Library Resources and Useful Links

Federal Resources

Low-Income Housing AssistanceUS Department of Housing and Urban Development -

Local Housing - Tuscany Court - Ronette Hodges - 512-249-6240
                                    Brian Park - Hondo Gardens - Gary Kersch - 512-331-5172

Taxes – Internal Revenue Service –

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention –

US Department of Health and Human Services –

Food and Drug Administration –

Finances – Consumer Financial Protection Bureau –

Environmental Protection Agency –

US Department of Agriculture -

State Resources

Texas Department of Public Safety –

Texas Department of Health and Human Services –

For a full list of state agencies with links to their websites, use this link at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission -

Mango logo

Mango Languages helps you learn new languages (English, Spanish, German, and many more...).  Prepare for business trips, vacations, or study abroad with practical, conversation-based language lessons.

  1. Click on the logo above or the link below and select "Sign up" in the top right corner
  2. Select the language you would like to start learning (can be changed anytime)
  3. Fill out the registration form (*full library card number)
  4. Click "Create Free Profile"
  5. Enjoy learning new languages!

Ancestry logo

Ancestry is the largest private online genealogy database. It allows users to create virtual family trees to trace their lineage, and get "hints" about who else could be their ancestors. It also contains historical records that can be connected to family members and used as genealogical evidence.

***Please note: This can only be used from within the library's network***
  1. Click the logo above or the link below
  2. Select "Begin Searching" for an over all search or use one of the other search options

Portal to Texas History
The Portal to Texas History has made issues of The Hondo Anvil-Herald available online by clicking here to access.

More information about 'The Portal to Texas History' and its partners is available by clicking here.