HCPL branches will close on Thursday, April 2 at 5 PM and will be closed April 3 through April 5. We will reopen on Monday, April 6 for regular hours. Lone Star College - Cy-Fair Library will be open Thursday April 2 until 10 PM.
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Does the app store overwhelm you with options? Come to our Appy Hour on Friday, January 30th at 2:30 PM to learn about the trendiest and best apps for your smart phone. Refreshments are included, courtesy of FOLK. Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome.
Apple's new iOS 8 software system for mobile devices is here and it's huge (around 5gb)! If you're like me and your mobile device is stuffed to the gills with miscellaneous apps that you've never quite gotten around to using, this requires a bit of housecleaning before downloading and installing the update.
Discover apps, software and websites for work, home and play as we share our favorite eTools for your smartphone, tablet and computer. Classes are every other Friday morning with an encore session on Monday evenings.
Tame the web and organize your digital life with Evernote, a free software program that lets you save, sort, and share websites, documents, pictures, emails, voice memos and more. You can download the free program to your computer and the free app to your smartphone or tablet. Watch a short video about Evernote.
Say you’re stranded on a desert island (that just so happens to have a Wi-Fi hotspot) when you suddenly remember that the library books on your nightstand at home are due. Harris County Public Library has an app for that. Say you run into Oprah at a convenience store at 3:00 a.m., she gives you the skinny on her next Book Club selection, and you just have to get your hands on it before everyone else. HCPL has an app for that. Or say your family and friends are threatening you with an intervention because you’re going bankrupt feeding your eBook addiction. HCPL has an app for that too.
HCPL Mobile, Harris County Public Library’s new app, free at iTunes and Android Market, puts the library services that you want most right at your fingertips:
Information for Persons with Disabilities: Harris County Public Library will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who are interested in attending library programs. To make a request for yourself or someone you know, please notify the Branch Librarian two working days in advance of the program.