Due to Hurricane Harvey, our library has lost most of its collection and furnishings. If you wish to make donations to help in our recovery, you may make them to one of the following:

***Ellis Memorial Library, 700 W. Ave A, Port Aransas, TX 78373. A Tax Deduction donation letter will be sent to you for your records.


***Friends of the Ellis Memorial Library, PO Box 11, Port Aransas, TX 78373. Our wonderful Friends are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

We will be accepting book and media donations at a later date. Unfortunately, we are unable to house any book and media donations at this time.

Thank you for your support during this time of need. Please keep everyone in Texas and Florida in your thoughts as we all cope during this time of disaster.
Some our 2017 Summer Reading Program participants.

Jack Nickols
Port Aransas Boatmen Treasurer Jack Nichols

Story Time
Geene Pavelec & Carol Hammond

Story Time

The library staff will read stories to the children by request. Just stop by the Circulation Desk any day we are open!


WOW what a fantastic book sale!!! $9,038.81 was raised this year!!!

The Ellis Memorial Library Trust Fund Annual Book Sale was a huge success. The Ellis Memorial Library Trust Fund Trustees want to thank book sale chairman, Patsy Krauskopf, all the dedicated volunteers (local and Winter Visitors), and the Facilities and Parks and Recreation departments who shared their time, talents, and energy to make the 2017 book sale a great success. Thank you to IGA for the use of the shopping carts and a very special thank you goes to all who came out to support the Ellis Memorial Library Trust Fund Book Sale. All proceeds from the sale benefit the library.

Thank you all for the wonderful support from our community and visitors!!

Book Sale
Patsy Krauskopf and Bob Morford prepare for the Ellis Memorial Library Annual Book Sale

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