apps

Love apps? Join us for Appy Hour!

Instagram and other Social Media AppsDo you have a tablet or smart phone and want to learn about useful apps? Are you app-savvy and want to share your love of apps with others?

iOS 8 is Here, Let the Downloading Begin

ios 8 screenshotApple'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.

HCPL Apps

HCPL has several Apps available for smart phone and tablet users.

HCPL App

HCPL App

Using the HCPL App, users can check the catalog, manage your account(s), and find suggested reading. 

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HCPL Apps

HCPL has several Apps available for smart phone and tablet users.

HCPL App

HCPL App

Using the HCPL App, users can check the catalog, manage your account(s), and find suggested reading. 

eTools Workshops Return September 13

etools imageeTools workshops return September 13, 2013.

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.

Free! No registration
Library Lab, LRNC 105

September Workshops:

Organize Your Digital Life with Evernote

evernote graphicTame 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.

HCPL's New App for Apple and Android Puts More Library Services in your Pocket

HCPL-Mobile IconSay 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:

eTools: Apps, Software & Websites

eTools logoDiscover apps, software and websites for work, home and play.  Each week we share our favorite eTools for your smartphone, tablet and computer. Every week it's something new!

• Free! No registration
• Mondays @ 10:00 a.m.
• Library Lab, LRNC 105 (unless otherwise noted)

Fall 2012 Schedule

September 17, 24

October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 

November 5, 12

Travel Apps

travel collageI discovered a new travel app a few weeks ago, TripIt, that takes all your travel reservations, confirmations, and more and creates an itinerary custom built for you. This got me wondering, what other travel apps are out there that can make getting to your destination a bit easier.  Check out these articles spotlighting some of the newest and most useful mobile apps to get you where you're going, many of the apps also have websites if you prefer.

Travel Plans

10 best travel apps for frequent fliers - Gadling

The best travel apps to ease your journey - MSNBC

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