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Enriching Our Community ... Expanding Our World

Commerce Public Library is a free public library providing materials which contribute to the informational and recreational needs of the community. We collect and preserve archival materials related to the history of Commerce and the surrounding areas. Come see us!

 Click here to join the Friends of the Commerce Public Library!


Come Celebrate National Library Week
with us.
April 12-18th
Visit the new library displays of Authors Park Brick Recipients


The celebration began on Sunday, April 12th with our annual Brick Ceremony honoring local artists and authors.  Each honoree received a "sacred brick" to match one

that is installed in the park pathway in front of the gazebo.

These “sacred bricks”* are the original bricks used to pave the downtown Commerce area in the early 1920’s

This year we honored the creative achievements of

Anthony Harris, author

Karl Umlauf, artist

David Zvanut, artist

The late Curtis Anders, previous brick recipient and generous patron of the Commerce Public Library, was also honored at the ceremony and with a special exhibit featuring the history and legacy of the Anders' family in Commerce

The displays honoring the brick recipients and the Anders Family remain in the library during the week.


*Each year engraving on the bricks is done free-of-charge

by Pioneer Memorials in Sulphur Springs, Jerry and Gloria Matthews, owners.


 Library Photo

    Help restore this beautiful old building!


Family Nights

Join us on Thursday evenings for Family Nights  from 6:00-8:00pm

We will have special programs and activities

Click here for calendar of events

 Next Events...

Thursday, April 16th:
Basic Computer Class - 6-7 pm
"Share a Story with Shadow" - 6-7 pm



 Amazon Smile: Friends of the Commerce Public Library

 Mango Languages

Learn a language!  Sign in with your library card number to get started today!

E-books are now available from the Library!!!  Click on the Overdrive Icon below to begin using our E-books. In Overdrive, click in the upper right hand corner for e-books in Spanish!


For more help and information about E-Books, click on the link below

E-books for Texans:
contains lots of help and information about using E-books as well as a list of other sites for downloading free books! 

Check out our latest newsletter with all you need to know about coming events, new books, and library happenings!  Click here to read!  Click here and then on comments and suggestions to subscribe!

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Affordable Healthcare Information

Consumer information websites are at and, in Spanish, at  


 Attention all Commerce residents: The City of Commerce has added the option to donate automatically to the Library when you pay your bill for city services!!!  If you missed the opportunity and want to find out how to add your name to the growing list of citizens opting for a voluntary monthly donation to the Library, click here.


Click here to visit our Amazon store for an ongoing sale of donated books and vinyl records.  Your purchases will help the Commerce Public Library buy new materials and provide on-going services to our patrons!

Commerce Area Services Directory - provided to the Commerce Community by the Commerce Community Action Program 

historical book

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