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The Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library is dedicated to bringing diverse information resources directly to our patrons to help meet the educational, informational, and recreational needs of our community.
The Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library is located in deep South Texas along the Rio Grande and the Gulf of Mexico in Los Fresnos, TX. The Library opened in 1966 and currently serves a population of over 8,000 patrons(city & county). This website provides information about the Library as well as electronic information and electronic database resources for our patrons.
Los Fresnos (The Ash Trees) is a diverse community with a population that consists of 84% Hispanic, 14% White non-Hispanic, and 2% of other backgrounds that add their unique influence on the community. Los Fresnos is rich with farm land and cattle, very Texan, and always a vibrant All-American city!
eShelf & Research - Work and research from the office or from home, anytime:
- TexShare Databases: books, articles, research databases, and more
- South Texas Digital Library: Checkout our eBook selections
- Community Organizations: local, nonprofit groups and services
Try these databases filled with magazine articles, encyclopedia entries, and other materials to help you discover more on any subject, from general interest to business, hobbies, and more. Please see your librarian for a username and password.