All HCPL branches will close at 5 PM on Thursday, April 17 and will be CLOSED Friday, April 18 in observance of Good Friday. We will reopen on Saturday, April 19 for regular hours. Lone Star College - Cy-Fair Library & Lone Star College - Tomball will be open regular hours on Thursday and will be closed Friday, April 18-Sunday, April 20.
Katy Library is located on Franz Road and Heights Drive. From I-10W take the exit 741 for Katy (Highway 90). Turn right onto Katyland Road. Turn left onto Franz Road. The library is on the right. (Key Map #444U)
Submitted by Angel Hill on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 10:01pm
This Saturday at 1:00pm, meet Judith Hall Simon at a discussion group talking about growing up with an alcoholic parent, caring for them as they age, and overcoming nursing home abuse. Her latest book "Before the Door Closes" gives her story and is available to request in the library catalog.
Submitted by Angel Hill on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 4:54pm
Join us this Saturday at 1:30pm for a workshop called How Money Works. A financial expert from Primerica will be here to help you with the basics of organizing your money and getting your spending under control.
The Katy Library was built in 1940, and is one of the oldest library buildings in Harris County. The Katy joined the Harris County library system in 1921. The library was originally started by the Katy Garden Club and housed in private homes, as well as a grocery and furniture store. It later shared space with the Katy Fire Department. When first opened the library only offered 12 hours of service per week. Today, it is open 40 hours a week. The Friends of the Katy Library were organized in 1973 and still play an active role in the library today.
Construction began in 2002 on the new Katy branch. The grand opening was on Sunday, April 27, 2003. The library reopened for regular business on Monday, April 28, 2003.
Information for Persons with Disabilities: Harris County Public Library will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who are interested in attending library programs. To make a request for yourself or someone you know, please notify the Branch Librarian two working days in advance of the program.