3590 East Lucas Dr
Beaumont, TX 77708


Monday – Saturday
9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Contact Us

Geri Roberts 
Branch Manager/Asst Administrator

409-892-4988 (Office)
409-898-4088 (Fax)

Email: [email protected]

Founded in 1998, the Elmo R. Willard III Branch Library is named for the late civil rights lawyer and Beaumont native, who practiced law here with Theodore R. Johns.

In partnership with Johns, and in association with the NAACP, Willard worked many civil rights cases.  Helping win the desegregation of public parks, local schools, and Lamar State College of Technology, as well as cafes, restaurants, and other public facilities in the Beaumont area.

Library Features and Amenities
  • Book Drop
    • Available 24/7
    • In back of the library
  • More than 51,000 titles available for loan
  • Inter-library loan
  • 10 computers for public use
  • Children’s section with storytelling stage
  • Public meeting room for 50
  • DVDs and Blu-Ray movies for loan
  • Audiobooks for loan
  • eBooks and eAudiobooks for loan
  • Copy Machine

Coloring Therapy for Adults

Weekly coloring get together for adults used as a form of alternative therapy to help adults relieve stress and anxiety.  All supplies will be provided, including colored pencils and a choice from a variety of coloring pages. Adults are welcome to bring children with them, if they are not disruptive.

  • Beginning September 14: Mondays, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Weekly Story time

Caregivers and children ages 3 – 5

  • Thursdays, 10:30 am