Library Resources and Useful Links

Federal Resources

Low-Income Housing AssistanceUS Department of Housing and Urban Development - https://www.hud.gov/topics/rental_assistance

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

Taxes – Internal Revenue Service – www.irs.gov

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – www.cdc.gov

US Department of Health and Human Services – www.hhs.gov

Food and Drug Administration – www.fda.govwww.fda.gov

Finances – Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – https://www.consumerfinance.gov/

Environmental Protection Agency – www.epa.gov

US Department of Agriculture - https://www.usda.gov/

State Resources

Texas Department of Public Safety – www.dps.texas.gov

Texas Department of Health and Human Services – www.hhs.texas.gov

For a full list of state agencies with links to their websites, use this link at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission - https://www.tsl.texas.gov/apps/lrs/agencies/index.html


Mango logo

Description:
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.

Instructions:
  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!
           https://connect.mangolanguages.com/hondo/start



Ancestry logo

Description:
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.

Instructions:
***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
           https://ancestrylibrary.proquest.com


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.