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Hillendahl Neighborhood Library Reopens its Doors

The Houston Public Library Hillendahl Neighborhood Library will reopen its doors on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 10AM. This library was closed on June 2, 2012 for minor renovations. Hillendahl Neighborhood Library is located at 2436 Gessner Road, 77080, 832-393-1940. Library hours are: Tue 10-6, Wed 10-6, Thu 12-8, Fri 1-5, Sat 10-5.

The minor renovations at the library included:

All existing furniture was refinished.
All existing furniture was reupholstered with high quality, stain resistant fabric.
All existing tackable panels used for display were replaced.
One computer desk was modified to provide easier access to computers.
Circulation desk counter top was removed and re-laminated.
Reference desk Counter was removed and re-laminated.

The Arnold L. Hillendahl Neighborhood Library in the Spring Branch community opened November 17, 1971. The Hillendahl family was an integral part of that area from its beginning as a farming community in the 1830s. The architectural firm of Pitts, Phelps and White designed the contemporary facility with a Spanish influence.

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.


Blanca Quezada
Sr. Communications Specialist
Houston Public Library
832.393.1382; cell 713.435.9596

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