Alpine Public Library

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Alpine Public Library is located in Alpine, Texas, and resides 100 miles from the Mexican border. A bilingual town, Alpine has a population of around 6,000 with a low population density of less than two people per square mile. Alpine is 53 percent Hispanic with a large migrant community of people from countries such as Turkey, China, the Philippines, and Honduras. Thirty percent of its residents are at or below the state poverty level.

Alpine is a close-knit community that was very impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with the digital divide affecting school children and many families facing job loss. The library will return to in-person programming for kids in January 2022.