After Harvey: Frequently Asked Questions

HCPL Harvey FAQs

I could not return my library materials because I could not reach the library due to high water. Am I still responsible for the late fees? 

If you return your books by September 15, you will not accrue late fees.

UPDATE: Most HCPL Branches Resume Normal Business Hours & Programming, Monday, Sept. 11.

Harris County Public Libraries Closed through Monday, August 28

Due to severe inclement weather, all Harris County Public Libraries are closed though Monday, August 28.  No late fees will be charged during these closures.  Borrowing dates will be readjusted when libraries reopen.  Stay safe everyone!

Book Club Meets Friday August 18 @ 2 pm

With the solar eclipse fast approaching, it's a great time to read a book set in space, and explore the genre of Science Fiction.  Crosby Book Club will meet to discuss Elizabeth Moon's Remnant Population, on Friday, August 18 at 2 pm.  The novel's protagonist, Ofelia, has lived on Colony 3245.12 for forty years.  When the corporation which runs the colony loses its franchise, the colonists are forced to relocate.  Ofelia, relishing the opportunity to finally be totally free and independent, manages to stay behind, the sole occupant of the entire planet....or so she thinks.  

Free Houston Dynamo Ticket for Kids and Teens

Children and Teens who complete all levels of HCPL Summer Reading Program can receive a free Houston Dynamo ticket when a discounted adult ticket is purchased.  The ticket is for Saturday, September 9th, with the Dynamo vs. the Colorado Rapids.  Free ticket vouchers are available for pick up at the front desk, and must be claimed by September 8th by calling the phone number on the flyer.