What time does the Harris County Public Library open?
|Aldine Branch Library|
|10 AM – 5 PM||10 AM – 5 PM||10 AM – 5 PM|
|Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library|
How many libraries are in Harris County?
26 branch libraries
Since its inception in 1921, HCPL has grown from a system of small book stations in homes, stores and post offices to 26 branch libraries serving a population of over 1.3 million users in unincorporated areas countywide.
When did the library start?
The library concept dates back millennia. The first systematically organized library in the ancient Middle East was established in the 7th century BCE by Assyrian ruler Ashurbanipal in Nineveh, in contemporary Iraq. It contained approximately 30,000 cuneiform tablets assembled by topic.
Can you get a library card online Texas?
Texas residents immediately have access to our online resources like eBooks, eAudiobooks, and research databases when signing up for an NRH library card. Texas residents over the age of 18 who cannot make it to the Library and need access to only our digital resources can apply for a Digital-Only Card.
What library has the oldest books?
The Library of Ashurbanipal The world’s oldest known library was founded sometime in the 7th century B.C. for the “royal contemplation” of the Assyrian ruler Ashurbanipal. Located in Nineveh in modern day Iraq, the site included a trove of some 30,000 cuneiform tablets organized according to subject matter.
Can UH alumni use the library?
Of course! University of Houston Libraries is open to the public and to UH alumni.
How many libraries does the University of Houston have?
The MD Anderson Library is the general collection library of the University of Houston. The UH Libraries includes three additional locations, all on the UH campus….
|University of Houston Libraries|
|Size||3.2 million volumes, 724,075 e-books, 419 databases, 108,834 e-journal titles|
|Access and use|
Can you get a Harris County library card online?
Library cards are free for everyone. If you are not currently in the Harris County area, you can get a library card online using our Military Library Card Application. Harris County Public Library participates in the TexShare Library Card Program sponsored by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.