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Galena Park Library reopens

L- R: Linda Jamail (Community Liaison Ana Hernandez office), Helen Berrott-Tims (Harris County Pct. 2), Mayor Esmeralda Moya, Garrette Smith (Deputy Director Harris County Public Library, Sisi Medina
(Galena Park Librarian) and Israel Favela (Jacinto City Librarian). (PHOTO BY ALLAN JAMAIL)

By Allan Jamail

Galena Park, TX. – Tuesday, April 24, 2018 — After months of refurbishing, the Galena Park/Harris County Branch Library located at 1500 Keene Street is re-opened.

Mayor Moya said, “Today is an example of progress, and this shows the city has the ability to create good relations with other governmental entities to benefit the citizens. It’s all about the citizens.”

Garrette Smith, Deputy Director Harris County Public Library said, “Harris County Library is excited in re-opening the Galena Park Branch to provide meaningful services and programs to the community.”

To help celebrate, GPISD’s MacArthur and Galena Park Elementary Honor Choir’s performed with refreshments served afterwards.

The library is a pathway to knowledge, with programs for toddlers, preschool kids, teenagers and adults. Programs and services are in compliant with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library at 832-927-5470 or email, website at

Hours of operation:

Monday 10 AM – 6 PM

Tuesday 12 PM – 8 PM

Wednesday 10 AM – 6 PM

Thursday 10 AM – 6 PM

Friday 1 PM – 6 PM

Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM

Sunday Closed