Libraries Host Online Activities For Young Adults, Teens In April

This spring, Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will offer fun, online programs specifically designed for high school-age teens in grades 9 through 12.

The programs will be either livestreamed via Webex or pre-recorded videos. Registration is required for the livestreamed programs only. An email with the link for the Webex meeting will be sent to all who register on FBCL’s online virtual calendar.

To register for a livestreamed program or to view the how-to videos, go to the Fort Bend County Libraries website – – click on the “Classes and Events” tab, select “Virtual Programs,” and find the virtual program on the dates listed.

Young Adult Advisory Councils

  • YA Advisory Council” – Tuesday, April 13, 4:00-4:40 pm; Wednesday, April 21, 4:00-5:00 pm; or Wednesday, April 28, 4:00-5:00 pm.

This event will be livestreamed via Webex at the designated time. Teens can earn volunteer-service hours by expressing ideas, organizing upcoming activities, and suggesting new programs and books that would be of interest to young adults at the library. Registration is required.

Young Adult Book Clubs

  • Sienna Subtext: Graphic Novel & Animé Club— Thursday, April 8, 4:00-5:00 pm.

This event will be livestreamed via Webex at the designated time. The book to be discussed is Sonic the Hedgehog, Vol 1, created by Ian Flynn. This title is available on hoopla digital. Registration is required.

  • YA Book Club– Wednesday, April 14, 4:00-5:00 pm.

This event will be livestreamed via Webex at the designated time. This month, readers will discuss Shout, a poetry memoir written by Laurie Halse Anderson. Registration is required.

  • Heavy Inks Graphic Novels Book Club— Saturday, April 17, 11:00 am-12:00 noon.

The book to be discussed is Green Lantern: the Sinestro Corps War, created by Geoff Johns. This title is available in print; call George Memorial Library to check on availability of print copies.

  • YA Book Corner” – Friday, April 23(pre-recorded video)

FBCL library staff share news & views on some captivating Young Adult lit for teens.

  • YA Book Club– Wednesday, April 28, 4:00-5:00 pm

This event will be livestreamed via Webex at the designated time. This month, readers will discuss Bang, a novel written by Barry Lyga. This book selection is available in print. Registration is required.

Young Adult Online Gaming

  • YA Game Hour: ‘The Office’ Trivia” – Saturday, April 10, 2:00 pm.

This event will be livestreamed via Webex at the designated time. Teens in grades 9-12 who enjoy the challenge and excitement of a trivia competition are invited to join in this virtual event, putting their knowledge of Dunder Mifflin and the popular TV show, “The Office,” to the test. Registration is required.

 Young Adult Crafts and Activities

  • YA: Making Poet-Trees– Thursday, April 15, 11:00 am.

In recognition of National Poetry Month, FBCL staff will demonstrate how to create “poet-trees” using sticks and handwritten or printed-out poems. This program will be live-streamed via Webex; registration is required.

  • YA: Cinco de Mayo Piñata” – Thursday, April 29 (pre-recorded video)

Get ready to celebrate Cinco de Mayo by making a custom papier-mâché piñata!

  • YA: Oreo Balls” – Friday, April 30 (pre-recorded video)

Learn how to this tasty treat with only THREE ingredients – Oreo cookies, cream cheese, and frosting!

The activities are free and open to the public. Registration is required for the live Webex sessions only; a link to the Webex session will be emailed to participants who register. To register online at the library’s website (, click on “Classes & Events,” select “Virtual Programs,” and find the program on the date indicated. For more information, call the Fort Bend County Libraries’ Communications Office (281-633-4734).