Browsing the Shelves of History
Book lovers will find themselves at home and in a personal haven of peace at the hotels near Rosenberg Library in Galveston. Opened in 1904 and named after Henry Rosenberg who funded the venture, the Rosenberg Library became the public library for Galveston, offering access to the printed material for all of Galveston’s citizens. Beginning with its first librarian, the Rosenberg Library has found itself a place as an integral part of the Galveston community. Lecture series were often held with audiences numbering up to 700 attendees. The collection at the Rosenberg Library grew over the years to include manuscripts, maps, and artifacts. It also contains the records of area businesses and churches, as well as papers of notable peoples in the community like Samuel May Williams, James Morgan, and Gail Borden. There are also a large number of artifacts including artworks by local artists and Russian and Greek icons. There is a Fox Rare Book room which contains fine printing, first editions, and incunabula.
Check Out Today
Today the Rosenberg Library continues to play a huge role in Galveston. In 1971, the Library’s size was more than doubled with an addition of the Moody Wing. The staff at the library strives to keep the rich history of the library alive by hosting series of lectures, exhibits, and film series, as well as computer classes. There is a large computer lab for patrons’ usage, boasting 40 adult computers and two children’s computers. Wi-Fi is free in the library and printing is available for a nominal charge. And assistance is always available. Meeting facilities are on-site, hosting over 100 groups a year. Stay nearby at one of the hotels near Rosenberg Library in Galveston so you can visit and explore the library. Open Monday through Saturday 9AM to 6 PM, you will want to be there all day long, every day.
Reading Under the Sheets
When you have a great book, you simply cannot put it down. When you stay at one of the hotels near Rosenberg Library in Galveston, you have access to a huge variety of books to borrow. Pick up a new favorite and settle into a great book in the comfort of your guest room. Feel as though you have stepped back into the past with a romantic guest room at the Coppersmith Inn Bed and Breakfast. With complimentary coffee, soda, tea, and snacks, you can stay up all night to read and be caffeinated in the morning. Rent one of the five spacious guest rooms at the Lost Bayou Guesthouse B & B, and be situated in the heart of Galveston. The pet friendly Travelodge Galveston features a complimentary Bear Bites breakfast and free Wi-Fi. Refresh yourself in the Texas heat with a cool dip in the outdoor pool. The Candlewood Suites Galveston makes you feel at home with spacious guest suites featuring fully equipped kitchens and cozy living spaces. Enjoy a gracious and hospitable accommodation, along with some great reading material, when you stay at the hotels near the Rosenberg Library Galveston.