La Porte Branch Library
Holidays and Closures
ThanksgivingWednesday, November 22, 2023Closes early: 5:00pm
ThanksgivingThursday, November 23, 2023 - Sunday, November 26, 2023Closed All Day
ChristmasFriday, December 22, 2023Closes early: 5:00pm
ChristmasSaturday, December 23, 2023 - Tuesday, December 26, 2023Closed All Day
New YearsFriday, December 29, 2023Closes early: 5:00pm
New YearsSaturday, December 30, 2023 - Monday, January 1, 2024Closed All Day
In June 1921, the La Porte Branch of Harris County Public Library started with 110 books placed at La Porte High School. On February 8, 1929, the La Porte Branch of Harris County Public Library on West A Street was completed. It served the public until 1982. The building has been restored and moved to the Sylvan Beach Depot Museum and Library.
The Edith Wilson Public Library of Harris County Public Library on San Jacinto Street was dedicated on October 2, 1982. It stayed in operation until the current facility, La Porte Community Library on South Broadway, was dedicated on September 20, 2001. The City of La Porte owns and maintains the library building, while Harris County Public Library provides staff, computers, and the collection.