Harris County Public Library Returns to In-Person Summer Reading Program

Harris County Public Library (HCPL) is returning to in-person programs for its popular Summer Reading Program (SRP). This Summer, HCPL is encouraging area readers of all ages to explore “Oceans of Possibilities,” with in-person programs and events that encourage patrons to Sing, Play,... - May 26, 2022 - Harris County Public Library

From Trenton House Publishing: Children's Picture Book Broaches Era's Racist Attitudes and Actions/John Muir and the National Parks

From Trenton House Publishing: Children's Picture Book Broaches Era's Racist Attitudes and Actions/John Muir and the National Parks

Conservationist John Muir is lauded as Father of the National Parks, but is that the whole story? Nine-year-old Sophia travels back in time with a prospector and his trusty mule to discover Muir's love for nature (especially California's Yosemite region). Sophia also learns about the era's attitudes and mistreatment towards Native Americans. A "Must read" - P. Reefer, Reedsy Discovery Reviews. Now at Amazon and select booksellers. More info/author contact at CasettaKids.com - March 07, 2022 - CasettaKids LLC

Women’s Advocate Helps Others Find Relief from COVID Stress

Women’s Advocate Helps Others Find Relief from COVID Stress

Award-winning lawyer turned meditation coach releases inaugural book focusing on female empowerment, mindfulness and finding peace. - February 11, 2022 - Nora Plesent

David Blaze Launches New Superhero Book for Kids

David Blaze Launches New Superhero Book for Kids

"Select Your Superpower" is an interactive adventure for middle graders. Children can become faster, stronger, invisible and can teleport, walk through walls, freeze time and even shape-shift into a marvelous creature. It’s all up to them! - November 19, 2021 - David Blaze

Scaleflex Received the Franco-British Business Tech Launch Award 2021

The French Chamber of Great Britain has announced Scaleflex, a French founded software startup, as the winner of the Tech Launch category of the Franco-British Business Awards 2021. - November 10, 2021 - Scaleflex SAS

Bible and Archaeology Fest with 20 Experts Meets Online This Weekend

Twenty renowned Bible scholars and archaeologists will gather virtually via Zoom October 16 and 17 for a learning event geared toward the interested layperson. The 24th Annual Bible and Archaeology Fest is the signature event from the Biblical Archaeology Society of Washington, DC, publisher of Biblical Archaeology Review magazine. - October 13, 2021 - Biblical Archaeology Society

Harris County Public Library's Authorama 2021: Thrills, Chills and a Little Local Flavor

Harris County Public Library’s Virtual Author Series Returns for 2021. - July 14, 2021 - Harris County Public Library

Food for Your Soul Press Book Release: a Novel for Making Sense of the Chaos of Our Times from a Biblical Perspective

Book release: D. Richard Ferguson’s conclusion to the Walk with the Wind series releases June 29. "At War with the Wind" is the sequel to the Amazon #1 Christian Fantasy bestseller "Escape from Paradise." - June 30, 2021 - Food For Your Soul Ministries

PJ Books Presents a New New Diverse Children’s Book "Together With Dad!" Promoting Family and Helping Others

“Together With Dad! Andy’s Adventure-Filled Week!” by P.J. Bass is a new diverse children’s book that creates a playful learning environment for kids. Great news for parents looking for something fun yet educational for their little ones. Rising children’s book... - June 24, 2021 - PJ Books LLC

2021 WNBA Award Winner Announced

The Women's National Book Association announces Hannah Oliver Depp as the 2021 WNBA Award winner. - June 04, 2021 - Women's National Book Association

Timely New Historical Fiction Book Connects Young Readers with Virginia’s Checkered Civil Rights History

Timely New Historical Fiction Book Connects Young Readers with Virginia’s Checkered Civil Rights History

