Profile

Cover photo
Harris County Public Library
224 followers|54,698 views
AboutPostsPhotosVideos

Stream

 
Given the fact that a goodly number of folk believe Shakespeare wasn't really Shakespeare (we, it should be said, are not among them), it is passing strange that he has a birthday at all, but he does and today is it, and he looks fabulous at 450.
Among many other more notable achievements like...say...adding some 3,000 words to our language, in his plays he racked up a body count that puts even Wes Craven to shame. Here's the definitive infographic. http://bit.ly/1rkAja4
1
Add a comment...
 
"Life Changing" oversells more than a few of these, but there are many good and surprising choices here (though as always contemporary poets are under-represented). What do you think?
"Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it."
1
Add a comment...
 
Today's Writers in the Schools poem is by 2nd grader, Daniel.
The world never stays the same. Thunder flashes through the world. Flames roar upon the people. Darkness casts a shadow on us. Water rides fast horses up the world's back. The world has grown, the ...
1
Add a comment...
Have them in circles
224 people
Sarah Panagos's profile photo
Nancy Pinchoff's profile photo
jay tank's profile photo
Bob Callaway's profile photo
Peggy Halyard's profile photo
Cathy Kyle's profile photo
William Dalton's profile photo
The Living Library Player Society's profile photo
Miguel Garcia's profile photo
 
Well, as they say, you only turn 450 once, so here's a little more Big Bill.
1
Add a comment...
 
LightsOut Houston!
1
Add a comment...
 
Over 60 new eAudiobooks for adults, young adults and kids were recently added to our Overdrive Digital Media Catalog along with over 60 eBooks for young adults and kids. http://hcpl.lib.overdrive.com/
1
Add a comment...
People
Have them in circles
224 people
Sarah Panagos's profile photo
Nancy Pinchoff's profile photo
jay tank's profile photo
Bob Callaway's profile photo
Peggy Halyard's profile photo
Cathy Kyle's profile photo
William Dalton's profile photo
The Living Library Player Society's profile photo
Miguel Garcia's profile photo
Contact Information
Contact info
Email
Address
Houston, TX
Story
Tagline
your pathway to knowledge
Introduction

Harris County Public Library provides information and resources to enrich lives and strengthen communities through innovative services within and beyond our walls.