Copper Mountain Library
The news that Killeen’s Copper Hill Branch Collection could shut down as a cost-saving measure was met with disapproval from library patrons Wednesday morning. Killeen resident Tom Handon uses the library’s complimentary computers for paying expenses and also filling out forms on the internet. It is a solution he will considerably miss. “I do not have a computer system at home, so it assists me, as well as shutting this library will hurt a great deal of individuals,” Handon stated. At Tuesday’s Common council meeting, city team identified $537,000 that might be cut from the collection budget. Neighborhood Development Director Leslie Hinckle said the price would certainly be connected with closing the Copper Hill Library, which would influence 12 placements, and 40,000 things at the collection would certainly require to be relocated.
As it faces a budget plan that goes beyond expenses over income by millions, the council agreed by consensus to the library funding cuts. A formal vote on the proposed budget plan is expected at the next council conference on Tuesday. The Copper Mountain Collection, 3000 S. W.S. Young Drive, opened up in 2001 and is just one of 2 city libraries. The major library goes to 205 E. Church Ave. Jackie Bates, a Copper Mountain Branch library patron, said the library provides needed academic services and also sources for those that can’t reach the main collection midtown. “The city ought to find various other ways to close other things besides this collection,” claimed Bates, a Killeen citizen.
Killeen City Library System
Town Library, Locals Experience, Offer Access, Research Study Areas, Town Library, Reading Space, Shows for Children, Teens and also Adults Programs, Communications, Computers as well as Wi-Fi, E-Books, E-Audio Books, E-Music, E-Magazines, Educational Programs, Book a Room & Center The collection of the collection has 114,000 volumes – The library circulates 298,000 products per year
Bell Region Museum
The Bell County Gallery is devoted to preserving the background of Bell Region and also to presenting that background for the education and learning as well as satisfaction of the public. The museum’s large collection includes over 12,000 historic and ancient items from Central Texas. Guests can view the interior of an inhabitant’s log cabin or go through the background of Bell Region in the Passport Via Time shows. The museum likewise contains the C.W. Buckellew Collection of buildings in mini, and also the Galt Site, dedicated to the ancient individuals of the Americas. The museum is open Tuesdays with Saturdays till 5 p.m.