Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 03/13/2012 - 1:13pm
Join Harris County Commissioner Jack Morman on Wednesday, March 21st at 10:30 am for a celebration of our newly renovated and expanded library. Take a tour of the building and see our new meeting room. Watch a slide program of how we are relevant in today's society with our programs in the library and in the community.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 03/02/2012 - 12:09pm
Bring your iPad, Kindle, or Nook and learn how to download eMedia from our Digital Media Catalog using Overdrive. The class will be held on Wednesday, March 7 at 3:00 p.m. Class will go over how our eMedia service works and how to use it. Patrons will also have the chance to see for themselves some of the popular eReader devices, and the instructor will be available to answer questions. Be sure to bring your library cards as they will be needed to download eBooks from our digital catalog.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 8:53am
Monday, February 27 was designated as International Polar Bear Day by the conservation group known as Polar Bears International to raise awareness against global warming. Global warming is devastating polar bear habitats rapidly. This year the organization launched Siku Cam, a live video stream of a polar bear cub named Siku from his home at the Scandinavian Wildlife Park. The group also made a New Year's wish on behalf of Siku:
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 9:36am
Hershel Glen Wooten, resident of Jacinto City and former Assistant Chief of the Jacinto City Police Dept., passed away on February 18th. Mr. Wooten was also a 25 year veteran of the Houston Firefighters and served with the Harris County Prec. 2 Constables. He established the Jacinto City Opry on 10323 Palestine. The Opry is Saturday from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Mr. Wooten was an active member of his community and attended City Council Meetings. He will be laid to rest in Cisco, TX.
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.