IMPORTANT: Annual Friends of Library Meeting Rescheduled for Monday, May 15!

Please note that the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Harris County Friends of the Library has been rescheduled for Monday, May 15 at 10:00 AM. The meeting will be held at HCPL's new administration building located at 5749 South Loop East.(Map).

If you are currently a member of one of HCPL's branch friends' groups or would like to be one, you are encouraged to attend.

After a brief businees meeting, Harris County Public Library Director Edward Melton will report on the State of the Library, and Linda Stevens, Division Manager for Programs, Partnerships & Outreach will speak on the upcoming Summer Reading Program. There will also be a discussion of fundraising and ways to increase friends group membership, so bring your ideas.

Harris County Fri`nds of the Library is working to increase the number of members-at-large to better represent the diverse communities the library serves. If you or someone you know want to get more involved with HCPL and can attend 2-3 meetings a year at one of HCPL's twenty-six branch libraries, please email HCFOL at