2017 Beyond the Page | Annual Benefit Luncheon

On April 12th, New York Times best-selling author, Rebecca Skloot  will transport us into the world of science, cells and sleuthing  at the spectacular new Marriott Marquis in Downtown Houston. Join our community of philanthropists, library advocates, and bibliophiles...
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Be a Part of the Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza

A physical focal point for literacy in Houston. Barbara Bush has dedicated her life to public service, and after leaving the White House in 1989, she focused on her passion for literacy. Mayor Turner announced that we will raise $5.5 million to create this community...
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Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza

A physical focal point for literacy

The new Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza will send a clear and transformational message that literacy is a priority in Houston, just as it is a priority for our incredible Houston Public Library. You can be a part of this message.

2017 Luncheon

Go Beyond the Page

On April 12th, The New York Times best-selling author, Rebecca Skloot  will transport us into the world of science, cells and sleuthing as she introduces Henrietta Lacks.

Leave a Lasting Legacy

Join the Julia Ideson Society

Charitable Bequests and Charitable Remainder Trusts to the Houston Public Library Foundation help us to fulfill our mission of inspiring lifelong learning, advancing knowledge, and strengthening our communities.