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Recent news and updates released by Harris County Public Library about how we are working to provide access to information on the pathway to knowledge throughout Harris County.

  • Biblioteca del condado Harris ofrece libros electrónicos a estudiantes del distrito escolar de Humble
    (View Here)

  • HCPL breaks 2 Million Digital Checkouts via Overdrive (  Article Link )
  • Maria Avila and Libia Reynolds, Citizenship Coordinators at HCPL speak about our Citizenship program on Contigo en la Communidad ( Interview Link Here)
  • Collection Development Librarian, Darcy Casavant speaks about Banned Books Week on Houston Matters ( Listen Here)
  • HCPL offers instant digital library card via Overdrive ( News Article Link)
  • Lone Star College- Tomball Community Library developing a new Innovation Lab (  News Article Link  )
  • Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library's Victoria Knauff speaks on "The Burning Question" Podcast: Do libraries still matter?"
  • Our Katherine Tyra at Bear Creek Branch Library installs their new Mural! ( News Article Link)
  • Library Services coming to Creekside Community (News Article link)
  • "Best Books Lists" in our Digital Reading Room /OverDrive (PDF link)

HCPL Staff and Librarians contribute monthly articles to Book Buzz

Find HCPL in the news:

HCPL celebrates African American History Month with special performances 

Citizenship Classes at HCPL

Clear Lake City Freeman Library 3D prints a young patron a new hand.

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Harris County Public Library Presents Authorama

Harris County Public Library (HCPL) branches are currently closed due to the Covid-19 Stay Home, Work Safe Order, but they continue to provide much-needed services to their communities. This now in