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Houston Public Library Central Library will be closed on Saturday, June 30th

The Houston Public Library (HPL) Central Library will be closed on Saturday, June 30, 2012 to repair damage from a recent plumbing leak. All programs scheduled at the Central Library on Saturday, June 30th have been cancelled and telephone reference services for HPL will be unavailable. The Central Library is expected to reopen for regular operations beginning Monday, July 2nd at 10 am. The Central Library is located at 500 McKinney, 77002, 832-393-1313.

For library service, please visit one of our nearby locations:

Freed-Montrose Neighborhood Library
4100 Montrose, 77006, 832-393-1800
M 11-7; T 10-6; W 10-6; Th 11-7; F 10-6

Flores Neighborhood Library
110 North Milby, 77003, 832-393-1780
Location Hours: T 10-6; W 10-6; Th 12-8; F 1-5; Sat. 10 – 5

Heights Neighborhood Library
1302 Heights Blvd., 77008, 832-393-1810
M 12-8; T 10-6; W 12-8; Th 10-6; F 1-5; Sa 10-5

The Houston Metropolitan Research Center, housed in the adjoining Julia Ideson Building, will open to the public for regular hours on Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm. However, the parking garage located below the Central Library will be closed. The Julia Ideson Building is located at 550 McKinney, 77002, 832-393-1662.

About the Houston Public Library
The Houston Public Library (HPL) operates 35 neighborhood libraries, three HPL Express Libraries, a Central Library, the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, The African American Library at the Gregory School, and the Parent Resource Library located in the Children’s Museum of Houston. Serving more than 4 million customers per year, HPL is committed to excellent customer service and equitable access to information and programs by providing library customers with free use of a diverse collection of printed materials and electronic resources, Internet, laptop and computer use, and a variety of database and reference resources with live assistance online 24/7.

For further information, visit the Houston Public Library at or call 832-393-1313

Sandra Fernandez
Manager of Public Relations
Houston Public Library
832.393.1381; cell 713.435.9448

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