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Upcoming MFAH Exhibition Explores War through Photography

Cover Art: Photo by Brady: A Picture of the Civil WarAs horrifying as war is, there is no arguing the fact that much great art has arisen from its ashes: Homer’s Iliad, Tolstoy’s War and Peace,

Keep Your Card Handy! Starting Nov. 14, You Will Need Your Library Card for Self-Checkout

The Knowledge CardStarting NovKid Know it Cardember 14, 2012, customers will need to scan their library cards when using the self-checkout machines at all Harris County Public Library branches. In the past, customers could use the key pad on the machine to enter their library card number. We feel that this change in policy will allow us to better safeguard our customers' privacy.

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Evelyn Meador Branch Goes Green, Gets Gold

WhenEvelyn Meador LEED Plaque you walk up to Evelyn Meador Branch Library you will notice its sleek, modern look with its attractive mix of glass, metal and natural stone. You probably won’t notice all of the features, inside and out, that have earned it recognition for its energy-saving, environmentally friendly design  The building was recently awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

The library which opened in June 2011 replaced the previous one that was heavily damaged in Hurricane Ike, and it was designed, top to bottom, with energy and water conservation in mind.

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NOTICE: LSC - Tomball Community LIbrary Will Reopen Today at 10:00 AM

The Lone Star College - Tomball campus, including LSC - Tomball Community Library, will reopen today, Thursday, Oct 25 at 10:00 AM.

We thank you all for your cooperation and apologize for any inconvenience.

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It Came from the Library! Teen Read Week Events @ HCPL

Teen Read Week 2012 Header: I Came from the LibrarySure, many of us with teens in the house might prefer that they read Anna Karenina, or A Tale of Two Cities instead of manga or the latest installment of that Vampire mega-saga. But, you know what? We’d be fools to say a word about it. You see, if a teen is reading for pleasure, it doesn’t matter all that much what s/he is reading. The same synapses are fi...

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