Harris County Homeowner Disaster Recovery Program

The Harris County Homeowner Disaster Recovery Program (HDRP) is a voluntary program to assist homeowners who reside in Harris County but outside the City of Houston, whose homes were affected by Hurricane Ike by providing financial assistance to repair damage and when necessary reconstruct home.

Eligibility Requirements

Carved Pumpkin Contest

Families are invited to enter their carved Halloween pumpkins in a contest at the Library on Monday, October 26.
Drop off your carved pumpkins between 10 and 11 am to be judged by customers during the day. Winners will be announced at 5:30 pm, during a social between 5 and 7 pm. Pumpkin refreshments and ice cream will be served. The first place winner will receive a gift card to a book store.

Book Club Selection for November 4

The Liar's ClubTitle to be discussed: The Liar's Club, by Mary Karr.  Date of meeting:  Wednesday, November 4, at Senior Services.  Summary: "Poet Karr's NBCC nominated memoir of her East Texas childhood is a blackly comic tale of a family prone to alcoholism, violence and insanity."  December selection:  The Private Lives of the I

Hispanic Heritage Trivia Contest Ends on October 6th!

The Hispanic Heritage Trivia Contest ends on October 6th!  Don't miss your opportunity to take part in the contest and win a chance at a gift certificate to a local restaurant.  Come to the West University Library today, and fill out your ballot. 

Historic Photos of West University on Display

Come check out reproductions of historic photograhs of West University at the library!  Thanks to a very generous donation from the West University Place Historical Society, we were able to order prints of some of the photos that the Historical Society collected over the years and display them, courtesy of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center.  The entire collection is located in the Texas Room of the Houston Public Library, and is available for research.   

This donation is in honor of Keddy Outlaw, former Branch Librarian of West University, in recognition of her support and assistance to the West University Place Historical Society.