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Library Services: Home

Services that Dickinson Public Library offers to patrons.


Public Computer Access

Dickinson Public Library has 16 public computer access available to our patrons. Patrons without a library can request a Guest Pass at the circulation desk by presenting a valid photo ID.

Library Catalog

Library patrons can access our library catalog at any time to view new titles or reserve titles for curbside pick-ups during our hours of operations. 

InterLibrary Loan (ILL)

Books can be borrowed from other libraries that are a part of this lending service. Please allow adequate time when requesting an InterLibrary Loan so that the books can be secured. To request a book via ILL, please see one of our staff at the circulation desk.

Printing/ Scanning/ Faxing

  • Color Printing ($1.00 per page)
  • Black & White Printing ($0.10 per page)
  • Scan to Email ($0.15 per page)
  • Scan to USB ($.15 per page)
  • Faxing ($1.00 per page)
  • Receiving Faxes ($1.00 per page)
  • Come to our Circulation Desk for additional information.

NEW: Mobile Printing for Patrons

We are pleased to introduce Mobile Printing for our library patrons at the Dickinson Public Library. Patrons can now print from their smart devices in B&W for $0.10/per page. Learn more at:

Can we Reserve a Study Room?

Patrons can reserve one of our study rooms on an hourly basis online or in person. Online sign-up is for a 1-hour block.

Book a Study Room

Applying for Library Card

To apply for a library card, you will need to bring

  • proof of current mailing address
  • Texas photo ID.

There is no charge for first-time applicants.


Library patrons can view any of our online databases with their library card at any time from any device. These databases are free for library patrons.

Outside Return Box

You can find our return box on the Northside of the library, enter on 517, pull through the drive on the side of the library building, and return items anytime.


Library patrons can check out Piney Woods Digital Consortium e-books and audiobook collections using their library cards. Items are automatically returned when they are due.


SimplyE is the reading app that gives you access to a nationwide e-book and digital audiobook library lending program. It’s easy to browse, borrow and read any e-book or listen to any digital audiobook in our library’s collection on your mobile device.

Setup is easy in Three Steps

  1. Download and open the SimplyE app.
  2. Find Dickinson Public Library-TX.
  3. Enter your library card ID and PIN (last-name lowercase) to search, borrow, read, and listen to your next book!
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