Libraries Present Online Demonstrations For Craft & Hobby Enthusiasts

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a series of online, craft- and hobby-themed virtual activities and video demonstrations this summer to introduce people to new hobbies and activities, and to give current crafters inspiration and new ideas.

Registration is required for the live-streamed programs ONLY. The demonstration videos can be viewed by selecting “Virtual Programs” on the “Classes and Events” tab on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – www.fortbend.lib.tx.us – and finding the programs on the dates listed.

The August schedule is as follows:

  • Craft Corner” – Thursday, August 5, 4:30 pm (live-streamed)

In this live-streamed Webex event, people of all experience levels – from beginners to advanced – who enjoy any type of crafting are invited to attend to get other crafters’ perspectives, critiques, and suggestions. Chat and network with other crafters who enjoy anything from art and needlework to woodwork and much more! Registration is required; a link to the Webex session will be emailed to all who register.

  • Photography Basics: What Makes This Photograph Great” – Monday, August 9 (pre-recorded video)

Learn how to critique amazing photographs by master photographers to gain a better understanding of the elements that make a photo great. This episode will focus on “Fireflies,” a photograph by Keith Carter, a photographer, educator, and artist from Beaumont, TX, known for his dream-like photos of people, animals, and objects. A link to the video will be posted on FBCL’s online calendar on the designated date, and it can be viewed at any time.

  • Flower-Drawing Workshop”– Thursday, August 26, 10:00 am (live-streamed)

In this live-streamed Webex event, learn how to draw five types of flowers. Viewers are encouraged to have a pen or pencil and paper so that they can follow along in this online instruction. Registration is required; a link to the Webex session will be emailed to all who register.

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