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Posted on: September 19, 2023

It's Time for the Library's Annual Boerne Book Festival!

Boerne Book Festival Logo

The Boerne Book Festival takes place Saturday, October 7, on Boerne’s beautiful Hill Country Mile with a celebration of all things literary, including author discussion panels, childrens’ activities and more. It begins at 9:30 a.m. on Main Plaza.

As always...

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Posted on: September 16, 2023

Library Has Special Hours Due to Eclipse

Photo of Eclipse

Boerne plans to see large crowds the day of the Annular Eclipse on Saturday, October 14. To avoid creating more traffic issues the library will open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The good news is that we'll be open an hour later than normal!

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

Free Fitness Series for Seniors!

Photo of several seniors holding weights

Join us twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays, from October 2 to December 13. The classes will take place in the library community room on the first floor, from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. 


Texercise Select is a statewid...

Find out how you can participate.

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

Library Card Sign-Up Month

Graphic from Elemental movie along with words about Library Card Signup Month

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! Throughout the school year, public librarians and library staff assist parents and caregivers with saving hundreds of dollars on educational resources and services for students.

From free access to STEAM programs/ac...

Learn more about library cards.

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Posted on: August 9, 2023

Exhibit Honoring a Texas Legend

Image of the Texas flag with a bookcover featuring Larry McMurtry

Enjoy our exhibit of images and words from the soon-to-be-released book, Pastures of the Empty Page: Fellow Writers on the Life and Legacy of Larry McMurtry. This display is to help promote our Boerne Book Festival, which takes place on October 7. We will...

Learn more about the exhibit.

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Posted on: April 12, 2023

Boerne library offers new program for early childhood learning

Ribbon cutting ceremony for Family Place Libraries program

The City of Boerne’s Patrick Heath Public Library is rolling out a new program aimed at helping families with young children access early learning materials and community resources.

The program, called Bright Beginning, is offered through a partnership wit...

Learn about the program.

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Posted on: March 23, 2023

Staff Profile: Alison Topper on how the Library is more than books

Alison Topper holds the book "Bernie Boerne"

If you’ve been to the Patrick Heath Public Library recently, there’s a good chance you’ve seen Library Associate Alison Topper at one of the circulation desks or working on one project or another.

Alison taught high school in San Antonio before retiring in...

Learn more about Alison.

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