Valentine’s Day Quilt Raffle

Despite the pandemic, the Friends of the Library will be hosting their annual Valentine’s Day Quilt Raffle to support our upcoming 2021 Summer Reading Program. The raffle will take place at the library on Saturday, February 14th at 7 pm with results posted online immediately afterwards. Tickets for this year’s beautiful baby quilt, which was created and donated by Friend of the Library, Janelle Kelleher, are $2 each. It measures 49 inches x 55.5 inches. Additional support for this project comes from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

Let us know if you are interested in buying raffle tickets by calling 896-7323, emailing hpublib@gmail.com, sending us a private Facebook message, or stopping by the library during our hours of operation . Ticket sales can be done in a contact-free manner to keep us all safe and healthy

CLOSED for MLK Day

The Houston Public Library will be CLOSED on Monday, January 18th in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Day. Have a safe and happy holiday, everyone. We resume our regular hours of operation on Tuesday and hope to see you then. Questions? Give us a call at 896-READ!

CLOSED for the Holidays

The Houston Public Library will be CLOSED on the following days during the winter holiday season: Thursday, December 24th through Sunday, December 27th and Thursday, December 31st through Friday, January 1st. We will resume normal hours of operation on Saturday, January 2, 2021!

CLOSED for Thanksgiving

The Houston Public Library will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 26th in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Please have a safe, masked, and very socially distanced holiday, given the current state of the pandemic in our country, our state, and our county.

Valentine’s Day Quilt Raffle

Despite the pandemic, the Friends of the Library will be hosting their 5th Annual Valentine’s Day Quilt Raffle to support our upcoming 2021 Summer Reading Program. The raffle will take place on Sunday, February 14th at 7 pm; you need not be present to win. Tickets are $2 each and are on sale at the library during our regular hours of operation. This year’s quilt measures 49 inches x 55.5 inches — perfect for a baby! Thanks to Thrivent Financial for Lutherans for providing a mini-grant to get this project started. Thanks also to Janelle Kelleher for creating this year’s quilt once again.

Halloween Story Stroll

Our latest Story Stroll, featuring a Halloween theme, is up in front of Valley View Healthcare & Rehab. Make sure to walk over and read “One Witch” by Laura Leuck as part of your holiday weekend fun.

Story Stroll: “Mary Wears What She Wants”

You still have a few days to get out and enjoy the library’s current Story Stroll down along the sidewalk in front of Valley View Healthcare & Rehab, featuring the book “Mary Wears What She Wants” by Keith Negley. On Thursday, October 29th, we’ll be changing over to a Halloween-themed book entitled “One Witch” by Laura Leuck. Questions? Give us a call at 896-READ!

Fall Book Sale

Weather permitting, on Saturday, September 19th from 8 am to noon, the Friends of the Library will be hosting their annual fall book sale on the sidewalks to the north and west of the library. As usual, it will be a Take-What-You-Want, Pay-What-You-Want event, with all proceeds going to support our 2021 Summer Reading Program. Questions? Give us a call at 896-READ!