This Week's Headlines

Ellington celebrates 100th anniversary

Annual cook-off set for April 27-29

Morman speaks on state of Precinct 2

Turn lanes coming to Beamer, 2351

Naked man arrested at Brio site

Trash pickup dates change for some

SJC to host summer camps for children

CenterFest introduces new podcast

SJC announces upcoming events

PISD fine arts calendar announced

Bettencourt’s bill approved for voter approval of pension

HC Master Gardeners to host free activities

Judge Delgado visits with SJC class

Hobby Airport hosts HobbyFest

Jury scam plagues Harris County
Rothko Chapel to host symposium

Dobie’s Hunter scores 22-6A MVP

DP drops Dobie softball

SJC reaches quarters

Bidistrict soccer takes center stage

San Jac softball head coach Saenz earns career 500th win

Myers a savior at Paris College

San Jac women’s basketball eliminated

Dobie baseball gets back on track, takes down Rayburn 7-2 at Maguire

 

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.