Each month, the Helen Hall Library features a local artist and displays their artwork for the community. The artist for the month of October is Valree Kirkpatrick Brooks. Brooks has lived in the Clear Lake City area since 1971. She is a Clear Creek High School graduate and has an Interior Design degree from South Texas State University in San Marcos. She enjoys spending time with her son and two grandsons, who all reside in the area. She enjoys gardening, swimming and spending time with friends. Her artwork is on display on the first floor of the Helen Hall Library.