More Job-Hunting Help from Your Library

Job databaseHarris County Public Library has a new database to help you get a new job.  It’s called Job and Career Accelerator and it is described as “the most comprehensive and easy-to-use job search application on the market.  It integrates everything a patron needs to conduct a successful job search.  Interactive wizards guide patrons through each step of the search process in a personalized manner, from recommending occupations to fetching up-to-the-minute job postings that are based on each user's career preferences.  In addition, users will have access to tools essential to getting hired s...

Help save our library funding!

The proposed Texas budget for 2012-2013 will cut 99% of state funding for library aid programs and 93% of library resource sharing programs (i.e. interlibrary loan programs).

Come to the library and fill out one of these postcards so that your representative knows why the library is important to you!

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Books for the Heart

If you like stories that touch your heart to share with children, please browse our new display of picture books featuring stories to warm your heart.  Find some books to share, curl up with your children at home, maybe have some hot cocoa to drink, and have fun.  And remember, we can always find stories you would like through our interlibrary loan service.  Happy Reading!

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Libraries Need Your Help

HelpOn Tuesday, January 11, the Texas Legislature started their 2011 session.  The #1 thing on their agenda is covering a $27 billion budget shortfall.  We need your help to minimize the damage to libraries.  Please contact as many state senators and representatives as you can and let them know how important libraries are to you and your community.  You can find out who YOUR representatives are at the legislature’s “Who Represents Me?” page.  You can also fill out a "Texans Love Libraries" card here in the library and we'll pass it on to the legislators for you.  The Texas L...

Celebrating Martin Luther King @ Your Library

 To help you find excellent reading materials about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. we have a display of selected books at the library for you to check out.  The library also has books about other people active in the Civil Rights movement as well as books about African-American history and heritage.  As always, if we don't have an item you would like, please let us interlibrary loan it for you.

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