Databases @ your Library

Harris County Public Library (HCPL) members enjoy free access to numerous electronic databases. Thanks to the TexShare program,  can utilize a number of these databases at no cost.

Reader Nation - Journey to the Amazon

ReaderNationSummer reading starts this Friday, June 4th, and this year Reader Nation is “journeying to the Amazon”, so get ready for your armchair vacation. We have bookmarks, databases, web sites and friendly employees ready to help you decide on your next read.

Age 18 or over? Register for summer reading between Friday, June 4th and Saturday, August 7th, read or listen to 4 books, and log those titles by Saturday, August 14th to be entered for a chance to win one of the grand prizes provided by the Harris County Public Library Friends Council.

The 1st place winner will receive a bookstore gift card in the amount of $200, 2nd prize is a $150 bookstore gift card, and 3rd prize is a $100 bookstore gift card. There will also be a winner from each branch who will receive a $50 bookstore gift card.

Teen Summer Reading Program

can you read luke skywalker?Are you going to be reading this summer? Like, at all? Not even your text messages!?! If you plan on reading (even a little bit), you should definitely join the Teen Summer Reading Program! Any amount or type of reading counts and you can even win some pretty sweet prizes just by signing up. We’ve got tons of activities and events scheduled throughout the summer and we’re kicking off the Summer Reading Program in style THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 4TH @ 2:30 PM! Join us for food, fun, games, prizes and more!
 
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Adult Crafts-to-Go!

Summer is back and so are the Adult Crafts-to-Go! Starting Tuesday, June 1st, the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library offers Adult "Crafts-to-Go!" projects at the Second Floor Information Desk. Each bag features an all-supplies included craft project. The levels of difficulty vary. This project can be made at home, too. Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 regarding any questions.

Hurry, while supplies last!

Model Train Event

Saturday, June 5, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Model Train

Do you love trains? If so, you need to join us Saturday, June 5, 2010, in the Children’s Activity Space. The Nasa Area N-Scale Operating Society (NANOS) is bringing an entire working model train! People of all ages are welcome to stop by and admire the trains in action! If you’re lucky, you might even get to drive the train, too! NANOS will be here from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. No tickets are required. See you on Saturday. If there are any questions, please contact us at 281-488-1906. Toot, Toot!