Find Your Next Selfie @ your library!

Many say that a picture is worth a thousand words. A few may tell you a memoir is a #selfie in context. If you enjoy words from the source, please stop by our #Selfie book display and discover a memoir to take home. Even better, pose with one of your favorite memoirs and send a pic to us on our Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram (@harriscountypl) using:

  #SelfieBook -OR- #Memoir

New Items Revisited

new books

In my last blog, I mentioned our new book display in the back of the Aldine Library. We have made a change. Now our new books are on a cart across from the DVD aisle. When you come in our latest items are easily seen and more accessible. Take a look!


Hunger Games Read-A-Likes

Book Display

Did you like The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins?

Looking for similar titles?

Come check out our display of Young Adult Read-A-Likes at Barbara Bush Branch Library!

Located on the second floor in the Young Adult Area.

Kids Titles - Try Something New

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: the Third WheelHas your kid read every Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Percy Jackson and the Olympians title?  Worse yet, is he or she on a long waiting list for the next one?  If your child is chomping at the bit waiting for the next “must read” title out there, why not take the opportunity to discover a new author or series you haven’t tried before?

Before you go on holiday...

The Kingwood Branch Library has much to offer for holiday reading and entertainment!  Before we close for the holiday, come check out our holiday displays, new fiction titles, and seasonal romances and mysteries.  Books on cd and entertainment dvds are also available and the tech-savvy can browse our digital media catalog for downloadable eBooks and audio.  For more information, contact the library @ 281-360-6804.

Museum of Fine Arts Houston @ under 50 over - This Friday!

The under 50 over Program at Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library asks adults of all ages  to join us Friday, October 12th at 10:30 AM.  Please join us as Jay Heuman, Public Programs Coordinator, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) talks about “A Passion for Glass” part of the MFAH’s partnership with Harris County Public Library.  The traveling exhibition is a selection of art glass by renowned French Art Nouveau and Art Deco designer, René Lalique.  

Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Give thanks! Visit our Giving Tree.


What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving season? Share your gratitude with us. Come into the library and fill out a "leaf". Write down who or what you are thankful for. We will add it to our ever-changing and ever-growing tree display. By Thanksgiving, the tree will be in full bloom with our collective gratitude.

School starts August 23rd

So get ready with books for the whole family.  We have picture books about starting school, books to help all you incoming freshmen get ready for college, and books to help

Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience

“Pride and Passion: The African American Baseball Experience” tells the story of black baseball players in the U.S. over the past century and a half.  LSC-CyFair Library is one of only 25 libraries across the country to host this traveling exhibit from the American Library Association.  The exhibit is on display from July 14-August 27.

Join us for the Opening Night Celebration on Thursday, July 15, at 5:00pm in the library.  Meet and greet with Greg Kenney, actor and Jackie Robinson impersonator.

Several other related programs aimed at children, teens, and adults are scheduled over the next few weeks.  Visit Pride and Passion for a complete list of programs/events.

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