location, the luxe party favors, the boutique whiskey. The cell phone service may be spotty and the waves may be rough, but every detail has been expertly planned and will be expertly executed. But perfection is for plans, and people are all too human. As the champagne is popped and the festivities begin, resentments and petty jealousies begin to mingle with the reminiscences and well wishes. And then someone turns up dead. Who didn’t wish the happy couple well? And perhaps more important, why? (Adult Fiction)
The Tower of Nero by Rick Riordan- At last, the breathtaking, action-packed finale of the #1 bestselling Trials of Apollo series is here! Will the Greek god Apollo, cast down to earth in the pathetic moral form of a teenager named Lester Papadopoulos, finally regain his place on Mount Olympus? Lester's demigod friends at Camp Jupiter just helped him survive attacks from bloodthirsty ghouls, an evil Roman king and his army of the undead, and the lethal emperors Caligula and Commodus. Now the former god and his demigod master Meg must follow a prophecy uncovered by Ella the harpy. Lester's final challenge will be at the Tower of Nero, back in New York. Will Meg have a last showdown with her father? Will this helpless form of Apollo have to face his arch nemesis, Python? Who will be on hand at Camp Half-Blood to assist? These questions and more will be answered in this book that all demigods are eagerly awaiting. (Young Adult Fantasy)