Brothers Sam and Derek and their friend Caitlin are back, with a new mystery at hand - identifying in long-hidden photographs the brave African American teenagers who courageously stood up for civil rights nearly sixty years ago. The latest volume in the fun and informative middle-grade series combining history, mystery, and adventure, shines a light on the civil rights protests of 1963 and the fight to desegregate schools. - January 18, 2021 - MB3 Press

Using Our Library Voices, a New Podcast from Harris County Public Library

The library reaches beyond its walls and into your earbuds through a monthly podcast, Using Our Library Voices. - November 22, 2020 - Harris County Public Library

Connecticut Press Publishes New Haven Town Records, 1769 - 1819

The Connecticut Press issues New Haven Town Records, 1769 - 1819 providing primary resource account of New Haven and its citizens from the American Revolution through the ratification of the 1818 Connecticut Constitution. The 470-page volume is already considered an important new published reference of New Haven's Early National history. The book is available in hardcover and paperback directly from The Connecticut Press or can be ordered through your favorite bookstore. - November 17, 2020 - The Connecticut Press

As COVID Spreads, StateRecords Focuses on Single-Source Information

As COVID Spreads, StateRecords Focuses on Single-Source Information

As coronavirus cases continue to rise, StateRecords offers a simplified view of related numbers and statistics. Using only county-level health department statistics, the website offers a simplified and local view of the pandemic. - July 16, 2020 - Indiana State Records

Michael Adam Lengyel Releases His Newest Hit Graphic Novel Series for Kids

The Power of Forgiveness – What happens to the world when you don't want to help? Where judging others is natural, and forgiveness is impossible to do. Read an online comic series about a girl’s recovery from injustice. - July 08, 2020 - Michael Adam Lengyel

Harris County Public Library Will Resume Curbside Pick-Up May 26th, 2020

Harris County Public Library (HCPL) has announced it will resume no-contact, curbside pick-up service starting Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 - May 21, 2020 - Harris County Public Library

Harris County Public Library Offers Drive-Up Wi-Fi in Time of Social Distancing

Harris County Public Library (HCPL) branches are currently closed due to the COVID-19 Stay Home, Work Safe Order, but they continue to provide much needed services to their communities. This now includes drive-up Wi-Fi connection at 24 HCPL branch locations. HCPL’s Information Technology... - April 24, 2020 - Harris County Public Library

Launch of Free "LitPick Lessons" Downloads for Current Homeschooling Climate During Coronavirus Crisis

LitPick, a national reading and writing initiative, introduces LitPick Lessons, offering free educational downloads to assist parents, teachers, and students with at-home schooling needs through COVID-19 situation. - April 02, 2020 - LitPick

Harris County Public Library Closes Branches in Accordance with Stay Home, Work Safe

In accordance with Harris County’s Stay Home, Work Safe order, Harris County Public Library (HCPL) will close all branches and suspend all at-library services effective at 11:59 PM, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 and running through Friday, April 3, 2020. - March 27, 2020 - Harris County Public Library

Harris County Public Library Temporary Building Closure

Harris County Public Library (HCPL) transitions to online services to stop the spread of COVID-19. - March 21, 2020 - Harris County Public Library

Schloss Publishing is Releasing Their Second Book

Schloss Publishing today announced the release of JoJo KNOWS Pain their second book from the series JoJo KNOWS on December 14, 2019. JoJo Knows is a new imprint focused on true stories of a fun loving, quirky writer and an energetic and awesome father and son. - December 10, 2019 - Schloss Publishing

Highlights for Children to Donate Up to 30,000 Magazines to Kids Need to Read in Honor of Giving Tuesday

For the sixth consecutive year, Highlights and Kids Need to Read partner together to provide magazines to disadvantaged children. - December 02, 2019 - Kids Need to Read

