Usage Requirements

  • Access to the Research Center is available during library business hours: Monday—Friday, 9:00 AM—5:30 PM.

  • All researchers, both Burnet County Library System account holders and visitors, are required to sign-in at the Circulation Desk and leave their ID.

  • Food and drink are not allowed in the Research Center.

  • Researchers are welcome to make copies from books and of documents. Please ask for staff assistance before copying delicate and antique volumes . Loose-leaf copies of the Burnet County History books are available for easy photocopying.

  • Access to the Local History and Surname Files are available upon request. A staff member will pull up to three files at a time and these must be returned before additional files will be pulled.

  • Access to Oral History Transcriptions and Microfilm Documents are available upon request; one Transcription or Microfilm roll at a time.

  • Use of the microfilm machine requires registering with the library and a brief training session. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment.

  • Materials may not leave the research center.

  • Printouts must be paid for at the front desk at sign out.