This Week's Headlines

Scarsdale bridge to be closed

COVID cases continue at local school districts

Increased city water rates take effect

Swimming pools scheduled to close

Nicholas does little damage locally

Firefighters honor Eaves

City to require unvaxxed workers to test

HPD responds to 2 Gulf Freeway deaths

Sparks fly at Little League meeting

Man gets stabbed near Edgebrook

Pct. 2 continues large-scale drug busts

New garbage collection for Pearland

Truck gets stuck, blocks traffic

CenterPoint issues electric, natural gas flooding safety tips

Apartment complex catches fire

Golfing tournament set for Judge Risner

Dobie color guards

CCISD named among top employers

Local deputies assist in raids

San Jac opens new Welcome Center

Laura Bush celebrates a new school year

HCSO hosts virtual forum set for Sept. 21

SoHo construction students cut wood

SJC announces two new South Campus buildings

Meador teachers have a dessert day

Community shares food with overworked hospital staff

Exxon visits South Belt Leader


JFD tennis gifts water to school clinic

Dobie moves to 3-0 with win over Friendswood

Garcia leads JFD; locals win at DP

Lady Horns sweep Channelview to open 22-6A play

Longhorn tennis remembers Ike

LSA cross-country coasts to victories

Wolverine boys earn x-country win

Brook takes down LP; Lacy scores 5

JFD subvarsity football gets wins

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.