Happy Thanksgiving!

Turkey with pieThe library will close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will not reopen until 1:00 pm on Monday, November 27.
We hope you and your family have a safe and happy Thanksgiving break.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Photo of Thanksgiving Display by DerryThis lovely display is the creation of La Porte staff member Derry. Note: The top part of the photo shows the display from the outside of the display case and the bottom part of the photo shows the inside of the case.

We at La Porte Community Library wish all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

thanksgiving holiday hoursBe sure to pick up your holds today by 5pm. The library will be closed for Thanksgiving from 5pm today through Sunday.

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
November 21-26, 2017

• Tuesday, 7:00am-5:00pm
• Wednesday-Sunday, CLOSED

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday.

Barbara Bush Holiday Gathering

Join us for a Holiday Gathering on Saturday, December 2nd from 1pm to 3pm at the Cypress Creek Christian Church & Community Center (across from the library). 

We will have food, crafts, music, and Santa will be making a visit. You can check out and return books as well as get a library card. Bring the kids and join us for a fun afternoon! 


Share Your Holidays Food Drive at Maud Marks

Share Your Holidays Food Drive PosterOn Friday, December 8th, from 6am to 6 pm, the Maud Marks Branch will be accepting non perishable food donations for Channel 13’s annual “Share Your Holidays” Food Drive. The library has participated every year since it opened in 1993. All food donated will be distributed by Katy Christian Ministries and benefit families in the Katy area. Other drop off locations include Bagel Cafe, Katy Budget Books, HCPL's Katy Branch Library, Fort Bend's Cinco Ranch Library, KISD's Taylor High School, KISD's Memorial Parkway Junior High, KISD's Hayes Elementary, and Katy Christian Ministires.

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The Northwest Branch Library Thanksgiving Holiday hours are:

  • Wednesday, November 22nd, close at 5:00pm
  • Thursday, November 23rd, closed
  • Friday, November 24th, closed
  • Saturday, November 25th, closed

The Northwest Branch Library will resume normal operating hours on Monday, November 27th, the branch will be open for business at 1:00pm. 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 Thanksgiving. 

Library Hours this Thanksgiving Holiday


Thanksgiving, arguably the biggest holiday meal of the year, is almost upon us. In observance of the holiday, the Tomball Library will be closed Wednesday, November 22 through Sunday, November 26. The library will reopen for business on Monday, November 27 at 8:00 am.

However you might be celebrating, we wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving, and extend gratitude to all our wonderful library customers.

For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

No Story Times the Week of Thanksgiving

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be no story times the week of Nov. 21 through Nov. 25. The story times will reconvene on Tuesday Nov. 28. All story times have limited space and tickets can be picked up when we open on the mornings of the story time.
Preschool Story Time: Tuesdays 10:15 am Ages 3-5
Baby Bookworms: Tuesdays 11:15 am Ages 0-18 months
Toddler Time: Wednesdays 10:30 am Ages 18 months-2 years

Santa is Coming to Kingwood!

Santa LightSanta Claus is coming to town!! Santa will be at the Kingwood pop-up Library on November 28th from 10am-12pm. Come visit with Santa, tell him your Christmas wishes, and get your picture taken! Lapsit story time for ages 0 to 18 months will still be happening at 11 AM.

The Kingwood Pop-up Library is located at the Kingwood Community Center: 4102 Rustic Woods Dr. Kingwood, TX 77345. We will be open from 10 AM to 6 PM. 

Flikr CC : SantaNeil Wilkie

Thanksgiving Holiday Library Hours

We will close early on Wednesday, November 22, at 5:00 p.m.  The storytimes will take place as scheduled:Cornucopia

Baby time—10:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.
Toddler time—11:30 a.m.

There will be no after-school program.

We will be closed Thursday through Sunday, November 23-26, in observance of Thanksgiving.  We will reopen on Monday, November 27 at 1:00 p.m.

We wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! 

Image © Old Farmer's Almanac 2017

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