Contact the Hirsch Library
1001 Bissonnet Street
Houston, Texas 77005
P.O. Box 6826
Houston, Texas 77265-6826
Reading Room Hours
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
12 noon to 5 p.m.
Monday: Closed to visitors. Service by phone or e-mail is available.
The library is also closed the Thursday evening and Saturday of holiday weekends.
Library staff members offer a range of expertise. Please contact the appropriate name below, or firstname.lastname@example.org with general inquiries.
Jon Evans, chief librarian, Hirsch Library
713.639.7393 | email@example.com
Margaret Culbertson, Kitty King Powell librarian, Powell Library
713.639.7326 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Lynn Wexler, reference librarian
713.353.1510 | email@example.com
Jamie Teich, library assistant, acquisitions
713.639.7327 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Helen Lueders, Powell Library assistant
713.353.1542 | email@example.com
Cataloging & Technical Services
Cheryl Payne, technical services librarian
713.639.7394 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Joel Pelanne, assistant technical services librarian
713.353.1511 | email@example.com
Sunyoung Park, catalog librarian
713.639.7322 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Jason Valdez, library assistant, serials and reference
713.353.1566 | email@example.com
Lauren Lovings-Gomez, library assistant, stacks management and administration
713.639.7355 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Diane Sandberg, library assistant
713.639.7392 | email@example.com
Michelle Johnson, project manager, William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive, Bayou Bend
713.353.1545 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Callahan, project assistant, William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive, Bayou Bend
713.800.5390 | email@example.com