Houston Public Library

(832) 393-1300
500 McKinney Avenue | Houston, TX 77002

The Houston Public Library system serves the City's culturally diverse community by offering a broad program of free educational, informational and recreational activities through a central complex and neighborhood branch libraries.

The Library system is composed of a Central Library Complex, including the Houston Metropolitan Research Center and Clayton Center for Genealogical Research, and 36 branch libraries that provide a network of materials, services and special programs to Houston's diverse neighborhoods.

Houston Public Library is the community’s place for:

• Learning, fun and adventure
• Access to innovative technology
• Creative solutions to information needs
• Service excellence

The Houston Public Library consists of one Central branch and 36 branch locations throughout the city of Houston. The Central branch is located at:

Central Library
Julia Ideson Building
500 McKinney
Houston, Texas 77002

For information on any of Houston Public Library’s locations, call (832) 393-1313 or visit www.houstonlibrary.org.