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Contact: Sandra Fernandez
Manager of Public Relations
Houston Public Library
832.393.1381; cell 713.435.9448

Release Date: February 9, 2011

Houston Public Library closes for inclement weather

The Houston Public Library will close at 4:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, February 9, 2011 due to inclement weather. All Houston Public Library services and programs are cancelled for this period. Please keep posted for further information. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Customers are encouraged to check with the Houston Public Library before visiting their libraries tomorrow; visit or 832-393-1313.

About the Houston Public Library

The Houston Public Library (HPL) operates 35 neighborhood libraries, three HPL Express Libraries, a Central Library, the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, The African American Library at the Gregory School, and the Parent Resource Library located in the Children’s Museum of Houston. Serving more than 4 million customers per year, HPL is committed to excellent customer service and equitable access to information and programs by providing library customers with free use of a diverse collection of printed materials and electronic resources, Internet, laptop and computer use, and a variety of database and reference resources with live assistance online 24/7.

For further information, visit the Houston Public Library at or call 832-393-1313.