Program Proposal

(External request)
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  • Programs are planned and booked at least 6 months in advance; please refer to program application deadlines.

Program Application Deadlines

  • January 15: for programs in June, July, and August
  • April 15: for programs in September, October, and November
  • July 15: for programs in December, January, and February
  • October 15: for programs in March, April, and May
  • Anyone who provides a program completes a Background Consent Form.
  • Presenter/performers are encouraged to provide three (3) professional letters of reference.
  • If payment is required, must submit a W-9 and proof of insurance.
  • Approval does not guarantee that you will be hired for events, however it clears you to proceed if your application is selected.
  • All prospective program presenter/performers are asked to complete the following online application. Applications received via email, telephone, mail or in person will not be considered.
  • Incomplete forms will not be considered.
  • HPL will send a receipt for submission of the application and an email if the program has been approved.
  • Programs are funded through the Houston Public Library Foundation