News Hub Media Launches AI4Images.com for Automated Image Enhancement

News Hub Media Launches AI4Images.com for Automated Image Enhancement

News Hub Media announces the launch of AI4Images.com, the Artificial Intelligence for Image Enhancement platform for publishers, entrepreneurs and enterprises. Powered by the same automated image enhancement engine used by major US and international publishers, the AI4Images.com turnkey approach for achieving high-quality image optimization combines cloud-based image processing with predictive enhancement algorithms. - November 01, 2019 - News Hub Media

Americans and the Holocaust Traveling Exhibition Coming to Scott County Public Library

Americans and the Holocaust Traveling Exhibition Coming to Scott County Public Library

The Scott County Public Library has been chosen to host Americans and the Holocaust, a traveling exhibition from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the American Library Association. The exhibit dates will be February 24 through April 7, 2021. The Scott County Public Library is honored to be the only library in Kentucky to have been chosen to host this exhibition. - October 10, 2019 - Scott County Public Library

East View and the Center for Research Libraries Release Open Access Collection of Early 20th Century Chinese Newspapers

The Late Qing and Republican-Era Chinese Newspapers, an Open Access collection, is now available. This is the first of many collections to be built in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries as part of the East View Global Press Archive's CRL Alliance. - September 26, 2019 - East View Information Services

Gulf Coast Reads "The Library Book"

Susan Orlean’s bestseller about the mysterious 1986 Los Angeles Public Library Fire is selected for the annual regional read-along. - August 28, 2019 - Harris County Public Library

Harris County Public Library Collaborates with Community Partners to Develop Tomball Innovation Lab

Harris County Public Library is excited to announce plans for a transformative new resource for the Tomball community: a public Innovation Lab. The Tomball Innovation Lab will be a public Maker Lab offering advanced technologies and services that will allow area inventors, artists, entrepreneurs... - August 28, 2019 - Harris County Public Library

Harris County Public Library Launches a New, Enhanced Website to Encourage New Library Users

Harris County Public Library (HCPL) has launched a new website for current library users, as well as Harris County residents who might be less familiar with the wide range of materials and services the library offers. The new website was designed and developed to heighten the library’s online... - August 24, 2019 - Harris County Public Library

Award-Winning Author Sarit Gradwohl Releases English Translation of Her Debut Novel Hamama; An Overlooked Piece of Jewish History is Illuminated Through Unexpected Eyes

Hamama is the memoir of a spirited girl fighting to find her place in 1930s Yemen. She is a girl in a patriarchal world, a Jew in a Muslim country, and later a religious non-white in the secular, Ashkenazi land of Israel. With her wisdom and determination, Hamama paves her own way from one village to another, finds true love in an unexpected place, and immigrates to the land of Israel, where challenges are not scarce. - July 22, 2019 - Hamama

Gross Humor Book Teaches Prepositions in Spanish and English

Children's author says entertained kids don’t mind learning — even in another language. - June 22, 2019 - Premio Publishing & Gozo Books

Thunderbirds Charities Awards $25,000 Grant to Kids Need to Read

Kids Need to Read is the honored recipient of a $25,000 grant award from Thunderbirds Charities. The funds will be used to provide books and other reading resources to disadvantaged children via The Page Coach. - June 21, 2019 - Kids Need to Read

News Hub Media's ARK DAM Installed for Gannett's designIQ

News Hub Media, an industry leader in software solutions for design production automation and digital asset management systems, announces that Gannett Co., Inc. is deploying the ARK digital asset management (DAM) as its enterprise DAM solution. “We have chosen to implement ARK from News Hub Media. Its feature set aligns with several of Gannett's Digital Asset Management requirements. Our initial implementation will be used by our designIQ team,” says Rick Baker, VP Revenue Solutions Gannett. - May 10, 2019 - News Hub Media

One Million Collector United States Coins Into Circulation

One Million collector United States coins into circulation starting next week, 4/23 to the end of April. greatamericancoinhunt.com. Ground zero for this drop starts next week in Chicago. youtu.be/SknCS43kLrY. RoundTable trading is the organizer of this national event. - April 22, 2019 - Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.

