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Events in January 2023

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Jan 1, 2023
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Jan 3, 2023
Jan 4, 2023(1 event)

2:00 pm: Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ Esl Conversation Circles


Jan 4, 2023

Are you learning to speak English? Would you like some practice in a casual, informal atmosphere? Fort Bend County Libraries presents a program for individuals of all nationalities who would like a place to practice their English language and conversation skills. The “ESL Conversation Circles” provide an opportunity for non-English-speaking people to gather in a relaxed setting, and discuss topics of their own choosing while practicing their English skills.

The ESL Conversation Circles will take place at multiple locations in the Fort Bend County library system in January. Reservations are NOT required. The schedule is as follows:

  • Mission Bend Branch Library– 8421 Addicks Clodine Road

o   Wednesdays, January 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2:00-3:00 pm, Meeting Room.

  • Cinco Ranch Branch Library– 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy

o   Fridays, January 6, 13, and 20, 2:00-3:00 pm, Multi-purpose Room.

The program is free and open to the public. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the ESL/Adult Literacy Department at George Memorial Library (281-341-2652), the Cinco Ranch Branch Library (281-395-1311) or the Mission Bend Branch Library (832-471-5900).

Jan 5, 2023
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Jan 10, 2023(1 event)

2:00 pm: Libraries Present Craft Programs For Adults In January


Jan 10, 2023

Fort Bend County Libraries will present hands-on programs in January for adult crafters who would like to learn new crafts or network and share ideas with others who appreciate crafting of all types. Find inspiration, get feedback, or simply enjoy the camaraderie of other crafters during these free events.

The schedule of activities in January is as follows:

  • Adult Craft Club– Tuesdays, January 10 and 24, 2:00-4:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy.

Craft enthusiasts 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! Those attending should bring their projects and their own crafting supplies. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available. Crafters are invited to come and go as time permits.

  • No Glitter PleaseCraft Club – Thursday, January 19, 2:00-3:00 pm, Mission Bend Branch Library, 8421 Addicks Clodine Road.

In this monthly craft club, which meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month, craft enthusiasts 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! Those attending should bring their projects and their own crafting supplies. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available. Crafters are invited to come and go as time permits.

  • Nifty Needlers-- Friday, January 20, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South, Fulshear.

Needlework enthusiasts of all experience levels who enjoy any type of crocheting, knitting, or sewing are invited to attend to get other needlecrafters’ perspectives, critiques, and suggestions. Those attending should bring their own yarn, strings, and needles to start or finish a project, while chatting, networking, and enjoying the company of fellow needlecrafters. The group meets on the 3rd Friday of every month.

  • Bullet Journaling Adult Craft Program” – Wednesday, January 25, 2:00-3:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy.

Learn how a Bullet Journal can be used to keep ideas and tasks organized. This customizable system can be used as a to-do list, calendar, sketchbook, tracker, diary, or any combination of these tasks. Learn about layouts, stencils, and hand-lettering that can be used to add a creative, personalized touch. Those attending this class will construct their own journal with pencil/pen, a ruler, a pre-dotted grid on letter-size paper, and a saddle-stitch binding technique. Registration required.

The activities are free and open to the public. Registration is required for the Bullet Journaling class ONLY. For more information, or to register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes & Events,” select the library, and find the program on the date indicated. For more information, call the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

To see a variety of DIY craft videos created for adults by Fort Bend County Libraries staff, visit the library system’s YouTube channel -- https://bit.ly/FBCLYouTubeChannel.

Jan 11, 2023(1 event)

2:00 pm: Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ Esl Conversation Circles


Jan 11, 2023

Are you learning to speak English? Would you like some practice in a casual, informal atmosphere? Fort Bend County Libraries presents a program for individuals of all nationalities who would like a place to practice their English language and conversation skills. The “ESL Conversation Circles” provide an opportunity for non-English-speaking people to gather in a relaxed setting, and discuss topics of their own choosing while practicing their English skills.

The ESL Conversation Circles will take place at multiple locations in the Fort Bend County library system in January. Reservations are NOT required. The schedule is as follows:

  • Mission Bend Branch Library– 8421 Addicks Clodine Road

o   Wednesdays, January 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2:00-3:00 pm, Meeting Room.

  • Cinco Ranch Branch Library– 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy

o   Fridays, January 6, 13, and 20, 2:00-3:00 pm, Multi-purpose Room.

The program is free and open to the public. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the ESL/Adult Literacy Department at George Memorial Library (281-341-2652), the Cinco Ranch Branch Library (281-395-1311) or the Mission Bend Branch Library (832-471-5900).

Jan 12, 2023
Jan 13, 2023
Jan 14, 2023(1 event)

2:00 pm: Get Tips On Wills & Estate Planning At Mission Bend Branch Library


Jan 14, 2023

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a special program on “Wills & Estate-Planning” on Saturday, January 14, beginning at 2:00 pm, in the Meeting Room at the Mission Bend Branch Library, located at 8421 Addicks Clodine Road in northeast Fort Bend County.

