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.
Second Saturdays at the Julia Ideson Building
Join us for this special series that highlights not only the collections and services of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center and the facilities of the Julia Ideson Building, but also the history of Houston and its preservation.
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.