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The Central Library and the Julia Ideson Building will be closed on September 22, 2022 for a city event. Find your nearest location.

Volunteer & Donate

Have an Idea?

Present a program or idea that you want to offer at our library. Start with the application today! Programs are planned and booked at least 6 months in advance; please refer to program application deadlines.

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Monetary Offerings 
It’s easy and secure to donate to The Houston Public Library Foundation via the web or by mail at:
          Houston Public Library Foundation
          500 McKinney St.
          Houston, TX 77002

Book Donations 
New and gently used books are accepted at the HPL Foundation and at any of our Neighborhood Library locations.