Harris County Commissioners Court has authorized County Facilities and Property Management to lead a county-wide effort, in conjunction with the City of Houston, the Greater Houston Partnership and Central Houston Inc. for LightsOut Houston.
Coinciding with Earth Week,, LightsOut Houston runs from the evening of Thursday, April 24 through Sunday, April 27. The initiative seeks to encourage energy efficiency by obtaining a commitment from building owners, operators and tenants to turn off all non-essential lights.
Side-splitting Memoirs! Comedians tell all!
Bossypants by Tina Fey
Born Standing Up by Steve Martin
Seriously...I'm Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres
Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan
Still Foolin' "Em by Billy Crystal
These folks are funny in any format, but to get the deluxe high definition experience, we suggest the audiobooks read by the authors themselves.
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Don't panic! We've got the new library catalog ready for you to test, but the same familiar search is still the one you'll be using from the library website. We think you're going to like the new features that make it easier than ever to access all of the resources in our collection, no matter the format. Look for:
- Smarter search technology that makes it easier to find exactly what you're looking for
- Featured NYT Bestseller Lists and New Items Lists
- New texting and social media features
- Spell Check
- Individual "My List" creation
- Ability to place multiple holds at once
Take a test run of our new catalog: hcpl.ent.sirsi.net/client/webcat. We want to hear what you think, so please share your discoveries in the comments.
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