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PO Box 271078
Houston, TX 77277-1078


Clayton Library
5300 Caroline
Houston, TX 77004-6896
832-393-2600

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Hours:
(Closed on City of Houston Holidays.)

Sunday: CLOSED
Monday:  CLOSED
Tuesday: 10am-6pm
Wednesday: 10am-8pm
Thursday: 10am-6pm
Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm

Library Events Calendar

 

        
Clayton Library Friends
Partner Societies
 

The Afro-American
Historical and Genealogical Society 

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The Atascocita-Kingwood
Genealogical Society

[Link]

The Bay Area
Genealogical Society

[Link]

The Baytown
Historical Preservation Association

[Link]

German-Texan
Heritage Society

[Link]

Texas Research Ramblers
Genealogical Society

[Link]

The Greater Houston Jewish
Genealogical Society

[Link]

The Houston
Genealogical Forum

[Link}

The Humble Area
Genealogical Society

[Link]

The Matagorda County
Genealogical Society

[Link]

Announcements
 

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IT'S TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP (OR JOIN AND BE A MEMBER)

Membership dues for the 2016 calendar year are $20 for one person, $25 for two at the same address.

Please complete the form and mail it along with a check to the address listed on the form. If you wish to pay online, please return the form and make payment by using our online payment option.

Please be sure to use the same email address on the form and the payment site to help us connect the two.

[Download 2016 Membership Form]  [CLF Online Payment Site]


CLF 2016 ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

Clayton Library Friends and Bay Area Genealogical Society are excited to announce their Symposium to be held on August 6, 2016 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Rice Memorial Student Center Grand Hall on the Rice University Campus.

 Joshua Taylor

Joshua Taylor, who is best known for being a co-host of the popular PBS program, Genealogy Roadshow, will present FOUR Sessions during the Symposium:

  • Finding the Roots of Your Family Legends
  • State and Local Government Repositories for Family History
  • Successful Searching Online: Clustering for Genealogists
  • Putting it Together: A Case Study

Visit the 2016 Symposium page to view detailed information about the event and see registration options. See you at the SYMPOSIUM !!!


CLF GENERAL MEETING - MAY 14, 2016

You are invited to the next General Meeting of the Clayton Library Friends on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 10:15 am. The meeting is held in the Clayton Library Carriage House at 5300 Caroline Avenue, Houston, TX. The speaker will be Mr. Joseph Pergler. Mr. Pergler began doing family history as a youth and loved it.  He had indexed over 10,000 records by the time he was 16 – often staying up until the wee hours of the morning typing up German extraction records.

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CLF ICE CREAM SOCIAL - JUNE 25, 2016

Join the Clayton Library Friends for an old fashioned Ice Cream Social hosted by your CLF Board.

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TIME TO BE AN ANGEL FOR 2016!

You can earn your “wings” by donating for one or more periodicals requested by Clayton Library for 2016. Non-specific donations are always welcome. All donations to the Angel Program will be acknowledged in the CLF newsletter, unless otherwise requested. Memorial donations will be acknowledged upon request.

The new list is available here.

Please contact Liz Hicks, 746 Edgebrook Dr., Houston, TX 77034-2030, phone: (713) 944-1118, or e-mail:erootrot@usa.net for questions. Checks should be made payable to Clayton Library Friends, and mailed to: P.O. Box 271078, Houston, TX 77277-1078. If donation is in memory or honor of someone(s), please enclose a note with your check.

 


CLAYTON LIBRARY EVENTS CALENDAR

Events for May and June are now posted! [ Events Calendar ]


WHAT OUR PARTNER SOCIETIES ARE DOING

On the left side of our homepage;is a list of genealogical organizations that belong to CLF. When they are hosting a special event we are happy to show it here and on our calendar [tab above].


Would you like to make a donation to Clayton Library Friends In Honor Of, or In Memory Of someone special?

Use this Donation Form.


The new books at Clayton Library can be found here.


Check out the new links on the Resource tab above.


Clayton Library Is An Affiliate of LDS Library In Salt Lake. Now film can be ordered online.

Clayton Library is a partner of the Family History Library (FHL) of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) in Salt Lake City. Clayton Library users have the opportunity to find the needed film in the LDS Catalog, order LDS microfilm and other materials directly from the Family History Library, ordering from home and paying for them with Visa and MasterCard, and view them on-site at Clayton Library.

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CLAYTON TOWN CRIER SUBSCRIPTION

Clayton Library has an exciting EMail Newsletter brought to your Inbox

The Houston Public Library (HPL) and the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research  produces an email newsletter, Clayton Town Crier. The staff at the Clayton Library offers this newsletter to broaden readers' knowledge of the exciting genealogy research resources available at Clayton. The timely and easily readable information is delivered quarterly to friends, genealogical society members, the genealogical community or anyone interested!

You are invited to receive a free subscription at: [Click on the word Genealogy to read the current Clayton Town Crier]

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