Edgar Allan Poe Appeals for Help in Letter Acquired by Poe Museum

Richmond's Poe Museum has acquired an original Poe letter - the first Poe letter to enter the collection in the past 14 years and only the second in the past 50. Poe wrote it about a year before his death in a desperate appeal for financial assistance from his foster uncle, Edward Valentine, who had been very close to Poe during the latter’s childhood. The letter will be on display this summer. - April 22, 2019 - Poe Museum

"Sea Goddess" Author, Joseph Riden, Publishes First Novel-Length Book

Joseph Riden, Author has released a new book titled, "Sea Goddess." This is his first novel-length book, based on a true story. This book demonstrates the use of atmospheric tension rather than human violence to sustain conflict (and reader interest) in fiction narrative. This story will interest readers seeking exciting, action-filled accounts of an ocean cruising and fishing lifestyle. The book is out in Kindle format now and may be also published in print. - April 18, 2019 - Joseph Riden, Author (sole Prop.)

International Short Story Contest 2019 by Wise Writer Award is Open to Entries

All around the world, thousands of people of all ages write great stories that are never shared or recognized. Creative and original stories that are relegated to an enclosed notebook or document on the computer that no one, other than the author, will read. Aiming to change this reality, a... - April 12, 2019 - Wise Writer Award

Texas Archive of the Moving Image Releases New, Free Online Exhibit Showcasing a Century of Texas Media Discoveries

Scenic Route: Discoveries in Texas Film and Video, a new web exhibit from the Texas Archive of the Moving Image, offers a guided tour of highlights from the Texas Film Round-Up in celebration of the pioneering program's tenth anniversary. - February 21, 2019 - Texas Archive of the Moving Image

Cleveland Tech Conference - April 11, 2019 at LCCC

Cleveland Tech Conference - April 11, 2019 at LCCC

At the NEOTD - Cleveland Tech Conference on April 11th, 2019, attendees will learn about the current state of trending technologies and what the future holds for them. Attendees will get to participate in interactive panel discussions - plus, see the latest tech products on display and IT services showcased in the exhibitor area. Business and school decision makers will learn how they can integrate these solutions into their organization's tech landscape. - January 02, 2019 - SpaceBound Solutions

Kids Need to Read and Highlights™: a Unique #GivingTuesday Partnership

While other nonprofit organizations ask for donations of funds on #GivingTuesday, Kids Need to Read enjoys a unique and highly successful partnership with Highlights to raise tens of thousands of magazines for distribution to disadvantaged children through the two agencies’ annual #GivingTuesday campaign. The magazines benefit Kids Need to Read’s literacy programs for children nationwide. - November 26, 2018 - Kids Need to Read

A Novel Literary Advice Service: Introducing Book Therapy

Book Therapy is seeking questions from book lovers and aficionados regarding their book dilemmas. The company's resident book therapist Bijal Shah will address these questions and publish a weekly Q&A blog on the most pressing literary needs starting July 25, 2018. The weekly Q&A service offers personalised suggestions for one reader every week. These can range from a variety of genres (e.g. literary fiction, historical fiction, romance, non-fiction). - July 08, 2018 - Book Therapy

New Addiction Memoir Honored as Finalist in 2018 International Book Awards

New Addiction Memoir Honored as Finalist in 2018 International Book Awards

LWS Literary Services announces that "Mind on Fire: A Case of Successful Addiction Recovery," written by Philip Muls, was chosen as a Finalist in the Addiction and Recovery category of the 2018 International Book Awards. Muls’ memoir chronicles his journey from high-functioning alcoholic and corporate executive to recovered addict. Muls wrote his story in order to offer hope, support, and guidance to those struggling with addiction. - June 12, 2018 - LWS Literary Services

Gerald G.Money, CEO of GM Entertainment, International Release of Autobiography, "The Chronicles of the New Jack Era," Available on Amazon.com, Barnes&Noble.com

