Emoji Easter Eggs

The South Houston Branch Library invites children ages 5 to 12 to the library on Monday to decorate their very own Emoji Easter Eggs! Join us March 19 at 4:30 pm and decorate yellow Easter Eggs with the emoji face of your choice. All materials will be provided. 

For more Easter craft ideas, check out the books available in our catalog or our Crafts for Easter e-books

For more information about this program, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.


Easter Egg Wreath

Adults are invited to join us in creating a beautiful wreath that is sure to brighten up any door or wall. Join us this upcoming Monday, March 5, at 1:30 PM and use colorful Easter Eggs, grass, ribbon, and other Spring materials to create your very own Easter Egg Wreath. We will have fun using our creativity, and best of all, this wreath can be saved for future use! All materials will be provided by the library. 

Check out our catalog to find more ideas for Easter and Spring crafts.

Royal Heart Valentine Storytime

Here Ye! Here Ye! All Lords and Ladies between the ages of 5-10 are invited to our Royal Hearts Storytime celebrating Valentine's Day on Friday, February 9 at 4:30 pm. The bard will be sharing stories of royalty and will be followed by dancing and crafting. Snacks will also be provided. If you are attending the reception, please contact the royal librarians at 713-466-4438 to make your reservation

Make A Valentine's Day Card [All Ages] - Monday, February 12 to Wednesday, February 14


Make your own Valentine's Day card for your sweetheart in the Library.

Just behind the Reference Desk will be supplies to make your V-Day cards. 

Supplies will be available during our open hours from February 12th through February 14th. 

Lunar New Year Celebration [All Ages] - Saturday, February 10 from 11:30 AM - 1 PM

The Parker Williams Branch Library in partnership with the Parker Williams Friends of the Library and our Vietnamese Language Learning Community is proud to host our annual Lunar New Year Celebration.

On February 10th from 11:30 to 1 PM, we will be having a variety of activities including folklore of how the Lunar New Year came about, games, a craft, and a variety of food.

Please join us as we celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Dog!

Monday, January 15: Closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Katy will be closed in observance of MLK Day.
We will reopen Tuesday for regular business hours.
10:00 am - 7:00 pm


Adults - January in Adult Services & Technology Training Courses.


Adults - Here's how we're kicking off 2018 in Adult Services & Technology Training Courses. Click on the following link to download your own copy.

The library will be closed on Monday, 1/15 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr Day.

New Year’s Holiday Hours






This Friday, December 29, we will close at 5 pm

We will also be closed:
Saturday, December 30
Sunday, December 31
Monday, January 1

We will reopen on Tuesday, January 2, from 10 am - 7 pm.
We look forward to seeing everyone in the New Year!

Adults - Friday, 12/29 - TGIF Programs - Winter Film Festival Event #3!

Please join us for the third event of TGIF Programs Winter Film Festival on Friday, December 29. We will show a 1938 romantic comedy starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, and Doris Nolan. The film lasts 95 minutes.

Refreshments and DVD are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. After Event #3, the DVD will be added to the HCPL Collection and available for checkout. This free program requires no registration.

New Year Holiday Schedule

The Northwest Branch Library New Year Holiday hours are:

Friday, December 29th, 2017 close at 5:00pm
Saturday, December 30th, 2017 closed
Monday, January 1st, 2018, closed

The Northwest Branch Library will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, January 2nd 2018, the branch will be open for business at 10:00am. In the meantime, materials can be returned to this location via the after hours drop box, which is located to the left of the entrance doors. Customers will have access to to Overdrive, databases, and the other electronic resources during the holiday closure. Have a happy and safe New Years.


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