E-books

Gift-giving hints: learn which ebook reader is right for your loved one

Come to the e-book class this Thursday when our librarian, Cathy Clark will introduce you to the differences between Apple e-readers, Kindles, and Nooks and show you how to use them to read Harris County Library books. That's Thursday, December 5th from 1-3 pm in Room 216, the computer lab. No registration is required and it's free. 

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Summer Reading has Begun!

Ready for those beach reads? Remember, if you’re having trouble with downloading electronic and audio library books to your Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPhone, Samsung, or other electronic device, E*Book*Aid will be available in the front lobby every Monday afternoon this summer from 2-4. A team of tech wizards will give you personal help with using your digital device so you can read and listen to electronic library books wherever your summer may take you!

This Saturday morning, in the first of our several Adult programs this summer, you'll be able to Learn the Art of Quilling--that's about making those impressive delicate spirally things made of paper. Just like in the photo on the left. That&rsq...

Learn to Borrow Library eBooks for Kindle Devices!

This Friday, December 14,  we will present two classes on downloading free eBooks from the library to your Kindle device!  The first half of each class will cover the HCPL Digital Media Catalog and searching for books. The last half of each class will cover the downloading process.  Join us @ at 1:30 PM  for the Kindle Fire; 3:00 PM for other Kindle devices. These free classes require registration. For more information contact the library @ 281-360-6804 or drop by our Adult Services desk on the second floor.

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The Best Deal This Tax-Free Weekend

Where are the best deals this tax-free weekend?  At the library, of course.  At the library you can take a book, magazine, or CD for two whole weeks FOR FREE!!!  Want to watch a movie this weekend?  Check out a movie from the library and keep it for an entire week.  Check out our catalog for all the great deals the library can offer you.

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Antiques and Murder

 Gilt By Association (A Den of Antiquity Mystery) by Tamar Myers. Is an easy read it opens wtih shop owner  Abigail Timberlake purchasing a  gilt-edged 18th-century French armoire and finding the  body of a local man. Since the police close her shop until further notice during the Christmas ru...

A Library Without Walls

Are you looking for that next best seller to listen to on a long car ride but don't have time to visit the library and check out our collection of DVDs?  Why not check out our Digital Media Catalog?  We have hundred of audio books, music, electronic books, movies, and more you can download from the comfort of your own home.  Best of all, this Tuesday at 7 PM, we will be hosting a class on how to do just that here at the library.  Learn how to find, download, and transfer digital audio and e-books from our databases.  Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Seating for this and all computer classes is extremely limited.  Click here to register for this and other classes offered by the library.

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