For Fans of the Lunar Chronicles

for lunar chronicles fansWhether you’re looking for another inventive fairy tale retelling, something steampunky, a romantic science fiction read, something fast-paced and fantastical, or mix of several of these, find your next read here.






Teen Tech Week: Make with HCPL

make with HCPLThis year we celebrate Teen Tech Week with making – building, tinkering, crafting, creating.  Check out one of the many events we have scheduled to celebrate TTW or consider checking out one of these great reads to help get you started on or get you inspired with your own making.





Calling Teen Poets, Rappers & Writers! Space City Poetry Slam! Saturday @ Barbara Bush Branch Library

Teen poets, writers and rappers! It’s time to step up and stand out at the WITS Space City Slam, Saturday, March 7, 2:00 PM at Barbara Bush Branch Library.

The slam is free and open to all teens between 13 and 19 years. No registration is necessary. Just bring your best poetry and bring it at the mic.

Saturday's event is the third of ten first-round slams to held across the Greater Houston Area. Saturday's winners  will move on to the semifinal round to compete for a spot in the final Space City Grand Slam in April at Discovery Green. The six winners of the Grand Slam will join the Meta-Four Houston performance poetry team at the Brave New Voices Festival this July in Atlanta.

New Mystery & Suspense Reads

mystery & suspenseIf you’re looking for a read with a puzzle to solve, a problem to solve or a suspect to investigate, consider checking out one of these mystery or suspense reads that are newly released or new to our shelves.






Celebrating Teen Tech Week

teen tech week 2015Join Harris County Public Library in celebrating Teen Tech Week March 8 – March 14, a weeklong celebration of all the ways the library can be your collaborator in creativity and your partner in learning and applying new skills.

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