Central Library, Jesse H. Jones Building

HPL Central Library

500 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002
Fully Accessible

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Hours2nd floor closed 6/15 - 6/22
  • M 9-8
  • T 9-8
  • W 9-8
  • Th 9-8
  • F 10-5
  • Sa 10-5
  • Su Closed

Entrance to underground parking garage is on Lamar side. **Currently, cash is required for parking.** Parking is $2.00/hour; $16 maximum/day. Street parking is free after 6 PM and on Sundays.

Meeting Rooms
Please call 832-393-2027 to find out about meeting room capacity and availability.

Bus Routes
Nearby routes: 40, METRO Red Line (4 blocks east at Main), METRO Green and Purple Lines (2 blocks north at Rusk). For exact route information, please visit ridemetro.org and use the "Plan Your Trip" feature.

The 2nd floor is closed to the public through Friday, March 22.  This location also closed Saturday, June 23 for the Houston Pride Festival.  Hours and services will resume Monday, June 25.

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