Presented by Lena Engelage, an attorney with Lone Star Legal Aid, the program will provide an overview of the advantages of estate planning, as well as the disadvantages of not having a plan. The program will cover wills, probate vs. non-probate assets, declaration of guardianship, statutory durable powers of attorney, medical power of attorney, physician’s directive (aka living wills), HIPAA, disposition of remains, and transfer on death deeds.

Engelage received her law degree from the Texas Tech University School of Law, and she is a practicing attorney with Lone Star Legal Aid. She has specialized in the area of Estate Planning and Probate.

The program is free and open to the public. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the Mission Bend Branch Library (832-471-5900) or the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

Jan 15, 2023
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Jan 18, 2023(1 event)

2:00 pm: Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ Esl Conversation Circles


Jan 18, 2023

Are you learning to speak English? Would you like some practice in a casual, informal atmosphere? Fort Bend County Libraries presents a program for individuals of all nationalities who would like a place to practice their English language and conversation skills. The “ESL Conversation Circles” provide an opportunity for non-English-speaking people to gather in a relaxed setting, and discuss topics of their own choosing while practicing their English skills.

The ESL Conversation Circles will take place at multiple locations in the Fort Bend County library system in January. Reservations are NOT required. The schedule is as follows:

  • Mission Bend Branch Library– 8421 Addicks Clodine Road

o   Wednesdays, January 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2:00-3:00 pm, Meeting Room.

  • Cinco Ranch Branch Library– 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy

o   Fridays, January 6, 13, and 20, 2:00-3:00 pm, Multi-purpose Room.

The program is free and open to the public. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the ESL/Adult Literacy Department at George Memorial Library (281-341-2652), the Cinco Ranch Branch Library (281-395-1311) or the Mission Bend Branch Library (832-471-5900).

Jan 19, 2023(1 event)

2:00 pm: Libraries Present Craft Programs For Adults In January


Jan 19, 2023

Fort Bend County Libraries will present hands-on programs in January for adult crafters who would like to learn new crafts or network and share ideas with others who appreciate crafting of all types. Find inspiration, get feedback, or simply enjoy the camaraderie of other crafters during these free events.

The schedule of activities in January is as follows:

  • Adult Craft Club– Tuesdays, January 10 and 24, 2:00-4:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy.

Craft enthusiasts 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! Those attending should bring their projects and their own crafting supplies. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available. Crafters are invited to come and go as time permits.

  • No Glitter PleaseCraft Club – Thursday, January 19, 2:00-3:00 pm, Mission Bend Branch Library, 8421 Addicks Clodine Road.

In this monthly craft club, which meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month, craft enthusiasts 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! Those attending should bring their projects and their own crafting supplies. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available. Crafters are invited to come and go as time permits.

  • Nifty Needlers-- Friday, January 20, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South, Fulshear.

Needlework enthusiasts of all experience levels who enjoy any type of crocheting, knitting, or sewing are invited to attend to get other needlecrafters’ perspectives, critiques, and suggestions. Those attending should bring their own yarn, strings, and needles to start or finish a project, while chatting, networking, and enjoying the company of fellow needlecrafters. The group meets on the 3rd Friday of every month.

  • Bullet Journaling Adult Craft Program” – Wednesday, January 25, 2:00-3:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy.

Learn how a Bullet Journal can be used to keep ideas and tasks organized. This customizable system can be used as a to-do list, calendar, sketchbook, tracker, diary, or any combination of these tasks. Learn about layouts, stencils, and hand-lettering that can be used to add a creative, personalized touch. Those attending this class will construct their own journal with pencil/pen, a ruler, a pre-dotted grid on letter-size paper, and a saddle-stitch binding technique. Registration required.

The activities are free and open to the public. Registration is required for the Bullet Journaling class ONLY. For more information, or to register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes & Events,” select the library, and find the program on the date indicated. For more information, call the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

To see a variety of DIY craft videos created for adults by Fort Bend County Libraries staff, visit the library system’s YouTube channel -- https://bit.ly/FBCLYouTubeChannel.

Jan 20, 2023(1 event)

12:00 pm: Libraries Present Craft Programs For Adults In January


Jan 20, 2023

Fort Bend County Libraries will present hands-on programs in January for adult crafters who would like to learn new crafts or network and share ideas with others who appreciate crafting of all types. Find inspiration, get feedback, or simply enjoy the camaraderie of other crafters during these free events.

The schedule of activities in January is as follows:

  • Adult Craft Club– Tuesdays, January 10 and 24, 2:00-4:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy.

Craft enthusiasts 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! Those attending should bring their projects and their own crafting supplies. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available. Crafters are invited to come and go as time permits.

  • No Glitter PleaseCraft Club – Thursday, January 19, 2:00-3:00 pm, Mission Bend Branch Library, 8421 Addicks Clodine Road.

In this monthly craft club, which meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month, craft enthusiasts 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! Those attending should bring their projects and their own crafting supplies. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available. Crafters are invited to come and go as time permits.

  • Nifty Needlers-- Friday, January 20, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South, Fulshear.

