Awards & Accolades


2022 TAMIO Award of Excellence for Best Use of Social Media and
2022 Award of Excellence for Innovation

Helen Hall Library's creative use of TikTok to connect with library patrons and increase public awareness of library services received two Awards of Excellence from the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers.

TMLDA Achievement of Library Excellence Award

2021 Texas Municipal Library Directors Association Achievement of Excellence in Libraries Award

Conferred to libraries that demonstrate consistent excellence and outstanding contributions to public library services within their communities, Helen Hall Library was one of only 59 libraries in Texas honored with this award.

Family Place Libraries

2022 Family Place Libraries™ Grant Recipient

Awarded by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, the Family Place Libraries™ Project funds staff training and supports the creation of programs, collections, spaces, and partnerships focused on early learning. With this grant, Helen Hall Library joins a nationwide network of public libraries supporting literacy from birth and school-readiness for all of our community's children..

Texas State Library and Archives Commission

2021 Texas State Library and Archives Commission Interlibrary Loan Lending Reimbursement Grant Recipient

Interlibrary loan (ILL) services help ensure Texans have access to a variety of resources to meet their learning and information needs. This grant supports statewide resource sharing by reimbursing libraries for direct costs associated with ILL programs, including postage, courier fees, and staff time.

Teen Book Box

2020 Demco/Upstart Innovative Programming Award Winner

The Demco/Upstart Innovative Programming Award recognizes creative and impactful programming. Helen Hall Library's Teen Book Box offers monthly boxes filled with treats and a hand-picked book for participating teens. For more information, visit our Teen Programs page.