Harris County Public Library (HCPL) is a public library system serving Harris County, Texas, United States.
Since its inception in 1921, HCPL has grown from a system of small book stations in homes, stores and post offices to 26 branch libraries serving a population of over 1.3 million users in unincorporated areas countywide. HCPL has a collection of over 2.5 million items and circulated over 9.7 million items in fiscal year 2014. Edward Melton is the director of the library system.
HCPL operates branches in several cities which do not have library systems of their own and in unincorporated parts of Harris County. Three branches are located within the city limits of Houston, in sections that have been annexed since the branches opened. Most of Houston itself is served by the Houston Public Library.
The county library system is headquartered on the property of 5749 South Loop East. It is in a 83,385-square-foot (7,746.7 m2) one story building.
It was formerly headquartered at 8080 El Rio Street. At a later time it was headquartered at 9220 Kirby Drive, within the Corporate Centre Kirby in Houston.
Starting at the Harris County Public Library located at 5749 S Loop E Fwy, Houston, TX 77033, USA head east you’ll reach Katy Library located at 5414 Franz Rd, Katy, TX 77493, USA
If you leave Katy Library and head south towards Maud Smith Mark’s Library located at 1815 Westgreen Blvd, Katy, TX 77450, USA
Then when you leave Maud Smith Mark’s Library and head west towards Books-A-Million located at 5000 Katy Mills Cir #221, Katy, TX 77494, USA
After leaving Books-A-Million and head north towards SW AC Repair located at 9612 Westpark Dr, Houston, TX 77063, USA.
You can also visit The City of Katy Dog Park.