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Port Arthur Public Library
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Port Arthur Public Library
4615 9th Avenue
Port Arthur, Texas
Corner of 9th Ave & Hwy 73
Phone: (409) 985-8838
Fax: (409) 985-5969

The Library: Administrative Services & Staff

Port Arthur Public Library is supported primarily by tax dollars from the citizens of Port Arthur. Other funding sources include memorials, Friends of the Library fundraisers, and grants. The Port Arthur Public Library Advisory Board recommends changes in the facilities and services of the Library and expenditure from the Library Special Fund (made up of donations, bequests and grant money).  

General Phone Number: 409-985-8838


José Martinez, Director of Library
Ext. 2234
Steven Williams, Assistant Library Director
Ext. 2241
Debra Lawrence, Administrative Assistant
Ext. 2233


Rachel Scott, Library Clerk/Acquisitions
Ext. 2232


Eric Watson, Maintenance Worker I
Ext. 2233

Public Services

Carolyn Thibodeaux, Children's Librarian I
Ext. 2237
Linda Nguyen, Administrative Clerk II (Circulation Department)
Ext. 2242
Nuong Tran , Administrative Clerk II
Ext. 2243

Technical Services

Janell Farris, Librarian II
Ext. 2229
Wanda Thompson, Library Clerk
Ext. 2236
Joshua Midgette, Administrative Clerk I
Ext 2260