On Monday, July 18th at 3:00 pm, we'll be "digging up fun" in the Children's Department with the amazing puppetry, songs and storytelling of Julian Franklin!     

This program is FREE and appropriate for children of all ages!  For more information, call 832-559-4235.

Books, Nooks, & Cook(ie)s

Have you ever wanted to know how to download books and audio to your e-reader or other portable device? We'll show you how.

Come have cookies and learn how to use Harris County Public Library's digital media catalog!

Saturday July 16th, 2-4 pm in the First Floor Meeting Room, L-129.

Teens: Harry Potter Release Party

Harry PotterHey teens! The last Harry Potter movie (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2) comes out in theaters on Friday. Are you ready? Get geared up for the end of the series with a Harry Potter Release Party! We’ll have food, crafts, games and prizes. Costumes encouraged, but not required. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, July 12th at 3:00pm.

For more information about this and other Harry Potter-themed programs, call the library at 832-559-4200.

Flickr CC: We are only as strong as we are united Photo by: Juliana Coutinho


 ...ding,ding,ding,ding,ding!                                                                                                                       Monday, July 11th at 3:00 pm, the Tomball Fire Department will be visiting the Library for our annual fire safety program!  Joining them will be an Officer from our very own Lone Star College Campus Police Department to briefly speak with the children about safety.  But, that's not all...everyone will get a chance to go aboard a real fire engine and see a police segway!                                                      

Don't miss this fun and informative program!

For more information, stop by the Children's Reference Desk or call 832-559-4235.

SAT Practice Test

College aspirants: you can take the free Practice SAT Test here at the library.

The TEST will happen Saturday, July 23rd from 10:15 am to 2:15 pm in room L-129.

The SCORE ANALYSIS will happen Wednesday, July 27th from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm in room L-129.

Pre-registration is required, either at a Reference desk, or by calling 832-559-4213.

The name of the SAT Reasoning Test has changed over time, but the fact that most colleges in the U.S. require this standardized test for admission, has not changed.

The current SAT Reasoning Test was introduced in 2005, takes 3 3/4 hours to finish, costs $49.00, and requires pre-registration. It has three sections: Math, Critical Reading (formerly called 'Verbal'), and Writing. Each section has a possible 800 points for a total of 2400 points.

For further information you can check the website of the College Board, the organization that administers the test, at this link.