In-person browsing, checkout

Computer use by appointment  

Curbside service available

For computer or curbside appointments, please call 972-635-2772

E-Books are available via Overdrive or Libby

Summer Reading Program available via Reader Zone Code 9fd6c

Group programming will remain suspended throughout the summer

Masks are strongly encouraged to help curb the spread of COVID-19   

C.F. Goodwin Library

Contact Us
309 North Arch Street
Royse City, TX 75189
P: (972) 635-2772
F: (972) 635-7752

C. F. Goodwin Public  Library offers digital resources. We have many ebooks and audiobooks you can download for free to keep you and your family entertained.Our E-Books are available 24/7 via OverDrive ( and the Libby app. Patrons in good standing with the Library can download popular e-books and audiobooks for free with their Library card, from any Internet computer or handheld device.

Hours of Operation

The library will be closed on Saturday, January 16th and Monday, January 18, 2021 in observance of Martin Luther King Day.  

Monday-Tuesday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed

The C. F. Goodwin Public Library welcomes and supports all seekers of knowledge in their enjoyment of reading and recreational materials and in their pursuit of life-long learning.

For Programming Information visit the Library News Page

The Library has a new interactive Catalog! Click HERE and Login to your account.

Your username is your first initial and last name, and your pin # is the last 4 numbers of your library card.  After logging in you can change your pin number to keep your account private.

New Online Resources!

C.F. Goodwin Library card holders have Free access to newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts, and videos.  Pueden Leer tambien la Acceda Noticias.

Resume Maker
Create professional resumes, Make an expert cover letter, receive customized job notifications, learn important interview techniques.  Free to Library card holders.

Gale Virtual Reference Service
A homework and general knowledge online research center at the Library!  Medical, Business, Literary, College and Scholarship information–and more, can be read online, or downloaded to a reader, or mp3 player, in English, Spanish or 14 other languages. Click the link above; your Library card number is your password.