Central Library, Jesse H. Jones Building

Central Library

500 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002
Fully Accessible

Phone Number

  • M 10-8
  • T 10-8
  • W 10-8
  • Th 10-8
  • F 10-5
  • Sa 10-5
  • Su 1-5

Entrance to underground parking garage is on Lamar side. Parking is $2.00/hour; $16 maximum/day. Street parking is free after 6 PM and on Sundays.

Meeting Rooms
Please call 832-393-2027 to find out about meeting room capacity and availability.

Bus Routes
Nearby routes: 40, METRO Red Line (4 blocks east at Main), METRO Green and Purple Lines (2 blocks north at Rusk). For exact route information, please visit ridemetro.org and use the "Plan Your Trip" feature. (Updated August 2015)

Thanksgiving Holiday

All HPL locations will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in observance of Thanksgiving.

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