This Week's Headlines

Clear Creek ISD celebrates 70th anniversary

Early voting continues through Dec. 7

Woman’s body found near Edgebrook

Boykins holds holiday celebration

Arrest made in Dobie booster club theft

Leader Christmas program begins

Weber evacuated due to gas leak

City responds to construction

Driver killed in Beltway 8 crash

Leader shares holiday photos entered for Facebook contest

Sen. Paul Bettencourt holds property tax hearing

State candidates answers Leader questions before election

Clear Creek ISD pays tribute for military service

CCISD approves rebuild project

Stuchbery names rolls

ACA deadline Dec. 15

Burnett Elementary announces first nine-weeks awards

UHCL holds commencement ceremonies at NRG Arena

Date set for annual golf tournament

Annie Moses Band’s Christmas concert tour comes to UHCL Bayou Theater

Dobie’s Mercado chooses Angelina baseball

Brook’s Routsas lands honors at UTSA

San Jac baseball’s Koehler earns ABCA honor

PISD intermediate hoops hits holiday stretch

JFD legend Cobb enters CF Hall of Fame

Dobie’s Cole among UMHB football honorees

Martinez an MMA title belt holder

Brook, Dobie athletes score academic honors, more

District hoops: Summer Creek nips JFD girls

SBHLL, SBGSA registering online

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.