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January 26, 2023

Last Chance to See "Black Boy Scouts," "Heart Gallery" Exhibits at HPL; Fresh Start Amnesty Through February 18

Exhibit goers and MY Link library cardholders alike can take advantage of what Houston Public Library (HPL) has to offer. HPL invites the community to stop by the Central Library and adjacent Julia Ideson Building to see “Heart Gallery Houston,” through February 2, and “Our Vibrant AAPI Community: Selections from the Asian American Archive” until June 3, 2023. “Scout's Honor: Black Boy Scouts in Houston, 1940s –1970s" is on view at theAfrican American History Research Center at the Gregory School through January 28. While visitors explore exhibits, staff will be on hand to assist with clearing accounts of fines for lost or damaged books and other items for a Fresh Start at HPL. The amnesty period ends on February 18.

Black Boy Scouts

All HPL exhibitions are free and open to the public. The Central Library parking lot is free on Saturdays.

ABOUT HOUSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY Houston Public Library (HPL) operates 27 Neighborhood Libraries, five Regional Libraries, three History Research Centers, two Express Libraries, the HPL Mobile Express, three TECHLink locations and a satellite location at the Children’s Museum of Houston. Our downtown Houston flagship facility, Central Library, along with the Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza, anchors this constellation of service points. HPL is committed to excellent customer service and equitable access to information and programs in an increasingly digital age. For further information, visit the Houston Public Library at, call 832-393-1313, follow us on Twitter or Facebook @houstonlibrary or on Instagram @houstonpubliclibrary.