Patrick Heath Public Library has it all for teens - great books, computer access, and cool programs throughout the year. Teens, are you on Facebook? "Like" us to receive the latest updates and information on upcoming events! If you are on Instagram, be sure to follow us for updates from our programs and be sure to use @boernelibrary to share your experiences at the library and at library sponsored events. Be sure to also check out our events calendar for times and locations of all our great activities!


phdigitalOn our PhDigital app you can search for books, DVDs, audiobooks, CDs, digital titles and more. Reserve or renew items, and browse our latest reading lists. Check out our exciting events calendar, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. You can also call or email us. We are here for you!  Don't want to clutter your wallet with another plastic card?  The app works as a library card too!  Give a try on iOS and Android.


Need help with homework? The Patrick Heath Public Library provides free online homework help through Tutor.com. Tutoring is available in all core K-12 subjects – math, science, English, social studies and writing, including AP level assistance.  Between noon and midnight, students can connect to a live tutor from any computer or mobile device with an internet connection. ASVAB quizzes and GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT practice tests are also available.  Tutor.com is provided free charge thanks to funding provided by the Boerne Public Library Foundation.  Apps available on iOS and Android.


RBDigital brings access to digital graphic novels and comics from Marvel, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dungeons and Dragons and more to library patrons on any Web-connected device. 

  • View titles through your Web browser on any computer, tablet or smartphone with an Internet connection.
  • Check out and read titles through iOS and Android Mobile Apps.
  • Browse by genre, publisher, and comic - then instantly check out your favorites.
  • Access comics whenever you want them - no holds or waiting.

OverDriveDownloadable books and audiobooks and streaming video, available anywhere anytime directly to your tablet, cellphone or computer! Click the image to try it and login with your library card and last name. Remember to try the Libby App on iOS and Android for a modern, friendly app experience.

Click Here for Cloud LibraryThe cloudLibrary allows you to borrow and read eBooks and eAudiobooks from Patrick Heath Public Library anywhere you have an Internet connection on your tablet, cellphone, or computer.  Downloaded items will be available even offline.  Try out the cloudLibrary app on iOS and Android.  

Reading Corner

Alex AWARDS Winners
The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year's publishing. The Alex Awards were first given annually beginning in 1998 and became an official ALA award in 2002.
morris seal
The William C. Morris YA Debut Award, first given in 2009, honors a book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature. The award's namesake is William C. Morris, an influential innovator in the publishing world and an advocate for marketing books for children and young adults.
Printz Seal
The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association.
Boerne ISD
Boerne Independent School District Summer Reading Assignments are available for the current school year for Pre-AP and AP students attending either Middle School or High School in the district.

Boerne Reads YA's 2018 Best of the Best
Boerne Reads YA 1 member
A place to find and discuss Young Adult Books sponsored by the Patrick Heath Public Library in Boerne, TX.

Our 2018-yalsa-top-ten-best-fiction shelf

Eliza and Her Monsters
The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue
Goodbye Days
The Hate U Give
The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic
Long Way Down
Piecing Me Together
Strange the Dreamer
What Girls Are Made Of

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  1. Sat, May 30

    Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19, Sat., May 30th @ 1 pm In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month, we are featuring a program on "Mental Health in...
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  2. Mon, Jun 1

    Compute With Kate, Lobby, CANCELED Do you have any technical assistance needs? If so, drop in Monday mornings with your laptop, tablet...
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  3. Mon, Jun 1

    Lattes & the Library: A Voyage of Heart & Song, Mon., June 1st @ 11 am Our "Lattes on the Library" was a big part of our Summer Learning Odyssey for adults last ...
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