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Fondren 101 - Learn the Library Tour & Orientation

The library is. . . a place, with quiet spaces, software, equipment, books, and expert help. It’s also an incredible resource of digital information, literature, film, art, music, science and history.


Fondren Library Tours on October 23, 9:00-11:00am

The Friends of Fondren Library will be hosting tours of Fondren Library on October 23, from 9:00am - 11:00am.

Please meet in the first floor lobby for a tour guide.


The New York Times

Unlimited Access to The New York Times

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Portal of Healing

New Exhibit - Portal of Healing

(Houston, TX – Jan 6, 2021) Houston Asian American Archive (HAAA) is pleased to announce “Portal of Healing,” a solo exhibition featuring the immersive installation by Rachel Gonzales, which opens at the Fondren Library from Jan 15th to Jan 31st, 2021.


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