Kindle Paperwhite Raffle!

Kindle PaperwhiteHelp the library and win a chance on a Kindle Paperwhite by donating $10. This event is sponsored by the Harris County Friends of the Library and all proceeds will benefit the library to have more awesome programs! Please ask the library staff for entry forms and official rules. The winner will be announced Monday, December 3 and the deadline to participate is Wednesday, November 28.

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Microsoft Office Computer Classes

Computer ClassComputer classes at your Jacinto City Library this month will be focusing on Microsoft Office, which include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. These classes are divided into different levels to better assist students. Newcomers can join the beginner classes and those with more experience can join our intermediate or expert classes. For more information on the time and date of these classes, please click here to see the Jacinto City Library events calendar.

Computer classes in English are: Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.

Clases de computacion en espanol se ofrecen los: martes a las 10:30 a.m. y los jueves a las 6:00 p.m.

Election Day

check markEarly voting in Harris County ended on Friday, November 2. Over 700,000 people voted early, which is a new record. The previous record stood at 678,312 in the 2008 presidential election. Election Day - Tuesday, November 6 - will be the last chance voters get to cast their ballots. Polling locations will be open from 7:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m. Voters will have to go to their designated polling location in order to vote. If you are not sure where your polling location is, then click here to go to harrisvotes.com. All that is asked is your name and address OR your voter certificate number. Once you click "Search," your polling location will be given. Be sure to exercise your right to vote!

The International Space Station

Space Station orbiting the EarthAstronaut in spaceDid you know the International Space Station was first inhabited by astronauts on November 2, 2000? That is 4383 days of continuous occupation! The Space Station completes 15.7 orbits in one day, which means since its first part was launched into orbit in 1998, it has made nearly 80000 orbits. 

Early Voting Starts Oct. 22

Early voting in Harris County starts Monday, October 22. During the course of early voting, registered voters can vote at any of the thirty seven early voting locations across Harris County. For a map of the early voting locations click here. Voting locations will be open:

election buttonOctober 22 - 26 from 8:00 a.m. till 4:30 p.m.

October 27 from 7 a.m. till 7:00 p.m.

October 28 from 1:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m.

October 29 - November 2 from 7:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m.

Your Jacinto City Library also has sample ballots, voters guides, and maps of early voting locations available to help voters be well-informed for the election. For more information, please visit harrivotes.com.