Stratford Branch Library

Hours & Information

Closed until 10:00am today

Monday 
11:00AM - 6:00PM

Tuesday 
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Wednesday 
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Thursday 
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Friday 
1:00PM - 6:00PM

Saturday 
10:00AM - 5:00PM

Sunday 
Closed

509 Stratford Street
Highlands, TX 77562
Branch Manager: Mandy Sheffield

Holidays and Closures

  • Good Friday & Easter
    Thursday, March 28, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Good Friday & Easter
    Friday, March 29, 2024 - Sunday, March 31, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Memorial Day
    Friday, May 24, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Memorial Day
    Saturday, May 25, 2024 - Monday, May 27, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Juneteenth
    Tuesday, June 18, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Juneteenth
    Wednesday, June 19, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Independence Day
    Wednesday, July 3, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Independence Day
    Thursday, July 4, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Labor Day
    Friday, August 30, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Labor Day
    Saturday, August 31, 2024 - Monday, September 2, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving
    Wednesday, November 27, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Thanksgiving
    Thursday, November 28, 2024 - Sunday, December 1, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas
    Monday, December 23, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Christmas
    Tuesday, December 24, 2024 - Wednesday, December 25, 2024
    Closed All Day

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About Stratford Branch Library

    • Community Bulletin Board(s)
    • Computer Lab
    • Citizenship Classes
    • English Learning (ESL) Classes
    • Proctoring for Distance Learning Exams
    • Scanning & Faxing Available

Map

History

The first public library in the area was formed in 1927 and was located in a storefront. Shortly thereafter, it moved to a building it shared with the post office until 1936. The Highlands’ Garden Club then raised funds for a new building. Mr. Harry K. Johnson, who also provided the land on San Jacinto St., matched these funds. The first freestanding Highlands Library opened on San Jacinto St. in 1937 with 375 square feet. The original building still stands and now serves as the Chamber of Commerce.

In 1966, Anna Stratford donated a parcel of land that was little more than a field. This became Stratford Park and the new location for a 1,200 square foot building for the Highlands Library. This library is named in her honor. It opened in 1966. In 1986, a renovation added 1,500 square feet.

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Proctoring

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