The public library serves the community in many ways from education and printing services to a place to stay warm, however, many of the Harris County Public Library branches have taken it a step further.
I think one of the most amazing photos I’ve seen is the 1969 picture of software engineer, Margaret Hamilton, who led the NASA software team to land Apollo 11 on the moon, posing with the stack of books that were the guidance software that it took to get man to
As a librarian I would love to make all the books, magazines, newspapers, movies, music & reference resources available to everybody. Unfortunately, I have a budget that limits me from being quite that generous.
Publishing giant Macmillan recently announced a new digital media pricing plan for libraries that will seriously disrupt HCPL’s ability to fulfill that mission, and will limit your access to the information and entertainment resources you want and need.