Landscaping with Native Plants

Gailon Hardin, former president of Native Plant Society of Texas, will show how you can have a beautiful and environmentally-responsible home landscape using plants that are native to our local area. The presentation will be  Sunday July 18 at 2 pm at the Gordon library. Gailon is a retired accountant and is a Master Gardener […]


The library depends on its volunteers to keep things running.  There is no paid staff.   Volunteers enter new  books into the computer system and attach barcodes.  They also assist patrons in checking out books and checking in returns. If you think you might like to volunteer at the library come by and talk to Director […]

New sign

Maybe its just symbolism  but it certainly seemed a moment of great significance on Thursday when the sign went up on top of the porch roof.  Everyone who witnessed it wanted a picture. The library plans to open for business March 2 even thoughconstruction details are still on-going.  A grand opening will be announced later.

7R Ranch presents donation

7R Ranch has recognized the Gordon library with a generous donation of over $3500, part of the proceeds from a raffle held during the holidays festivities at the ranch. Meanwhile, work continues at the library as volunteers enter books into the catalog system.  So far almost 4,000 books have been cataloged.   The public can search […]

“Style show” raises funds

About 80 people attended the ‘style show’ sponsored by the ladies of First Baptist Church in Gordon to benefit the new Gordon library, and almost $900 was raised in contributions. The ladies modeled fashions they had selected off the racks at Twice Blessed, a local second-hand store.  In addition there were door prizes contributed by […]

Community ‘style’ show

The library will hold a fundraiser in the form of  a style show featuring second-hand clothing, to be held in the fellowship hall of Gordon First Baptist Church on Saturday, January 16th at 10:30. Everyone attending will be encouraged to wear something from Twice Blessed, a resale shop in Gordon, and asked to model it. […]

Progress Report

As of early October, the roof of the old rock building has been repaired and electrical work started. Materials have been purchased to build out a bathroom in the interior, but work on that is waiting on the lines for water and sewer to be finished.   Lily Petty reported that Kenneth Epperson would dig the […]