Boyce Ditto Public Library

Boyce Ditto Public Library is closed.  

The library will no longer be offering curbside service effective immediately due to health concerns. In addition, if you have items checked out, please postpone their return until further notice.  There will be no fees!  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  Thank you for your cooperation. 


Did you know that many of the Library’s resources are available online?

Here are just some of the things you can do from home:


Adult discovery and relaxation time:

Check out an eBook - Go to our “North Texas On the Go” web page link to download all your favorite new books.

Browse dozens of magazines – Here are a few great resources for entertaining, fun and informative mainstream article collections: Magatopia, All You Can Read, and Fliphtml5

Pick up more information about software:  Learning Hub

Take a look at EBCSO:  to find topic heading like:

  •  Hobbies and Craft Reference Center
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center 
  • Home Improvement Reference Center

Children and teens might enjoy:

Learning about career options and preparing for the SAT or other tests:  

This is a great time for teens to practice the driver’s test.  

Learning about social issues like climate change:  

Putting together a submission for our teen writing contest:  We will be offering a $50.00 gift certificate to the best teen essay writer completing an essay about lessons learned during “CoVid 2020”.  This essay will be judged by all staff members and winners will be announced on May 29th. Essays must be turned in by May 24th and can be emailed to

Hear a story from a great storyteller: Story Online, Story Nory, and Children’s Library 


And the whole family can learn about the 2020 Census together.  

Reread a best classic with your children and have a conversation about the best lessons from these exceptional stories.  

Tumble Books

TumbleBookLibrary - K-6 children’s ebook database

TumbleMath - K-6 math ebook database

TeenBookCloud - grade 7-12 ebook database

AudioBookCloud - all ages audio book database

RomanceBookCloud - a huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!

Printable Calendar

Get an account and a card

If you live in Mineral Wells or Palo Pinto County, open your account for free. Those outside the area pay a small, annual fee to have an account at the Boyce Ditto Public Library.

What We Do

The Boyce Ditto Public Library provides free library services for Mineral Wells and the Palo Pinto County community. We inform, enrich, support, and empower our citizens by promoting lifelong learning opportunities and a love of reading.

The databases offered by the Library unlock even more with sites for workforce readiness, current business news and children’s digital learning. The ID and password required to access these database resources are free and available to all account holders.

Use the Portal to Texas History

The Library has over 11,000 files of Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto County and Texas history online. As one of the many organizations who has partnered with University of North Texas to make historical documents, newspapers, and photographs free and accessible, the Library values the heritage and uniqueness of the area.