JOIN US FOR OUR 2016 KIDS' BOOK FEST WHERE WE HAVE OVER 30,000 BOOKS TO CHOOSE FROM. ALL BOOKS, CDS, DVDS AND AUDIOBOOKS ARE $3 OR LESS!
Categories will include:
- $10 Goodie Boxes of 50+ books
- Skinny Easy Readers
- Skinny Comics
- Skinny Chapter Books
- Board Books
- Classics & Literature
- Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga
- Easy Readers
- Hobbies & How To
- Kids Holidays & Seasonal
- Kids Fiction
- K-12 Spanish Books
- Kids Nonfiction
- Large Print
- Mysteries & Thrillers
- Nature & Science
- Parenting & Family
- Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction
SUNDAY'S SPECIAL GUESTS & ACTIVITIES
Balloon Artist & Face Painter | 1 PM - 3 PM
We will feature balloon and face painting artist, Amy Aderhold who will be sharing her creative crafting with us on Saturday & Sunday.
Storybook Costume Contest | All Day Saturday and Sunday
Dress up, show up, and storytell through your costume! We will be giving $50 Friends of HPL Book Sale Gift Cards for 4 winners throughout the weekend! All ages welcome.
Winners will be chosen by the Friends of HPL Board and will be announced on September 23rd, 2016.
How to Enter: (1) Come to Kids' Book Fest on Saturday or Sunday (or both!) (2) Take a photo in front of our costume contest and (3) fill out an entry form.
Book Art & Creations by Domestic Papers
Domestic Papers mixes Lee Steiner's lifelong love of books, papers, and anything vintage into a unique and fun 'mash-up' of handmade books that she is thrilled to share with you! Lee will have an array of book art and journals available for purchase both Saturday and Sunday.
See her creations at: etsy.com/shop/domesticpapers
Minecraft on the HPL Mobile Express | All Day Saturday & Sunday
Did you know your book sale shopping dollars and memberships helped us purchase TWO Mobile Expresses for our HPL branches?! Yup. You're amazing.
Houston Public Library's own "computer classroom on wheels," is an innovative solution that delivers library services, technology and programs to high need neighborhoods.
Get your play and creativity on Saturday and Sunday at Kids' Book Fest. Learn more about the Mobile Express and be sure to drop by before or after you shop -- or both!
Dr. Seuss Hat Making | All Day Saturday & Sunday
Enjoy a free hat making activity with Friends of HPL volunteers that will show off your Dr. Seuss love!
Volunteer with us!
ALL OUR BOOK SALES ARE OVER 99% VOLUNTEER POWERED! IT'S AN EFFORT BY THE COMMUNITY FOR THE COMMUNITY, AND WE NEED YOU, YOUR FRIENDS, YOUR FAMILY, NEIGHBORS, COWORKERS AND COLLEAGUES TO HELP US MAKE THIS THE BEST EVENT HOUSTON'S EVER SEEN.
Become a Friends of HPL Member
Friends members get $1 off every book and get to shop an hour earlier each day. If you're not a member you can buy a membership online or at the door!