D Brown Memorial Library Rosebud, Texas

COVID-19 Information

  • COVID-19 Services Information

    Library Now Open

    The Library is open! New Hours are Monday - Thursday 10am to 5pm. 

    Internet Access

    During our modified services, our guest Wi-fi can be accessed from our parking areas! The network is DBLibrary Guest and the password is dbrownlibrary. Call us during in working hours if you need any assistance!

    Programs

     Need something to do at home? Check out our Online Programs and Activities Page for links to live storytimes and other programs, along with fun online activities for all ages! 

     

  • Wi-fi Access

    Network: DBrownLibrary Guest

    Password: dbrownlibrary

    Available every day 10 am - 6 pm

    Our guest Wi-fi can now be accessed from our parking areas! 

  • COVID-19 Resources

    Please consult verified sources for information during this time. We have provided a list of online resources that provide current information. 

    Center for Disease Control

    Texas Health and Human Services

    World Health Organization

    Bell County Public Health District

    Waco-McLennan Public Health District

    2-1-1 Texas Health Local Resource Finder

     

    Access free and credible information from the Texshare online databases:

    EBSCO

    Gale

    ProQuest

     

    World Health Organization's Top Tips:

    • Wear a mask or face covering in public. 

    • Wash your hands often and thoroughly (20-second rule).

    • Maintain social distancing (at least six feet from anyone who is coughing or sneezing).

    • Avoid touching your face.

    • If you have a fever, cough, or difficulty breathing, call your doctor.

     

    Social Resources

    Texas Free Wifi Map: Find free Wifi locations across Texas with this interactive map run by the Texas State Library and Archives Association. 

    Texas Education Association Food Map (to find free meals for schoolchildren)

    Texas Workforce Commission COVID-19 Resources

     

  • Online Programs and Activities

    We hope you enjoy this page full of links to online programs, activities, learning opportunities, and more! This page will be updated as often as possible as new resources become available. 

    Online Resources

    Check out this page from the Bastrop Public Library Youth Services for online story times, craft videos, and other fun activities! Link

    50 Free Online Workout Resources: Link

    14 Online Bookclubs You Can Join: Link

    Free DIY Experiments to Do at Home! Link

    Mo Willems, author of the Elephant & Piggie books (among many others) is doing a live-doodle each weekday at 12:00 p.m. central time! There are also archives on the website of past doodles that you can watch anytime. Link

    15 Amazing Places You Can Tour Virtually: Link

    Texas History Online, an online portal from from the Texas Historical Commission that includes several resources for students and families to engage with Texas history. Link

    Enter an archive of 6,000 historical children's books, all digitized and free to read online! Archive Link l More about this

    Free collection of children's audio books from Audible: Link

    Free online comics from Comixology: Link

    Live Programs from Other Texas Libraries

    All information is shared with permission from each individual library.

    Smithville Public Library (via Facebook Live)

    Little Bookworms Storytime- Wednesdays @ 10:30 am

     

    Kountze Public Library (via Facebook Live)

    Storytime- Every Tuesday and Thursday @ 10 am

     

    Richland Hills Public Library (via Youtube)

    D.E.A.R. Time- Every weekday except Wednesday @ 1 pm (They are currently reading "The Westing Game" by Ellen Raskin!)

     

    Brenham Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library (via Facebook Live)

    Elementary Storytimes – Mondays @ 10:15 am

    Music Sessions – Tuesdays @ 3 pm

    Pre-K Storytimes – Wednesday @ 10:15 am

    Crafternoons (Craft Program for Kids)- Wednesdays @ 3 pm

    Fitness Friday – Fridays at 11am or 1pm

     

    Victoria Public Library (via Facebook Live)

    Storytime- Tuesdays and Wednesdays @ 10 am