Houston Public Library

GHCVB Member
(832) 393-1300
500 McKinney Avenue | Houston, TX 77002
Downtown

The Houston Public Library system serves the City's culturally diverse community by offering a broad program of free educational, informational and recreational activities through a central complex and neighborhood branch libraries.

The Library system is composed of a Central Library Complex, including the Houston Metropolitan Research Center and Clayton Center for Genealogical Research, and 36 branch libraries that provide a network of materials, services and special programs to Houston's diverse neighborhoods.

Houston Public Library is the community’s place for:

• Learning, fun and adventure
• Access to innovative technology
• Creative solutions to information needs
• Service excellence

The Houston Public Library consists of one Central branch and 36 branch locations throughout the city of Houston. The Central branch is located at:

Central Library
Julia Ideson Building
500 McKinney
Houston, Texas 77002

For information on any of Houston Public Library’s locations, call (832) 393-1313 or visit www.houstonlibrary.org.

  • Recurring monthly on the 3rd Thursday
    500 McKinney Avenue | Houston, TX 77002
    Every third Thursday of the month, the Houston Public Library offers "Open Mic" comedy night where local and non local comedians,...
  • Recurring monthly on the 1st
    500 McKinney | Houston, TX 77002
    Houston Public Library offers “Open Mic comedy night” where local comedians, comediennes, ventriloquists, puppeteers, and impressionist are...
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