More #ColorOurCollections

The Houston Area Digital Archives now presents seven volumes of coloring books! The six new volumes feature coloring pages made from digital archival images across a variety of collections. From circus posters to sheet music and architectural drawings—there is something for everyone. You can even go inside the Shamrock Hotel!

We hope you have fun coloring our collections and interacting with Houston history in this new and exciting way! Please click on the links below to access the new coloring books.

Color the Big Top: Houston Area Digital Archives Coloring Book, volume 2

Silver Century: Houston Area Digital Archives Coloring Book, volume 3

Colorful Revue: Houston Area Digital Archives Coloring Book, volume 4

Remarkable Women: Houston Area Digital Archives Coloring Book, volume 5

Concepts and Perspectives: Houston Area Digital Archives Coloring Book, volume 6

Inside the Shamrock Hotel: Houston Area Digital Archives Coloring Book, volume 7

Coloring page

The coloring page above is from the Silver Century coloring book and was colored by HPL's Chief of Central Library, Paty Bustamante.

Please share any pages from the Houston Area Digital Archives coloring books that you've completed on the Houston Public Library Facebook page, or post it to your Instagram with the hashtag #houstonlibrary. We would love to see them!

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