Programs & Resources

Youth & Families

PJ Library

PJ Library provides high-quality Jewish books and activities each month to more than 1,800 children ages 6 months to 8 years in the Greater Houston area.

PJ Library is made possible through a collaborative between the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston, the generosity of the Glesby family and private donors.


Meet Our PJ Library Engagement Coordinator

Rebecca Lindenbaum

Rebecca has found her dream job as Federation’s PJ Library Engagement Coordinator.  She loves connecting with families throughout the greater Houston area to help children and families engage with Judaism and with each other. She moved to Houston six years ago and found her forever home. She and her husband, Aaron, live in central Houston and have three children, Jonah, 7, Lily, 5, and Maya, 2. 


Get Involved

Monthly PJ Library Family Programs

Monthly family experiences allowing us to get to know each other and participate in activities connected to Jewish holidays and values.

Upcoming events can be found on our Community Calendar and our Facebook


Additional PJ Library Programming

PJ Grandparents

Grandparents can enroll now to receive two PJ Library books, monthly emails with great resources, updates on the books and activities their grandkid(s) are receiving, and more.

Enroll today at

PJ Connectors

PJ Connectors bring Jewish programming to neighborhoods around the greater Houston area including The Woodlands/North Houston, Katy/West Houston, the Heights,  and Pearland, enabling more families to participate in PJ Library.


North Houston 


Caryn Novello was born and raised in New York, has lived in four states and three countries, and is excited to call North Houston home.  She loves connecting with new families and building a stronger Jewish community in Houston.  Caryn lives in Tomball with her husband, their son, and newborn daughter. Caryn is excited to start building a close community of young families in North Houston and looks forward to meeting many new people along the way. Facebook group 


Katy/West Houston 


Emily Blau is a native Houstonian and a University of Texas alum who currently lives in Katy with her husband, two little children, and puppy. While her husband was in residency in Ohio, she worked at the JCC of Youngstown for five years as the Camp Director and Program Manager, which included managing the community’s PJ Library program. Now that she is in Katy, she is excited to continue meeting young Jewish families and bringing them together to form an active and supportive community. Facebook group 


The Heights 

Lauren Krumholz Marom grew up in Austin and post college worked in New York, where she met her husband. They moved to Houston in 2019 after having their first child.  Moving to Houston was a huge lifestyle change.  Working with PJ Library over the past year, Lauren has discovered incredible people living in her neighborhood, all who want to have a community of Jews.  Working with the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston through PJ Library, her family has made themselves a home in a huge city.  



Jessica Goldberg lives in Pearland with her husband and two little girls. Originally from New York, she has always been passionate about Judaism and knew she wanted to pass that love on to her children. Professionally, Jessica is a business strategist and outside of work she enjoys cooking, baking, knitting, and spinning yarn. Jessica is so excited to connect local young families and grow the Pearland Jewish community. Facebook group 

Questions? Contact Rebecca Lindenbaum, Engagement Coordinator, PJ Library