This Week's Headlines

Early voting to begin Oct. 22

South Belters celebrate fall, Halloween

Wings Over Houston takes flight

Woman targeted near Scarsdale bank

City work to begin on Hall Road

PISD to hold ECHS meeting

Turner, Martin hold town hall

Airshow nears

Dobie9 donates to Michael victims

Daniel announces launch of jury reminder system

HCFCD completes post-Harvey removal of stormwater blockages

UHCL seeks local vendors

San Jacinto College schedules calendar activity briefs

J. Frank Dobie High School announces first six-weeks honor roll

New institute at UHCL researches nutrition, exercise

UHCL releases calendar briefs

Thompson Intermediate names honor roll

CCISD students earn AP Award

Kingwood slows Dobie football 35-10

Brook, Dobie VB make playoffs

JFD’s Padilla, Singleton to cross-country regional

Mustangs’ subvarsity FB hands Dobie two defeats

Atkinson Gridiron winners honored

Dobie, Brook netters lose in bidistrict round

Browns sign Dobie graduate Jackson

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., Tuesdays from 10 a.m.to 6 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.