Mission and Vision of the Bastrop Public Library


We work for something we believe in: cultural and educational programs for our community. We accomplish this by

  • Promoting and enlisting support for our library
  • Developing additional resources and funds for our library
  • Serving as advocates and voices for our library
  • Promoting cultural, educational, and information exchanges
  • Heightening public awareness of our library


What do the Friends do?

We work hard to insure the future growth of the library in the Bastrop community through:

  • Annual book drives and books sales through our Book Nook
  • Fundraising events
  • Volunteer work in the library
  • Management of gifts, donations, and endowments
  • Provision of programs for patrons and the community




Join the Friends!

Check out the Friends of the Library website


Would you like to meet interesting people and gain experience working around the library atmosphere? When you join the Friends of the Library, you are

  • Showing your support for our community's outstanding library
  • Gaining the satisfaction of knowing that your membership is helping support a significant literacy and communications resource, right at home
  • Insuring access to much needed learning resources for all the children in the Bastrop community
  • Insuring that the financial resources are available to continue Bastrop Public Library's growth


The Friends of the Library are always looking for more cheerful book lovers to help our reading community as it grows.


For more information, please email friends.bastroplibrary@bastroplibrary.org




Annual Scholarships To High School Seniors

The Friends will be giving away two $300 scholarships.

Deadline:  March 1, 2021

EligibilityMust have volunteered at the library.


Fill out the application and mail it to the Friends at this address:


Friends of the Library

P.O. Box 670

Bastrop, Texas  78602

For more information, visit the Friends of the Library website.




1100 Church Street / P.O. Drawer 670 / Bastrop, Texas 78602 / 512-332-8880 / bastroplibrary.org

The Mission of the City of Bastrop is to continuously strive to provide innovative and proactive services that enhance our authentic way of life to achieve our vision.