Your Ship Has Come In...

1914 Picture of Battleship TEXAS Courtesy of Battleship TEXAS Archives

Come see the Battleship TEXAS during the Hard Hat Tour on Saturday, October 17. This tour is sponsored by Texas Parks & Wildlife and will show areas of the ship not normally seen by the public, such as the Ammo Handling Room, Aft Steering, Drying Room, Boiler room, Main Radio Room, and Plotting Room. 


carDo you need some help with car repairs? The Library can help you with that. You have access either from home or in the Library to the Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals using your library card number and your four digit PIN code. These manuals give current automotive repair data including diagrams. Just go to our website and click on Databases and Automotive.

Looking For a Job?

Display of Career Books at La Porte LibraryThe La Porte Library has information to help you with your job search. Books about writing a resume or going for a job interview are available in our Career section, located on Row 9B. Here are a couple of sample titles that you can check out:  Knock '


magazine displayDid you know that the La Porte Community Library can save you a bundle of money on magazine subscriptions? We have a large selection of magazines which you can check out. Then just return them and you get to skip the step of having to store them, throw them away or recycle them. What a deal!

Ready for the Costume Contest?

Couple Strolling in 1920s CostumeAre you planning to dress in costume for the upcoming Festival?  The Fall Back Festival is Saturday, October 10, from 2 to 11 pm.  During this Festival, Main Street in La Porte takes on the appearance of the Roaring Twenties. The event will include musical entertainment, games for the children, a special area for the teen crowd, and a 1920s costume contest.  To get ideas for a costume, check out this library book: