Library Services and Events
Ask a Librarian!
to factual questions, research help, Web sources and information about library collections, databases, services, and the online catalog via email or phone. Fill out this form
with your question and someone will respond to you within 24 hours. You are also welcome to call the library during business hours at 972.291.7323.
The Readers on the Hill book discussion club
is open to everyone. Particpants read and discuss a different book each month. The group meets the first Monday of the month at the Zula B. Wylie Library in the Meeting Room at 7:00 pm. Find out
what books the group will be discussing in the upcoming months. If you are curious to see what The Readers on the Hill have discussed since 2001, you may view the entire book list.
The Library offers the following services: meeting room, proctoring, printing and copying, fax services, and educational programs.The newest community service project is the Community Garden. It is off to a quick start with all 16 garden sites being spoken for within approximately 32 hours.
Computers with Internet access and Microsoft Office products are provided for library users. Self-registration is available with your Zula B. Wylie Library card. Black and white as well as color printing is offered for a small fee. For information on our Internet procedures, call 972-291-7323 or view the Internet and Electronic Information Access Policy
Library users are welcome to schedule one-on-one appointments for individual assistance with basic questions on using the computer. Call 972.291.7323 ext. 1311 for more information.
Participation in the Cedar Hill Community Garden project was open to the public on a first come, first serve basis beginning February 14th. It is off to a quick start with all 16 garden sites being spoken for within approximately 32 hours. There are eight gardens that will be split to form 16 total garden sites. For a rendering of the gardens and their water spigots please click this link http://www.cedarhilllibrary.org/ and scroll to the bottom of the page.
A coin operated photocopy machine is provided for public use. Standard black and white 8 ½ x 11 and 11 x 14 copies can be made for a small fee.
Your “virtual library” of reliable information that is available in the library or from home and office. Your library card provides you access to over 80 databases with full-text magazines and newspaper articles, dictionaries and encyclopedias, financial investment tools, family history records, medical research, and practice tests along with homework help for students and ebooks. All of these resources can be accessed through the Library's research databases
The library provides FAX service for the public at $1.00 per page. Faxing of resumes is free. Ask a library staff person for more information.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) allows Zula B. Wylie Library card holders, who are Cedar Hill residents, access to materials which are not available from the Library's collection. A postage fee of $1.25 will be assessed when the requested material is picked up.
The Zula B. Wylie Library provides free access to the Internet, including wireless access.
The Library allows adult library members the ability to check out laptops for use inside the library building. Ask a library staff member for more information. Also, refer to the laptop checkout policy
and laptop usage agreement
Zula B. Wylie Library cards are FREE to residents of Cedar Hill, students and teachers of the Cedar Hill Independent School District, Northwood University students and Cedar Hill businesses. You can borrow books, videos, DVDs, music CDs, audio books and magazines. Cedar Hill residents can also use their card at the DeSoto Public Library.
The library provides a meeting room that can be reserved by different organizations in the community.
You may access your own library account
via the Internet; you will need your library card number. You can see what you have checked out, due dates, holds you have placed and even renew items.
Online sources and services, periodicals, and research guides will help you with your research. Reference librarians at the Zula B. Wylie Library are available to assist with research on any topic by email, by phone, or in person.
Texshare Card Program
Allows registered users to borrow materials directly from many public and academic libraries in the DFW area and in other Texas locations.
WiFi for Free
Free wireless Internet access is available anywhere in the library building. Bring your wireless-ready laptop, PDA, or other portable device.