The Houston Public Library is a place to learn and have fun. You can do both by taking part in the thousands of events and programs that we provide throughout the year. Browse this section of the HPL website and plan your week of activities with friends and family.
Oral History: A Shared Authority
Dr. Michael H. Frisch will present the concept of shared historical authority where traditional institutions are increasingly inviting the general public to share their historical viewpoints and experiences.
This groundbreaking public education and civic engagement initiative features monthly screening of films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens.
Houston Public Library is a place to learn and to have a lot of fun. You can do both by taking part in the series of fun activities during your lunch hour. Every Wednesday, enjoy one of the latest movies at HPL's Central Library.
Getting to Know Your Gadgets
Smartphones, tablets, ebooks, cameras...So much technology! Join us in these classes and workshops to understand how to use and enjoy the latest gadgets.