La Porte Branch Library

Closed until 10:00am tomorrow

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

Upcoming Events

Holidays and Closures

  • Thanksgiving
    Wednesday, November 22, 2023
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Thanksgiving
    Thursday, November 23, 2023 - Sunday, November 26, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas
    Friday, December 22, 2023
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Christmas
    Saturday, December 23, 2023 - Tuesday, December 26, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • New Years
    Friday, December 29, 2023
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • New Years
    Saturday, December 30, 2023 - Monday, January 1, 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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