Holiday Happenings @ HCPL

Get into the holiday spirit with HCPL! Harris County Public Libraries will have holiday programs throughout the month of December. We have programs for all ages and with a variety of themes. Listed below are our holiday programs grouped into the following categories: All Ages, Adults, Teens, and Children. Visit here for more programs. Please keep in mind some events may require registration. For more information on events, please contact the library.

Happy Holidays

All Ages


“We ourselves feel what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.”
- Mother Theresa


Seniors in high school are nearing the halfway point to their final year before graduation. One important task they must perform, if they desire to apply to college, is to take the SAT. There are SATonly a few test dates available before the end of the 2009-2010 school year and are listed on their website – click here to go there.

Discovering King Tut's Tomb

The tomb of King Tutankhamun, the 9 year old boy turned Pharaoh of Egypt, was discoveredking tut on this day in 1922. He died at the age of 19 and was laid to rest in what is now  Luxor, Egypt. King Tut’s tomb has been, if not the only, one of the few ancient Egyptian royal tombs to have escaped plundering by grave robbers.

November is American Diabetes Month.

November is American Diabetes Month.  During the month, the American Diabetes Association has programs to help communicate the seriousness of the disease.  If you would like to learn more about the disease, visit the website at