Houston Literacy Partners Kick Off Annual Literacy in the Bag Book Drive at Heights Neighborhood Library

Join the Texas Tamale Company and their Houston Literacy Partners at the Annual Literacy in the Bag Community Book Drive! This is a free fun event open the public. For more details visit: www.houstonlibrary.org or call 832-393-1313.

Enjoy tamales from the Texas Tamale Co, face painting, storytimes, write and design comic books, meet “i” The Guy!, hang out with HEB’s Buddy the Bag, and enjoy beverages from St. Arnolds.  Free books and “i” The Guy writing journals for kids.

Partners include: iWrite, Texas Tamale Co., HEB, Saint Arnolds, Friends of the Houston Public Library, and the Houston Public Library.


WHEN: Saturday, October 7, 2017 | 10 AM – 2 PM

WHERE: Heights Neighborhood Library | 1302 Heights Blvd | 832-393-1810


About Literacy in the Bag Book Drive

Literacy in the Bag book drive is driven to foster and promote literacy in Houston’s children and adults. All children’s’ book donations which will be distributed to local Title I HISD Elementary and Middle Schools. Adult books will go to the Friends of the Houston Public Library to help support Houston’s public library system.       


About the Houston Public Library

The Houston Public Library (HPL) operates 35 neighborhood libraries, four 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. With more than eight million visits per year in person and online, 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 www.houstonlibrary.org on Twitter@houstonlibrary or call 832-393-1313.