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DATE: August 6, 2013 4:17:51 PM CDT

City of Houston Cooling Center Locations

City of Houston - Office of Emergency Management

The City of Houston has activated the Heat Emergency Plan due to excessive heat expected to impact Houston.  The City as also opened the following locations as cooling centers to provide a place for residents to escape the effects of the heat

They include all City of Houston public libraries and many Multi-Service Centers. The public is also welcome to visit any City facility which is open to the public during their normal business hours to cool off in the air conditioning 

To arrange for transportation to/from City of Houston Cooling Centers, please call 311 (713-837-0311).


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List of Cooling Centers with Hours of Operation


Houston Public Libraries

Name Phone Type Street Location Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Acres Home Neighborhood Library (832) 393-1700 Library 8501 West Montgomery Closed 11am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 11am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Bracewell Neighborhood Library (832) 393-2580 Library 9002 Kingspoint Dr Closed Closed 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Carnegie Neighborhood Library (832) 393-1720 Library 1050 Quitman Closed 9am-8:30pm 9am-8:30pm 9am-8:30pm 9am-8:30pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Central Library (832) 393-1313 Library 500 McKinney Closed 10am-8pm 10am-8pm 10am-8pm 10am-8pm 10am-5pm 10am-5pm
Clayton Library for Genealogical Research (832) 393-2600 Library 5300 Caroline Closed Closed 10am-6pm 10am-8pm 10am-6pm 10am-5pm 10am-5pm
Collier Regional Library (832) 393-1740 Library 6200 Pinemont Closed 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Dixon Neighborhood Library (832) 393-1760 Library 8002 Hirsch Closed Closed 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Flores Neighborhood Library (832) 393-1780 Library 110 North Milby Closed Closed 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Freed-Montrose Neighborhood Library (832) 393-1800 Library 4100 Montrose Closed Closed 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Heights Neighborhood Library (832) 393-1810 Library 1302 Heights Blvd Closed 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Henington-Alief Regional Library (832) 393-1820 Library 7979 South Kirkwood Closed 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Houston Public Library Express -  Southwest (832) 393-2660 Library 6400 High Star Closed 11am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 11am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Houston Public Library Express - Discovery Green (832) 393-1375 Library 1500 McKinney, R2 1pm-5pm Closed Closed Closed Closed 12pm-5pm 12pm-5pm
Johnson Neighborhood Library (832) 393-2550 Library 3517 Reed Rd Closed Closed 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Jungman Neighborhood Library (832) 393-1860 Library 5830 Westheimer Rd Closed Closed 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Kendall Neighborhood Library (832) 393-1880 Library 609 N. Eldridge Closed 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Lakewood Neighborhood Library (832) 393-2530 Library 8815 Feland Street Closed 11am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 11am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Looscan Neighborhood Library (832) 393-1900 Library 2510 Willowick Closed 11am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 11am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Mancuso Neighborhood Library (832) 393-1920 Library 6767 Bellfort Closed 11am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 11am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
McCrane-Kashmere Gardens Neighborhood Library (832) 393-2450 Library 5411 Pardee St Closed Closed 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
McGovern-Stella Link Neighborhood Library (832) 393-2630 Library 7405 Stella Link Closed 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Melcher Neighborhood Library (832) 393-2480 Library 7200 Keller Closed Closed 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Meyer Neighborhood Library (832) 393-1840 Library 5005 West Bellfort Closed Closed 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Moody Neighborhood Library (832) 393-1950 Library 9525 Irvington Closed 11am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 11am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Morris Frank Library (Brays Oaks Towers Bldg.) (832) 393-2410 Library 10103 Fondren Closed 11am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 11am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Oak Forest Neighborhood Library (832) 393-1960 Library 1349 West 43rd Street Closed Closed 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Park Place Regional Library (832) 393-1970 Library 8145 Park Place Blvd Closed 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Pleasantville Neighborhood Library (832) 393-2330 Library 1520 Gellhorn Closed 11am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 11am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Ring Neighborhood Library (832) 393-2000 Library 8835 Long Point Closed 11am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 11am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Robinson-Westchase Neighborhood Library (832) 393-2011 Library 3223 Wilcrest Closed 11am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 11am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Scenic Woods Regional Library (832) 393-2030 Library 10677 Homestead Closed 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Smith Neighborhood Library (832) 393-2050 Library 3624 Scott St Closed 11am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 11am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Stimley-Blue Ridge Neighborhood Library (832) 393-2370 Library 7007 West Fuqua Closed 11am-6pm 12pm-8pm 10am-6pm 11am-6pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
The African American Library at the Gregory School (832) 393-1440 Library 1300 Victor Street Closed 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 10am-6pm Closed 10am-5pm
Tuttle Neighborhood Library (832) 393-2100 Library 702 Kress Closed Closed 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Vinson Neighborhood Library (832) 393-2120 Library 3810 W. Fuqua Closed Closed 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Walter Neighborhood Library (832) 393-2500 Library 7660 Clarewood Closed Closed 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm
Young Neighborhood Library (832) 393-2140 Library 5260 Griggs Road Closed Closed 10am-6pm 10am-6pm 12pm-8pm 1pm-5pm 10am-5pm

Multi-Service Centers

Name Phone Type Street Location Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Acres Home Multi-Service Center (713) 694-9274 Multi-Service Center 6719 W Montgomery Closed 8am-5pm 8am-5pm 8am-5pm 8am-5pm 8am-5pm Closed
Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center (713) 670-2143 Multi-Service Center 6402 Market Closed 8am-5pm 8am-5pm 8am-5pm 8am-5pm 8am-5pm Closed
Hiram Clark Multi-Service Center (832) 393-4200 Multi-Service Center 3810 Fuqua St Closed 8am-5pm 8am-5pm 8am-5pm 8am-5pm 8am-5pm Closed
Northeast Multi-Service Center (713) 491-5500 Multi-Service Center 9720 Spaulding St Closed 8am-5pm 8am-5pm 8am-5pm 8am-5pm 8am-5pm Closed
Sunnyside Multi-Service Center (713) 732-5030 Multi-Service Center 3502 Bellfort Closed 8am-5pm 8am-5pm 8am-5pm 8am-5pm 8am-5pm Closed
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