Library and Online Service Interruption Notice
December 22 - 26, 2012


The Port Arthur Public Library will be closed Monday, December 24, 2012 and will reopen at 9 A.M. on Wednesday, December 26, 2012. We will have limited service available, and the library will be open, on December 22nd and 23rd.

We hope you and yours have a happy and safe holiday!

Important Notice:
HALAN, our Web site and library catalog service provider, is using the holiday closure to replace a critical component of its electrical distribution equipment.

  • Our website, catalog and customer accounts will be unavailable during this period.
  • No overdue fines will accrue during this period.
  • All holds, including those for e-books through Overdrive, will be available when we reopen on December 26th.
  • Access to e-books and e-audiobooks through Overdrive eBooks will continue to be available for existing library account holders via Overdrive eBooks. Click here to find e-book help.
  • Databases are available through the Texas State Library and Archives Commission by clicking on this link.

We apologize for the inconvenience, and look forward to serving you on the 26th.