This Week's Headlines

Pct. 2 unit closes impressive year, seizing millions

Mitchell launches legislative campaign

Commissioner candidate forum planned

Residents warned of water scammers

Two men shot at Edgebrook apartments

HFD responds to Gulf Palms house fire

Missing Scarsdale girl, 9, found safe

Contractor debris becoming an issue

Leader looks back on 2021 highlights, low points

Pasadena ISD named H-E-B excellence award finalist

Residents play trash Whac-A-Mole

Thompson Intermediate lists third six-weeks honor roll

BHI releases honor roll students

CCISD celebrates 40 years of tradition

Laura Bush Elementary names second nine-weeks perfect attendance, honor roll

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Dobie eyes track start

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Brook tracksters compete at invite

Dobie VBers honored

Clear Creek ISD inducts Athletic Hall of Honor greats

Wright picks Bethel College

Hao chooses St. Louis College

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.