Galena Park

UPDATE: All HCPL Branches and Administrative Offices Will Remain Closed Through Wednesday

All Harris County Public Library branches and administrative offices will remain closed through Wednesday due to continued hazardous road conditions.

We urge you to stay off the roads if at all possible. Loan periods for items due January 16 - 17 will be extended. You will not be charged late fees for items that are due when the library is closed for weather emergencies.

If you have holds that expired during this closure, you will be able to pick them up through Saturday, January, 20.

All HCPL Branches and Administrative Offices Are Closed Today

All Harris County Public Library branches and administrative offices are closed Tuesday, January 16, 2018 due to hazardous road conditions.

We urge you to stay off the roads if at all possible.You will not be charged late fees for items due today. Loan periods for items due January 16 will be extended to January 17.

 

Galena Park Branch Library Will Close Monday, December 18, 2017

Repairs iconThe Galena Park Branch Library will be closed for repairs beginning Monday, December 18, 2017.

Jacinto City Branch Library and South Houston Branch Library are the nearest Harris County Public Library locations. They, and all other open HCPL branches, will be happy to assist you with all of your library needs.

HOLDS:
Starting
Monday,
December 18,
pick up holds
at
Jacinto City
Branch Library
.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this  closure may cause. HCPL is currently formulating plans to continue offering some library services to the people of Galena Park during the closure as we have done for our customers at the HCPL branches closed due to flood damage. Please, monitor this webpage and HCPL's Facebook and Twitter feeds for updates.

NOTE: You may continue to use the Galena Park Branch book drop to return library materials until further notice. 

Harvey Recovery Fair

Harvey Recovery Fair

Public Invited to Harvey Recovery Fair

The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management invites residents affected by Hurricane Harvey to a recovery fair this weekend.

WHAT:       Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fair
WHEN:      Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24
                  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE:    Houston Community College – Northeast, Art Hub Gallery
                  555 Community College Drive
                  Houston, Texas 77013

See attachment for complete details

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.

Job Search Skills Seminars

Are you looking for a job or is a change in career in your future? Come to the Galena Park Library on 8/29/17 and 9/19/17 for presentations from representatives from Workforce Solutions.

August 29th's seminar is about Interviewing. You will learn steps to help you make a great first impression, appropirately respond to questions, and effectively follow-up to improve your chances at getting an offer!

September 19th's Seminar will be about the Energy Industry. This seminar will cover what this industry includes, why it's important to Texas, how your skills transfer, and where to find "hidden" opportunities!

Sports Lover's Prize Pack Winner at Galena Park

Immanuel FloresCongratulations to Immanuel Flores who won the Sports Lover’s Price Pack at the Galena Park Library! Kudos to the Flores family for being supporters of the Galena Park Library and for encouraging Immanuel’s reading!

Summer Job Help!

 

Job FlyerDo you have kids ages between the ages of 16 and 24? Are you looking for an opportunity for them to obtain skills they will use for the rest of their professional lives (and get them out of the house)?

Workforce Solutions will be having a Job Readiness Workshop at the Galena Park Branch Library for those ages 16-24! Attendees will benefit from some resume and interview tips, as well as be informed of job opportunities in the area.

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