This Week's Headlines

Nonprofit leads Harvey rebuilding effort

HPD investigates two shootings

City resumes tree waste collection

Local storm recovery center opens

Sagemont project meeting postponed

Pasadena ISD honors top athletes

Leader remembers 2017 highlights

South Belt suffers hard freeze

Man dies in ice-related crash

Annual Homeless Count set for various counties

Melillo Middle School announces honor roll

HCAD sending disaster reappraisal letters

Mayor, nonprofit agencies announce major achievement in housing homeless

Moore lists perfect attendance, honor, merit rolls

BHI releases third six-weeks honor roll

Brook debate students qualify for TFA State

Bush announces perfect attendance, rolls

Soccer squads brave opponents, conditions

Lady Longhorns surge into first place; boys’ squads take step back

Dobie boys’ soccer to test Region III’s elite

NJCAA Hall of Fame members to welcome San Jac’s Arrington

A quick look back as the 2017 sports scene finishes out

First athletics trophy presented at Dobie9

SJC women’s hoops ranked 24th nationally

 

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.