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In observance of the holiday, all library locations will be closed on Saturday, January 13, 2024, through Monday, Januar...
01/09/2024

In observance of the holiday, all library locations will be closed on Saturday, January 13, 2024, through Monday, January 15, 2024. We will resume standard business operations on Tuesday, January 16, 2024.

Love listening to music as you read? Our   piano performances at Central Library in downtown Houston are for you! Join u...
01/08/2024

Love listening to music as you read? Our piano performances at Central Library in downtown Houston are for you! Join us on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays as Alex Navarro Music, and James Palmer, Pianist, play beautiful melodies while you browse our collections. For a complete schedule of upcoming performances, https://ow.ly/VeNb50PTZkM

NALEO Educational Fund and Houston Public Library invite you to attend an informational session on becoming a U.S. citiz...
01/06/2024

NALEO Educational Fund and Houston Public Library invite you to attend an informational session on becoming a U.S. citizen. This session will provide information regarding eligibility, documentation and requirements, and the naturalization process. Join us to learn about the steps of citizenship today! This event is free and open to the public; registration is encouraged but not required. For more information and upcoming dates, visit https://ow.ly/lPhj50QooLI

Robinson-Westchase Neighborhood Library
Monday, January 8, 2024
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Alief-David M. Henington Regional Library
Thursday, January 11, 2024
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The Friends of HPL are hosting their monthly book sales for 2024. The first date is January 6th. The book sale will be a...
01/05/2024

The Friends of HPL are hosting their monthly book sales for 2024. The first date is January 6th. The book sale will be at the Friends of HPL Warehouse, located at 6510 W. Little York Rd., Houston TX 77004. The book sale starts at 10 am and ends at 2 pm. They are open to the public. All adult hardback books are $3 each, all adult paperback books are $2 each, and all children’s books are $1 each.

Dragons & Dancing! Join us for a magical celebration of all things dragon with stories, games, dancing, and crafts.    K...
01/05/2024

Dragons & Dancing! Join us for a magical celebration of all things dragon with stories, games, dancing, and crafts.


Kendall Neighborhood Library
Saturday, January 6, 2024
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Seize the opportunity to participate in free fitness and meditation classes at the library, where you can meet new frien...
01/05/2024

Seize the opportunity to participate in free fitness and meditation classes at the library, where you can meet new friends while promoting health, wellness, and fun!

Looscan Neighborhood Library
Saturday, January 6, 2024
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The New Year symbolizes renewal and rebirth, with people reflecting on what happened in the past and implementing change...
01/05/2024

The New Year symbolizes renewal and rebirth, with people reflecting on what happened in the past and implementing changes to improve their future. Perhaps no short story embodies this desire to forge a new path and say goodbye to old habits than O. Henry’s classic short story “A Retrieved Reformation.” To register, visit https://calendar.houstonlibrary.org/event/11576318

Saturday, January 6, 2024
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
This is an online event. The event URL will be sent via registration email

Strategy, role-playing, and twenty-sided dice – join us and pick your vice! Participants will engage in long-form RPG ga...
01/04/2024

Strategy, role-playing, and twenty-sided dice – join us and pick your vice! Participants will engage in long-form RPG gaming, building character, cooperation and leadership skills in the process.

Alief-David M. Henington Regional Library
Friday, January 5, 2024
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Engage the whole family with face-to-face fun at your library! Join us for stories, games, toys and crafts and, best of ...
01/04/2024

Engage the whole family with face-to-face fun at your library! Join us for stories, games, toys and crafts and, best of all, quality time with your family.

Park Place Regional Library
Friday, January 5, 2024
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

We're building an intergenerational passion for science, technology, engineering and math! Join us as we explore new tec...
01/03/2024

We're building an intergenerational passion for science, technology, engineering and math! Join us as we explore new technology, experiment with science, and enjoy our time spent learning together. For more information, visit https://ow.ly/NIes50QlXoh STEM

Explore the world around you through different Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math experiments and activities.Ple...
01/03/2024

Explore the world around you through different Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math experiments and activities.

Pleasantville Neighborhood Library
Wednesday, January 3, 2024
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join the Heights Mystery Book Club on the 1st Wednesday of each month for a lively book discussion. This month's selecti...
01/02/2024

Join the Heights Mystery Book Club on the 1st Wednesday of each month for a lively book discussion. This month's selection will be "The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax" by Dorothy Gilman. For more information, visit https://ow.ly/hJWX50QlXjR

Join Aris Kian Brown, Houston’s Poet Laureate, this Saturday for a creative writing workshop that explores your relation...
01/02/2024

Join Aris Kian Brown, Houston’s Poet Laureate, this Saturday for a creative writing workshop that explores your relationship to Houston and what you want the city to look like in the future through imagery and sound, using a poem by a Houston poet as a model. You will then write your own poems and share them together. For more information, visit https://ow.ly/q6jo50PS9tI

Need assistance applying for a job or completing a resume? Join us at our Open Lab for Job Help. Staff will be available...
01/01/2024

Need assistance applying for a job or completing a resume? Join us at our Open Lab for Job Help. Staff will be available to answer your questions and provide one-on-one assistance. For more information, visit https://ow.ly/sRCb50QlXxJ

It's that time of year again - New Year Resolutions! And if you plan to read and learn more this year, don't let the fea...
01/01/2024

It's that time of year again - New Year Resolutions! And if you plan to read and learn more this year, don't let the fear of failing get you down. HHRC has you covered! You can learn something new simply by browsing the digital archives from the palm of your hand. Visit the digital archives online at Houston Public Library Digital Archives | Houston Public Library Digital Archives.

