Clayton Library Is Open!

Clayton Library, Center for Genealogical Research, 5300 Caroline Avenue, Houston, Texas 77004 is now open for browsing, Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. They will take your temperature, and you are encouraged to wear a mask but a mask is not required. You are free to come to the library, browse, and take materials to a table to research. There is no time limit to your browsing other than their hours of operation. This is very WELCOME news to family history researchers who have eagerly awaited the re-opening of Clayton Library.

To get more information about the HPL branch libraries that are now open, go to

All members are invited to the CLF Board meetings and, with a submitted request, you can address the Board. Please come and see what we are doing on your behalf.

All meetings are posted on our Events page.

2022 Membership Renewal

Online renewal of CLF membership is now available. Visit our Membership Renewal page for details. To renew by mail, follow the instructions on this printable membership form


COVID-19 Announcement: All programming will be offered online until further notice, but please note that you will need to register for meetings and programs online and the links to do so will be provided on this website.

Upcoming CLF Meetings

Upcoming Partner Events

Connect With Us on Zoom!

Genealogy Face2Face is an informative and fun Zoom hangout that features genealogical speakers, discussion, and sharing. We meet the first and third Thursdays of each month at 1:00pm Central. This program is open to both CLF members and guests free of charge. Our goal is to promote Clayton Library, its collections, and genealogical research among its patrons during COVID-19 library closures.

Registration in advance of the meeting will be required.
Pre-register now by following this link.

Duplicate Books For Sale

Our inventory of donated duplicate books available for sale is now online!
Click here for more information.

CLF is now on YouTube!

Visit our new YouTube Channel to catch up on past presentations. And don't forget to Subscribe to get notified of new videos!

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