Saturday, June 23rd Central Library will be closed for Houston Pride Festival.  Hours and services will resume Monday, June 25th. The Houston Metropolitan Research Center and the Julia Ideson Building will also be closed on Saturday, June 23rd and will reopen on Tuesday, June 26th at 10 a.m.

International Resources Test

Resources for New Americans

iSpeak Test

iSpeak is the name of the initiative that requests all City of Houston departments make documents and part of their websites available in the top 5 languages spoken in Houston. They are Spanish, Vietnamese, French, Arabic and Chinese (Urdu might replace French at some point). 

Testing differnet scripts below: 

Obtenga una tarjeta de la biblioteca gratis! (Spanish)

Obtenez gratuitement une carte de bibliothèque! (French)

الحصول على بطاقة مكتبة مجانا! (Arabic)


Nhận thẻ thư viện miễn phí! (Vietnamese)

مفت کے لئے ایک لائبریری کارڈ حاصل کریں! (Urdu)