Database - Biography Resource Center

Do you need to do a report about famous person? Does your instructor require print resources? Just curious about notable women or Russian monarchs?

The Biography Resource Center provides information on more than 350,000 people from all sorts of times and places. Patrons, at the library branch or remotely, can search this database by using Search by Name (i.e. - Catherine th Great), Category Browse (i.e. - Notable Women), Biographical Facts Search (i.e. - occupation), or Advanced Search. Users can even click on the Spotlight On... person.

Freeman Teens: Game On!

wii remotesJoin us every Thursday throughout the Teen Summer Reading Program in the large Meeting Room for video games, board games, card games, food, fun and raffle prizes! Have a suggestion for a great game we can play? Let us know!
 
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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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