Copper Mountain Library
The information that Killeen’s Copper Hill Branch Library might fold as a cost-saving action was met displeasure from library patrons Wednesday morning. Killeen resident Tom Handon utilizes the collection’s totally free computers for paying costs as well as completing forms on-line. It is a solution he will significantly miss. “I do not have a computer system in your home, so it assists me, and also shutting this library will certainly injure a great deal of individuals,” Handon stated. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, city personnel recognized $537,000 that can be cut from the library budget. Community Development Supervisor Leslie Hinckle stated the expense would be related to closing the Copper Hill Library, which would impact 12 positions, and 40,000 products at the collection would certainly require to be moved.
As it grapples with a budget that exceeds expenditures over income by millions, the council concurred by consensus to the collection financing cuts. An official vote on the recommended budget plan is expected at the following council meeting on Tuesday. The Copper Mountain Library, 3000 S. W.S. Young Drive, opened up in 2001 as well as is among two city libraries. The primary collection is at 205 E. Church Ave. Jackie Bates, a Copper Hill Branch library patron, stated the collection provides required instructional solutions as well as sources for those that can not get to the primary collection midtown. “The city needs to find other ways to shut other points besides this library,” said Bates, a Killeen resident.
Killeen City Library System
Town Library, Citizens Experience, Give Access, Research Study Rooms, Town Library, Analysis Area, Programs for Children, Teens and also Grownups Programs, Communications, Computers and Wi-Fi, E-Books, E-Audio Books, E-Music, E-Magazines, Educational Programs, Reserve a Room & Center The collection of the library contains 114,000 quantities – The collection circulates 298,000 things per year
Bell Area Museum
The Bell County Gallery is devoted to maintaining the background of Bell Area and also to presenting that history for the education and learning and enjoyment of the public. The gallery’s large collection contains over 12,000 historical as well as primitive items from Central Texas. Visitors can watch the inside of a settler’s log cabin or walk through the history of Bell County in the Passport With Time exhibits. The gallery additionally has the C.W. Buckellew Collection of buildings in mini, as well as the Galt Website, dedicated to the ancient peoples of the Americas. The museum is open Tuesdays via Saturdays till 5 p.m.