Downtown library celebrates reopening with festivities | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle: "Houston Public Central Library celebrates its reopening after two years of renovations with a free weekend celebration.
Following the dedication ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, the library will offer tours of the building at 500 McKinney, which promises great views of the city from its four public floors.
There also will be music, crafts, food, multicultural dance performances, hands-on technology demonstrations and author appearances until 6 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Musical performers will include Jose Luis Orozco, noon Saturday; Trout Fishing in America, 2 p.m. Saturday; and Grupo Kache, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
The library doors open and plaza festivities begin at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Saturday author appearances
• 1 p.m.: Bill Crider (Mike Gonzo And The UFO Terror, Of All Sad Words), third floor
• 1:30 p.m.: Ellen Hopkins (Crank, Identical), fourth floor
• 3 p.m.: Anita Bunkley (Suite Embrace, Between Goodbyes), third floor
• 4 p.m. Katherine Center (The Bright Side of Disaster), third floor"