This Week's Headlines

Local storm debris cleanup continues

Ambulance involved in fatal crash

20th annual Evening of Cuisine set

Multiple purses stolen from vehicles

Teaneck murder suspect still at large

Council members offer assistance

SoHo celebrates 60th anniversary

Constable’s office gives storm advice

State, feds spray for mosquitoes

Harris County Flood Control District focused on flood recovery

E. coli levels fall in new test of Clear Lake waters

Artist comment on abstract show at UHCL Art Gallery

Disaster recovery center opens

CCISD to honor Heroes of Harvey

Mayor urges to report price gouging, scams

Grand opening new industrial education facility

Chamber accepting funds

SJC announces upcoming calendar

PLSR announces schedule changes

More than $1 billion in federal funds OK’d for survivors

Deer Park invite features locals

JFD turnovers costly against MR

Wolverines run past South Houston 52-25

Brook volleyball’s 24-6A battle is real

PISD intermediates get started

BAFL youth season continues

SJC men’s soccer draws Tyler

 

 

Local Libraries

Bracewell City Library
Located at 9002 Kingspoint, Bracewell is inside the Beltway east of Blackhawk. Included in its collection are books-on-tape, compact discs, magazines, large-print books, children's books-on-tape and books in Spanish.

The library offers a variety of services including telephone and in-house reference information, a public access catalog and children's storytimes.

Bracewell provides an outside bookdrop as well as telephone renewal at 832-Bracewell Library sketch393-2580. Self-service facilities available include word processors and a copy machine. The library catalog is available through www.Houstonlibrary.org.

For hours and special events visit Bracewell on the web at www.houstonlibrary.org/bracewell
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For information, call the library at 832-393-2580.

Harris County Parker Williams Library
The spacious 20,000-square-foot Harris County Parker Williams Branch Public Library at Scarsdale and Beamer opened in 1993. Regular seating for reading and study accommodates 125.There are three meetings rooms that may be reserved by the public. Two of the rooms seat 25 and one room seats 50.  These rooms are located by the County Clerk’s office, which is located across the parking lot.

The online catalog is user friendly and can be accessed, along with various databases, from home computers at www.hcpl.net.

Books may be transferred from other branches at no charge. The library features a large Vietnamese collection as well as some Spanish titles and a large selection of DVD’s and CD’s.

The library offers English as a second language classes as well as training for volunteer tutors interested in teaching adults basic literacy or ESL.

Free computer classes are offered monthly. Storytimes are every Wednesday for preschoolers and Thursday mornings for toddlers. Vietnamese story and learning times are presented Saturdays. During the summer, the library sponsors a summer reading program and presents special programs.

Harris County library cards are free to Texas residents who provide proof of their current address. Library hours are Monday from 1 to 9 p.m., Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The library is closed on Tuesdays and Sundays. For information, call 281-484-2036.