City of Newark, Texas

Godfrey Pegues Public Library

207 Hudson Street

Phone: 817-489-2224

Fax: 817-489-3472



Monday through Friday 

10:00 am to 5:00 pm



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  • Wi-Fi and Internet Access
  • Fiction and Non Fiction books for children, teens & adults
  • Picture boks, chapter books & leveled readers
  • Popular magazines
  • DVDs & Blu-Ray
  • Audio books on CD
  • Large print book materials
  • Reference materials & assistance
  • Texshare services
  • Printing, Copying and Faxing sevices - Full color & black and white available
  • Bluebonnet Award, Texas Lonestar and Battle book reading materials
  • Summer Reading Lists
  • Spanish Language Materials
Loan Periods
  • All books and audio books are checked out for a 2-week period.
  • Books and audio books may be renewed when there is no waiting list.
  • Videos and DVDs are checked out for 4 days.
  • Late charges are accrued at the rate of $ .25/day for each book and audio book, and $.50/day for each video/DVD returned after the due date.
Borrowing Privileges
  • The first library card on any account is available free of charge.
  • A fee of $1.00 will be charged for replacement of a lost library card.
  • Prospective borrowers must provide proof of mailing address and a valid Texas Drivers License or Texas ID.
  • Minors may have a card with the approval and signature of a parent or legal guardian.
  • Books and/or Audio books: ten (10) per card
  • Videos and DVD's: three (3) per card

Librarian Ashlee Sikes


Public Library dedicated to Godfrey Pegues


Newark City Council honors lifelong Newark, Texas resident, Godfrey Pegues.