Ethel L Whipple Memorial Library

Who We Are

The Library Mission:

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.


Our City

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!

Library Staff

Angie S. Lugo, Librarian

Susana Escobedo, Children's Library Clerk

Donna Owen, Circulation Clerk