Library Commissions & Donations

Beaumont Library Commission

The Beaumont Library Commission is appointed by the City Council. They represent every ward in the city and are advocates for the library system. The duties of the library commission are advisory in nature to the Library Administration, City Council, and the City Manager. The Library Commission works with the Library Administration on library services, programming, and development.

Friends of the Beaumont Public Library

An organization which supports the library through various fund-raising activities. It has played a key role in the development of our library system.

Interested patrons are invited to join. Ask at any System Library or visit the Friends of the Library page for more information.

Tyrrell Historical Library Association

This group of citizens provides support to the Tyrrell Historical Library in a variety of ways:

  • Providing funds for additional library materials to greatly improve the collection
  • Providing for various pieces of equipment
  • Volunteering in the archives

Membership information may be obtained at the Tyrrell Historical Library.

Genealogical & Texas History Collections

The Genealogical and Texas History collections are housed at the Tyrrell Historical Library and are available to the public for research. The Tyrrell Historical Library also serves as a manuscript and archives repository for Beaumont materials.

Gifts & Donations

Books and other materials may be given to the library by individuals, clubs, organizations and churches. All donations are appreciated.


Books that are given in memory of a loved one. The family of the person for whom the book is being given will be notified and a memorial bookplate will be placed in the book.