About Us

The Herman Brown Free Library is part of the Burnet County Library System, serving the Burnet and surrounding areas since 1948. As Burnet County grows and changes,so do we, striving to meet the changing needs of our community.
To learn more about how far we've come, read about our history here.
Then... 1949 - 2017
2013wood beams removed.jpg
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2014MeetingRoomCarpet.jpg
2014Mezzanine Old Carpet.jpg
2017Front.jpg
2017New addition entrance before.jpg
1950 Army Surplus Building.jpg
1978 HBFL Front.jpg
1978 Librarians carman parks ann miller janet crain.jpg
1978building donation plaque.jpeg
1978Directors office mrs price.jpg
1978herman brown plaque.jpeg
1978kitchenette.jpg
1978main Reading Area.jpg
1978Mezzanine reading area.jpg
1978overview.jpg
1978reading area Mrs Alvin Norred.jpg
1978shelving.jpg
2008reading area and circ desk.jpg
2011computers added.jpg
2013wood beams removed.jpg
2013woodbeamremoval.JPG
2014MeetingRoomCarpet.jpg
2014Mezzanine Old Carpet.jpg
2017Front.jpg
2017New addition entrance before.jpg
1950 Army Surplus Building.jpg
1978 HBFL Front.jpg
1978 Librarians carman parks ann miller janet crain.jpg
1978building donation plaque.jpeg
1978Directors office mrs price.jpg
1978herman brown plaque.jpeg
Now... 2018
2018Doorway to new addition.jpg
2018HBFLfront.jpg
2018reading area.jpg
2018Stage.jpg
2018Teens Area.jpg
2018YA.jpg
2017EVG.jpg
2017EVGentrybooks.jpeg
2017MediaLounge.jpeg
2018 Audiobooks infront of circ desk.jpg
2018Adult Fiction.jpg
2018Childrens.jpg
2018Childrens2.jpg
2018desk_largeprint_audio.jpg
2018Doorway to new addition.jpg
2018HBFLfront.jpg
2018reading area.jpg
2018Stage.jpg
2018Teens Area.jpg
2018YA.jpg
2017EVG.jpg
2017EVGentrybooks.jpeg
2017MediaLounge.jpeg
2018 Audiobooks infront of circ desk.jpg
2018Adult Fiction.jpg
2018Childrens.jpg
Meet our staff:
Florence Reeves - Library Director
Deann Randle - Assistant Director
Rebecca Noah - Children's Librarian
Jane Zimmerman - Cataloging
Susan Bowman - Library Tech
Chelsi Alvarez - Library Tech
Judy Hartman - Library Tech
Come see us: