Events at HPL

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The John P. McGovern Summer Reading Program

June 1st - August 1st
Registration now open!

Summer Reading for Grown-Ups

June 1st - August 1st, 2019
Registration now open!

The Living Room @ HPL

Stimley-Blue Ridge Neighborhood Library
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 | 6 PM - 7:45 PM

Join us for our first ever three-part summer Living Room event for all ages and backgrounds

Mancuso Neighborhood Library
Wednesday, June 19 | 2 PM - 5 PM

Join us to celebrate Juneteenth with the Mancuso Neighborhood Library.  This event will include guest speakers, entertainment and refreshments.

LiftOff Houston Winners Panel
Thursday, June 20, 2019


Jungman Neighborhood Library 
Saturday, June 29, 2019 | 1: 30 PM

Refugee Voices of Houston.  Get to know your neighbors and learn about the contemporary immigrant and refugee experience in Houston. Cultural performances and ethnic food, kids' activities, and much more.


Spilled Ink Teen Writing Contest
July 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Channel your imagination into an original short story or poem for a chance to win amazing prizes! Subjects for your short story or poem are limited only by your imagination. Entries will be judged on originality, use of language and technical skill. You can submit to both categories – short story and poetry. All entries must adhere to contest rules and deadlines.

Get Graphic! Comic Book Contest
Deadline for submission: August 31, 2019

Are you an artist? Are you into creating comic style short stories?  Here’s your chance to show-off your great talent!