Copper Mountain Collection
The news that Killeen’s Copper Hill Branch Library can close down as a cost-saving action was consulted with displeasure from library patrons Wednesday morning. Killeen resident Tom Handon utilizes the collection’s cost-free computer systems for paying costs and filling in forms online. It is a solution he will greatly miss. “I do not have a computer at home, so it helps me, as well as closing this library will certainly hurt a lot of people,” Handon stated. At Tuesday’s Common council conference, city team recognized $537,000 that might be cut from the library spending plan. Neighborhood Advancement Director Leslie Hinckle stated the price would certainly be connected with closing the Copper Hill Library, which would certainly impact 12 positions, and also 40,000 things at the collection would certainly need to be moved.
As it grapples with a spending plan that goes beyond expenses over income by millions, the council concurred by agreement to the library funding cuts. An official ballot on the suggested budget is expected at the following council conference on Tuesday. The Copper Mountain Library, 3000 S. W.S. Young Drive, opened up in 2001 and is just one of 2 city libraries. The major collection is at 205 E. Church Ave. Jackie Bates, a Copper Mountain Branch collection patron, claimed the library offers required educational solutions as well as resources for those that can not reach the main collection midtown. “The city ought to discover various other ways to close other points besides this collection,” said Bates, a Killeen citizen.
Killeen City Collection System
Public Library, Residents Experience, Offer Accessibility, Study Areas, Town Library, Analysis Area, Shows for Children, Teens and Adults Programs, Communications, Computers and also Wi-Fi, E-Books, E-Audio Books, E-Music, E-Magazines, Educational Programs, Reserve a Space & Facility The collection of the library has 114,000 volumes – The library circulates 298,000 products each year
Bell Area Museum
The Bell County Gallery is devoted to preserving the history of Bell Region as well as to showing that background for the education and satisfaction of the general public. The gallery’s expansive collection has over 12,000 historical and ancient items from Central Texas. Guests can see the inside of an inhabitant’s log cabin or walk through the background of Bell Region in the Ticket With Time displays. The gallery additionally has the C.W. Buckellew Collection of buildings in miniature, as well as the Galt Site, committed to the ancient peoples of the Americas. The museum is open Tuesdays through Saturdays till 5 p.m.