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HOLIDAY HOURS

DATE HCPL BRANCHES LSC-CYFAIR  LSC-TOMBALL 
Fri. Dec. 21 OPEN (CLOSE 5PM) OPEN (CLOSE 6PM) OPEN (CLOSE 5PM)
Sat. Dec. 22 CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Sun. Dec. 23 CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Mon. Dec. 24 CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Tue. Dec. 25 CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Wed. Dec. 26 OPEN OPEN OPEN
Thu. Dec. 27 OPEN OPEN OPEN
Fri. Dec. 28 OPEN OPEN (CLOSE 6PM) OPEN (CLOSE 5PM)
Sat. Dec. 29 OPEN CLOSED CLOSED
Sun. Dec. 30 CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Mon. Dec. 31 OPEN (CLOSE 5PM) CLOSED CLOSED
Tue. Jan. 1 CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED

 

HOLIDAY HOURS

We want to wish you and yours a joyous holiday season and to thank you for making 2018 a wonderful year at the library!

FRI. DEC. 21 OPEN (CLOSE @ 5PM)
SAT. DEC. 22 CLOSED
SUN. DEC. 23 CLOSED
MON. DEC. 24 CLOSED
TUE. DEC. 25 CLOSED
WED. DEC. 26 - SAT. DEC. 29 OPEN
SUN. DEC. 30 CLOSED
MON. DEC. 31  OPEN (CLOSE @ 5PM)
TUE. JAN. 1 CLOSED

 

Passport Services at HCPL To Be Suspended

yellow exclamationAs of January 1, 2019, the Harris County District Clerk's Office will no longer provide Passport Services at Harris County Public Library locations.

The affected branches are Barbara Bush Branch Library, Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library, Katherine Tyra Branch Library at Bear Creek, Octavia Fields Branch Library & Lone Star College - Tomball Community Library.

HCPL hopes to renew our partnership with the District Clerk's Office in the future to resume this popular service. In the meantime, please visit Travel.State.Gov for any questions you may have about the application process.

Storytimes and More Coming Soon to Lone Star College - Creekside Center

In January 2019, as part of its long-standing partnership with Harris County Precinct 4 and Lone Star College - Tomball, Harris County Public Library will begin to introduce some public library services to the Creekside community at the LSC – Creekside Center campus. To meet community demand, the project’s initial focus will be early literacy. Along with a small collection of children’s books, there will be two story times each Monday at Creekside Center. One for toddlers and one for preschool-age children. Each session will feature stories, songs, rhymes and an occasional craft activity.

Story times will begin Monday, January 28, 2019. Additional public library services will be phased in over time.

Santa Claus Is Coming to LSC - Creekside Center (and So Are Storytimes in January).

Santa Visit to Creekside Center Flier

Join us on December 5 at 6:30 for a free, fun family event featuring Santa, refreshments and an exciting announcement for families with small children in the Creekside community. Admission is Free. Register here.

Voter Information: November 6, 2018 General Elections

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Polls are open 7AM - 7PM.

Gulf Coast Reads: Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke

What do you get when you take forty plus libraries across nine counties in Southeast Texas, add one ripping good mystery novel by an award-winning author who also happens to be native Houstonian, and toss in oodles of related events and programs ranging from book discussions to cooking classes, from genealogy workshops to Delta blues storytelling and beyond? You get Gulf Coast Reads on the Same Page.

Now in its eighth year, Gulf Coast Reads is a regional reading initiative spearheaded by area libraries that each October encourages all Southeast Texans to read and discuss a selected book and to attend a wide variety of related events at local libraries. Its goal is to raise awareness of libraries and the services they provide, as well as illustrate the ways that reading can be a way to build engagement with the community and the world at large.

This year's Gulf Coast Reads selection is the Edgar Award Winner for Best Novel Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke. The book is "a 'heartbreakingly resonant' thriller about the explosive intersection of love, race, and justice" and "a rural noir suffused with the unique music, color, and nuance of East Texas." 

We are delighted to say that Attica Locke will be visiting two Harris County Library locations this Saturday, October 6. Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM and Barbara Bush Branch Library 3:00 - 5:00 PM. Each visit will include a presentation by the author followed a Q & A session and book signing. Admission is free. Copies of Bluebird, Bluebird will be available for purchase from the branches' Friends.

Visit www.gulfcoastreads.org for more information, special features and full listings of all Gulf Coast Reads programming.

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Harris County Precinct 4, Harris County Public Library Partner to Reopen Baldwin Boettcher Library

Exterior of Little Blue Library at Mercer ParkEnrichment, education, refreshment, and recreation. These are common goals of two very different institutions joining forces to provide an extraordinary experience for Harris County residents. Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle and Harris County Public Library are proud to announce plans to rebuild Baldwin Boettcher Library at Precinct 4’s Mercer Botanic Gardens more than a year after the library closed due to Hurricane Harvey.

Read more at Harris County Precinct 4.

Kingwood Branch Library Will Be Closed Saturday, August 18

Kingwood Branch Library will be CLOSED for repairs this Saturday, August 18. 

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Click here to find the nearest Harris County Public Library location.

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