Become a Member of Friends of HPL

The annual proceeds of our Friends of HPL program benefit the Houston Public Library.  100% of the library’s programs are funded through philanthropy. Friends of HPL is part of the Houston Library Foundation, and together we provide funding for incredible programs that benefit children, adults and seniors all across Houston.


Memberships are not tax-deductible donations as they receive benefits. Non-membership donations, are tax-deductible donations to the extent permitted by law. Memberships and donations benefit the Friends of HPL, a program of the Houston Public Library Foundation a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.