Texas Galveston County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Galveston County, Texas. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Texas Galveston County.

1. Library System FRIENDSWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 416 S Friendswood Dr, Friendswood, TX 77546
Phone Number: (281) 482-7135 Galveston 281,060 148,460

2. Central Library FRIENDSWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 416 S Friendswood Dr, Friendswood, TX 77546
Phone Number: (281) 482-7135 Galveston N/A N/A

3. Central Library GENEVIEVE MILLER HITCHCOCK PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 8005 Barry Ave, Hitchcock, TX 77563
Phone Number: (409) 986-7814 Galveston N/A N/A

4. Library System GENEVIEVE MILLER HITCHCOCK PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 8005 Barry Ave, Hitchcock, TX 77563
Phone Number: (409) 986-7814 Galveston 17,063 13,099

5. Library System HELEN HALL LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 W Walker St, League City, TX 77573
Phone Number: (281) 554-1111 Galveston 542,153 227,396

6. Central Library HELEN HALL LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 W Walker St, League City, TX 77573
Phone Number: (281) 554-1111 Galveston N/A N/A

7. Central Library LA MARQUE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1011 Bayou Rd, La Marque, TX 77568
Phone Number: (409) 938-9270 Galveston N/A N/A

8. Library System LA MARQUE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1011 Bayou Rd, La Marque, TX 77568
Phone Number: (409) 938-9270 Galveston 24,442 31,936

9. Library System MAE S BRUCE LIBRARY
Street Address: 13302 6th St, Santa Fe, TX 77510
Phone Number: (409) 925-5540 Galveston 38,794 35,113

10. Central Library MAE S BRUCE LIBRARY
Street Address: 13302 6th St, Santa Fe, TX 77510
Phone Number: (409) 925-5540 Galveston N/A N/A

11. Library System MARES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 4324 Highway 3, Dickinson, TX 77539
Phone Number: (281) 534-3812 Galveston 89,839 63,839

12. Central Library MARES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 4324 Highway 3, Dickinson, TX 77539
Phone Number: (281) 534-3812 Galveston N/A N/A

13. Library System MOORE MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1701 9th Ave N, Texas City, TX 77590
Phone Number: (409) 643-5970 Galveston 203,354 133,855

14. Central Library MOORE MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1701 9th Ave N, Texas City, TX 77590
Phone Number: (409) 643-5970 Galveston N/A N/A

15. Central Library ROSENBERG LIBRARY
Street Address: 2310 Sealy Ave, Galveston, TX 77550
Phone Number: (409) 763-8854 Galveston N/A N/A

16. Library System ROSENBERG LIBRARY
Street Address: 2310 Sealy Ave, Galveston, TX 77550
Phone Number: (409) 763-8854 Galveston 234,781 260,270

Overview of Galveston County, Texas

Galveston County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 250,158. Its county seat is Galveston. This county is part of the Houston Metropolitan Area.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,261 km² (873 mi²). 1,032 km² (398 mi²) of it is land and 1,229 km² (474 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 54.35% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Harris County (north)
  • Chambers County (northeast)
  • Gulf of Mexico (east and south)
  • Brazoria County (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 250,158 people, 94,782 households, and 66,157 families residing in the county. The population density is 242/km² (628/mi²). There are 111,733 housing units at an average density of 108/km² (280/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 72.69% White, 15.44% Black or African American, 0.47% Native American, 2.10% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 7.18% from other races, and 2.08% from two or more races. 17.96% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 94,782 households out of which 33.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.40% are married couples living together, 13.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.20% are non-families. 25.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.12.

In the county, the population is spread out with 26.70% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 30.20% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 11.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $42,419, and the median income for a family is $51,435. Males have a median income of $41,406 versus $28,703 for females. The per capita income for the county is $21,568. 13.20% of the population and 10.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 17.60% of those under the age of 18 and 10.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Bacliff
  • Bayou Vista
  • Bolivar Peninsula
  • Clear Lake Shores
  • Dickinson
  • Friendswood
  • Galveston
  • High Island
  • Hitchcock
  • Jamaica Beach
  • Kemah
  • La Marque
  • League City
  • San Leon
  • Santa Fe
  • Texas City
  • Tiki Island