This Week's Headlines

Dobie ninth-grade center opening postponed

Chamber honors top-10 graduates

CCISD robotics place 2nd in world

HPD officer charged with DWI after annual South Belt cook-off

Sagemont to honor Texas soldiers

UHCL releases faculty research briefs

UHCL Pearland facility opens in 2019

UHCL announces upcoming events

CCISD pays tribute to volunteers of the year

San Jac sets calendar dates, deadlines

CCEF hosts annual fashion show

CC Education Foundation seeks nominations for annual awards

Groundbreaking for Ellington’s new control tower

PISD announces fine arts calendar

Early college students honored

Brook’s Padilla, Herrera at state tennis

BHI boys’ athletics to welcome Arroyo as Battlin’ Bears’ leader

LSA athletes sign collegiately

San Jacinto College softball to nationals

SJC baseball to make 25th series appearance

SJC hoopsters pick universities

Dobie football spring game May 26 at Veterans

Athletics physicals – urgency stressed

 

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.