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Recent news and updates released by Harris County Public Library about how we are working to provide access to information on the pathway to knowledge throughout Harris County.

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HCPL celebrates African American History Month with special performances 

Citizenship Classes at HCPL

Clear Lake City Freeman Library 3D prints a young patron a new hand.

Curbside Larry on CBS This Morning

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HCPL is #6 highest-circulating digital library in the U.S and #8 worldwide

HOUSTON – January 13, 2022 – Harris County Public Library (HCPL) announced today that it reached a record-breaki

Growing Readers is a new comprehensive program that nurtures lifelong readers from birth. 

HOUSTON, TX – Harris County Public Library (HCPL) is spearheading a co