Gulf Coast Reads is about shared reading, shared discussions, and shared experiences. Check out all the upcoming events at HCPL and partner libraries including a live virtual author talk with Kirk Wallace Johnson.
With schools across the area starting up and the calendar, if not the weather, hinting that fall is coming, some HCPL bloggers share end-of-summer memories.
Cozy mysteries that come with craft projects and mysteries have become very popular. HCPL bloggers review the books and try their hands at cupcakes, knitting and cookies.
Booklovers know that a trip is always possible with a few turns of pages. Explore Texas without leaving home with these book recommendations!
Novelist Plus helps you find new books you will love based on ones you already love. It's a free reading recommendation database. Learn how to use it here.
If you enjoy browsing at bookstores but would rather borrow than buy, this feature of the HCPL app can help you see if any interesting books are in our catalog!
Learn about Harris County Public Library's Curiosity Cruiser, and outreach bookmobile program that targets underserved communities in the Houston area.
TV isn't--and never really was--the 'vast wasteland' as some would have it. At its best, TV is a gateway, a starting point. Here, then, are reading recommendations based on some of our favorite shows.
Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai has been making some of the most unique, gorgeous films in the world since the 1990s. If you’re a fan of directors with a very distinct aesthetic, I have a feeling you’re going to love Wong’s work. And you can watch them for free with your library card!