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.
2014 John P. McGovern Summer Reading Program
Houston Public Library is Your Space to Dream!
Make your imagination a destination!
Register, read and reap the rewards.
The World Café is a public forum co-sponsored by the Houston Public Library and the United Nations Association. Its purpose is to highlight global issues and raise Houstonians’ awareness of their impact on our community as well as identify opportunities to address them locally.
Join other active seniors for the third Silver Stars Series on Thursdays in April and May 2014. These programs are free and open to the public.
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.