From the mid ’80 to 90’s, every major city to the smallest rural community would experience the drug scourge that engulfed this country, Crack Cocaine. Not even the Heroin epidemic of the 70’s would compare to the Crack Era. "The Chronicles of the New Jack Era" is the true story of the “Original” Gerald G. Money, a real life Drug Dealer loosely depicted in the 1991 Hollywood film "New Jack City." Gangster to God, G' Money shares his life and transformation. - June 05, 2018 - GM Entertainment

Phoenix Comic Fest Provides Major Funding to Local Children’s Literacy Initiative

Kids Need to Read has been the sponsored charity of Phoenix Comic Fest over the past nine years. In that time, the pop culture convention’s support has resulted in over $250,000 raised for the Mesa-based literacy organization’s programs for disadvantaged children. - May 21, 2018 - Kids Need to Read

Harrison House Publishing Announces the Release of "Seventy Years of Blackness" by Verda Byrd

As you read through this heart-warming and thought-provoking story you will get an understanding of the feeling being born white, adopted and raised by a Negro (term used on the birth record) couple and at age 70 find out you are really white. Having spent seventy years as a Negro, Verda thought, "I have been in Seventy Years of Blackness." - May 08, 2018 - Harrison House Publishing

Class Act Books Science Fiction Series Garners Award

On February 21, the Paranormal Romance Guild announced the winners of its 2017 Reviewers Choice Awards, selecting the best books reviewed in the year in the categories of Science fiction/Fantasy, Horror, Anthologies, and Mystery. Once again, Class Act Books author Toni V. Sweeney has garnered an... - February 24, 2018 - Class Act Books

Horror and Fantasy for Class Act Books in February

On February 15, the second part of the epic two-part fantasy series The Arcanian Chronicles by Toni V. Sweeney was released by Class Act Books publishers. Part 1, The Narrative of Riven the Heretic, concluded in January, 2018 with The Forest Witch, (Book 6). Part 2 again picks up the story 3000... - February 24, 2018 - Class Act Books

NEOTD.com Hosts the 2018 Tech Symposium 4/19/2018 at LCCC - Elyria, OH

NEOTD.com Hosts the 2018 Tech Symposium 4/19/2018 at LCCC - Elyria, OH

NEOTD.com is hosting its annual Tech Symposium on April 19th, 2018 (1pm-5pm) at LCCC Campus - Spitzer Center - Elyria, Ohio. This free event for Businesses, Schools, Libraries and Government Agencies will feature presentations from the tech industry's top professionals covering topics like Cyber Security - plus, the latest tech products and services. Attendees will be able to interact with experienced tech industry experts and participate in panel discussions. - January 18, 2018 - SpaceBound Solutions

Is This the Most Expensive Pizza Recipe in the World? Solmentes Press Announces the Publication of Pizza from Scratch

First, you have to burn a field of weeds, sow some wheat and plant Amish Paste heirloom tomato seeds. Meanwhile, you build the oven . . . then you can make pizza from scratch. - January 17, 2018 - Solmentes Press

Class Act Books Launches Epic Fantasy Saga

Class Act Books Launches Epic Fantasy Saga

In 1982, a fledgling writer named Toni V. Sweeney began work on her first fantasy novel. The next year at a Sci-Fi convention in Kearney, Nebraska, she was advised by well-known science fiction/fantasy author George R.R. Martin to “Keep your steam up.” She went on to finish the novel in... - December 18, 2017 - Class Act Books

MemoryWeb Revamps Memory Stamp Feature That Lets Families and Genealogists Tie Details to Photos, Forever

MemoryWeb Revamps Memory Stamp Feature That Lets Families and Genealogists Tie Details to Photos, Forever

MemoryWeb, a company founded on the concept that back-of-the-photo information should travel with photos wherever they go, enhances and redesigns it's memory stamp feature in response to user feedback. - November 28, 2017 - MemoryWeb

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