The Houston Public Library is pleased to welcome Dan Cohen, Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
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Community Engagement offers a variety of mobile services. How can we help your community?
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Learn how to create custom lists in our online catalog.
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Northside - A Mexican American Community
Documents and Photographs from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center
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Do you know what malware is and how to protect your computer from this malicious software?
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Currently on view at the African American Library at The Gregory School: Organized Love: Ideas on Non-Violence.
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Read more about our Tweens October/November author of the month, R.L. Stine.
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Read more about our October/November author of the month, Mac Barnett.
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Read about our Teens October/November author of the month, Gayle Forman.
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“Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us.”— Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, 1953
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Check out the winning photographs from the 2014 Tween Pix Contest!
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This video features the HPL Classic Literature Book Club.
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