La Porte Branch Library

Hours & Information

Open today until 8:00pm

11:00AM - 8:00PM

10:00AM - 6:00PM

10:00AM - 8:00PM

10:00AM - 6:00PM

1:00PM - 6:00PM

10:00AM - 5:00PM


600 South Broadway Street
La Porte, TX 77571
Branch Manager: Rhiannon Perry

Holidays and Closures

  • Juneteenth
    Tuesday, June 18, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Juneteenth
    Wednesday, June 19, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Independence Day
    Wednesday, July 3, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Independence Day
    Thursday, July 4, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Labor Day
    Friday, August 30, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Labor Day
    Saturday, August 31, 2024 - Monday, September 2, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving
    Wednesday, November 27, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Thanksgiving
    Thursday, November 28, 2024 - Sunday, December 1, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas
    Monday, December 23, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Christmas
    Tuesday, December 24, 2024 - Wednesday, December 25, 2024
    Closed All Day

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About La Porte Branch Library

    • Citizenship Classes
    • Computer & Technology Classes
    • English Learning (ESL) Classes
    • Proctoring for Distance Learning Exams



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.

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HCPL Receives the Nation’s Highest Library Honor

May 21, 2024
The Institute of Museum & Library Services announced HCPL as one of 10 recipients of the 2024 National Medal for Museum & Library Service

Instituciones locales reciben el máximo honor del país

May 21, 2024
El Museo de los Niños y la Biblioteca Pública del Condado de Harris reciben la Medalla Nacional por Servicios de Museos y Bibliotecas
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