You become a Library VIP when you are a Fan or Friend of the Houston Public Library. Your membership fuels innovative opportunities to make an impact on Houston and connects you to exciting special events and exclusive activities.
Fans of the Library memberships engage caring individuals to the causes of literacy, workforce development, technological access and instruction, and so much more. Your sustaining membership contains special benefits and invitations to reserve events. The experience is yours to explore. Membership begins at $15 a month.
Friends of the Library memberships benefit the Friends Warehouse and give you access to exceptional books and resources. Beyond the Big Bargain Book Sale, a Friend has special access to the Pop Up book sales, where they have fist pick of the myriad of resources. Find your favorite author. Find a piece of history. Each sale has new material before they are sorted for other sales opportunities.
Are you looking for your next great read? You will be amazed at the selection and the bargain pricing at the Friends Book Sales. Every purchase helps support library programs and initiatives that help the community.
Donate your gently used books or even host a book drive and help fuel the process! The more books that are available the more impact they have on the community.
Thank you for thinking of us for your book donation! We accept new and gently used books at our Book Warehouse.
Hardback books in good condition
Paperback books in good condition
Antique and rare books
Vinyl Records / LPs
Cell phones of all kinds
All Apple products
Kindles and tablets
Wearable tech devices
Encyclopedias 2011 or older
Your volunteer support helps us turn initiatives and events into community successes. Choose an area interests you and then please sign our liability form before volunteering with us for the first time.
From administrative volunteering, to special events, social media content volunteering and beyond, our team welcomes your special skills to help us achieve our mission.