The Ukulele Discovery Kits are a part of the Library of Things collection. For more information, visit https://ow.ly/Ss0...
12/29/2023

The Ukulele Discovery Kits are a part of the Library of Things collection. For more information, visit https://ow.ly/Ss0N50QmCcA

Take a look at our most checked-out books for teens in 2023!   😍
12/29/2023

Take a look at our most checked-out books for teens in 2023! 😍

Take a look at our most checked-out books for kids in 2023!   😍
12/28/2023

Take a look at our most checked-out books for kids in 2023! 😍

Join us for a one hour Workshop and learn the art of digital embroidery design for Brother multi-spool embroidery machin...
12/28/2023

Join us for a one hour Workshop and learn the art of digital embroidery design for Brother multi-spool embroidery machines. During this Workshop, members will learn the programming skills necessary to create a unique design. For more information, visit https://ow.ly/qm3J50QiXih

TECHLink Scenic Woods
Friday, December 29, 2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

In observance of the holiday, all library locations will be closed on Saturday, December 30, 2023, through Monday, Janua...
12/27/2023

In observance of the holiday, all library locations will be closed on Saturday, December 30, 2023, through Monday, January 1, 2024. We will resume standard business operations on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.

Join us for a one hour Workshop and learn to use the Cricut Maker!  This die-cutting and pen-plotting machine is great f...
12/27/2023

Join us for a one hour Workshop and learn to use the Cricut Maker! This die-cutting and pen-plotting machine is great for crafts, gifts, and art projects. Learn to cut vinyl, cardstock, cloth, felt, and more with this an all-in-one D.I.Y. maker machine! For more information, visit https://ow.ly/auoM50QiX9r

TECHLink Dixon
Thursday, December 28, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Observed annually on renowned author Isaac Asimov's birthday, National Science Fiction Day commemorates literature that ...
12/27/2023

Observed annually on renowned author Isaac Asimov's birthday, National Science Fiction Day commemorates literature that explores the future and pushes the boundaries of possibility! For more information, visit https://ow.ly/1qbx50Q85Ss

Take a look at our most checked-out books for adults in 2023!   😍
12/26/2023

Take a look at our most checked-out books for adults in 2023! 😍

Join us for this one-hour workshop on operating and designing projects for the Dremel LC40 laser engraver and cutter.Thi...
12/26/2023

Join us for this one-hour workshop on operating and designing projects for the Dremel LC40 laser engraver and cutter.
This workshop will review the materials, images, and file types necessary to create beautifully engraved and cut laser designs. For more information, visit https://calendar.houstonlibrary.org/event/11563725

TECHLink Scenic Woods
Wednesday, December 27, 2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to learn an instrument or record your own music? Join us for an orientation covering the Music Stud...
12/26/2023

Have you ever wanted to learn an instrument or record your own music? Join us for an orientation covering the Music Studio equipment and policies so you can begin reserving and using the space. For more information, visit https://ow.ly/KLWo50QiWRI

TECHLink Alief
Wednesday, December 27, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Wishing our followers a Merry Christmas from the Houston Public Library! From decorations to carols to candy canes, we h...
12/25/2023

Wishing our followers a Merry Christmas from the Houston Public Library! From decorations to carols to candy canes, we hope you're enjoying the holiday season in festive style. Here's to spending time with family and friends, giving back to your community, and embracing the spirit of the season with joy and love!

Love the thrill of competition? Enjoy your favorite classic board games, card games, party games and more at the library...
12/22/2023

Love the thrill of competition? Enjoy your favorite classic board games, card games, party games and more at the library! For more information and upcoming dates, visit https://ow.ly/Bvg550QixYP

Moody Neighborhood Library
Tuesday, December 26, 2023
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Have an interest in being a Refinery Operator? What about being a Surgical Technologist? Auto Technician or Phlebotomist...
12/22/2023

Have an interest in being a Refinery Operator? What about being a Surgical Technologist? Auto Technician or Phlebotomist? Join us for a hands-on workshop with all these Skilled Trades and more! For more information, visit https://ow.ly/BHp850Qjco1

Interested in learning how to play chess? In partnership with the Parks and Recreation Department, Houston Public Librar...
12/22/2023

Interested in learning how to play chess? In partnership with the Parks and Recreation Department, Houston Public Library offers chess classes at some library locations. For more information and upcoming dates, visit https://ow.ly/HaGy50QixQ9

Mancuso Neighborhood Library
Tuesday, December 26, 2023
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

In observance of the holiday, all library locations will be closed on Friday, December 22, 2023, through Monday, Decembe...
12/21/2023

In observance of the holiday, all library locations will be closed on Friday, December 22, 2023, through Monday, December 25, 2023. We will resume standard business operations on Tuesday, December 26, 2023.

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