Needlework enthusiasts of all experience levels who enjoy any type of crocheting, knitting, or sewing are invited to attend to get other needlecrafters’ perspectives, critiques, and suggestions. Those attending should bring their own yarn, strings, and needles to start or finish a project, while chatting, networking, and enjoying the company of fellow needlecrafters. The group meets on the 3rd Friday of every month.

  • Bullet Journaling Adult Craft Program” – Wednesday, January 25, 2:00-3:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy.

Learn how a Bullet Journal can be used to keep ideas and tasks organized. This customizable system can be used as a to-do list, calendar, sketchbook, tracker, diary, or any combination of these tasks. Learn about layouts, stencils, and hand-lettering that can be used to add a creative, personalized touch. Those attending this class will construct their own journal with pencil/pen, a ruler, a pre-dotted grid on letter-size paper, and a saddle-stitch binding technique. Registration required.

The activities are free and open to the public. Registration is required for the Bullet Journaling class ONLY. For more information, or to register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes & Events,” select the library, and find the program on the date indicated. For more information, call the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

To see a variety of DIY craft videos created for adults by Fort Bend County Libraries staff, visit the library system’s YouTube channel -- https://bit.ly/FBCLYouTubeChannel.

Jan 21, 2023
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Jan 23, 2023
Jan 24, 2023(1 event)

2:00 pm: Libraries Present Craft Programs For Adults In January


Jan 24, 2023

Fort Bend County Libraries will present hands-on programs in January for adult crafters who would like to learn new crafts or network and share ideas with others who appreciate crafting of all types. Find inspiration, get feedback, or simply enjoy the camaraderie of other crafters during these free events.

The schedule of activities in January is as follows:

  • Adult Craft Club– Tuesdays, January 10 and 24, 2:00-4:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy.

Craft enthusiasts 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! Those attending should bring their projects and their own crafting supplies. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available. Crafters are invited to come and go as time permits.

  • No Glitter PleaseCraft Club – Thursday, January 19, 2:00-3:00 pm, Mission Bend Branch Library, 8421 Addicks Clodine Road.

In this monthly craft club, which meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month, craft enthusiasts 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! Those attending should bring their projects and their own crafting supplies. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available. Crafters are invited to come and go as time permits.

  • Nifty Needlers-- Friday, January 20, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South, Fulshear.

Needlework enthusiasts of all experience levels who enjoy any type of crocheting, knitting, or sewing are invited to attend to get other needlecrafters’ perspectives, critiques, and suggestions. Those attending should bring their own yarn, strings, and needles to start or finish a project, while chatting, networking, and enjoying the company of fellow needlecrafters. The group meets on the 3rd Friday of every month.

  • Bullet Journaling Adult Craft Program” – Wednesday, January 25, 2:00-3:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy.

Learn how a Bullet Journal can be used to keep ideas and tasks organized. This customizable system can be used as a to-do list, calendar, sketchbook, tracker, diary, or any combination of these tasks. Learn about layouts, stencils, and hand-lettering that can be used to add a creative, personalized touch. Those attending this class will construct their own journal with pencil/pen, a ruler, a pre-dotted grid on letter-size paper, and a saddle-stitch binding technique. Registration required.

The activities are free and open to the public. Registration is required for the Bullet Journaling class ONLY. For more information, or to register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes & Events,” select the library, and find the program on the date indicated. For more information, call the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

To see a variety of DIY craft videos created for adults by Fort Bend County Libraries staff, visit the library system’s YouTube channel -- https://bit.ly/FBCLYouTubeChannel.

Jan 25, 2023(2 events)

2:00 pm: Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ Esl Conversation Circles


Jan 25, 2023

Are you learning to speak English? Would you like some practice in a casual, informal atmosphere? Fort Bend County Libraries presents a program for individuals of all nationalities who would like a place to practice their English language and conversation skills. The “ESL Conversation Circles” provide an opportunity for non-English-speaking people to gather in a relaxed setting, and discuss topics of their own choosing while practicing their English skills.

The ESL Conversation Circles will take place at multiple locations in the Fort Bend County library system in January. Reservations are NOT required. The schedule is as follows:

  • Mission Bend Branch Library– 8421 Addicks Clodine Road

o   Wednesdays, January 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2:00-3:00 pm, Meeting Room.

  • Cinco Ranch Branch Library– 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy

o   Fridays, January 6, 13, and 20, 2:00-3:00 pm, Multi-purpose Room.

The program is free and open to the public. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the ESL/Adult Literacy Department at George Memorial Library (281-341-2652), the Cinco Ranch Branch Library (281-395-1311) or the Mission Bend Branch Library (832-471-5900).

2:00 pm: Libraries Present Craft Programs For Adults In January


Jan 25, 2023

Fort Bend County Libraries will present hands-on programs in January for adult crafters who would like to learn new crafts or network and share ideas with others who appreciate crafting of all types. Find inspiration, get feedback, or simply enjoy the camaraderie of other crafters during these free events.

  • Adult Craft Club– Tuesdays, January 10 and 24, 2:00-4:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy.

Craft enthusiasts 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! Those attending should bring their projects and their own crafting supplies. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available. Crafters are invited to come and go as time permits.

  • No Glitter PleaseCraft Club – Thursday, January 19, 2:00-3:00 pm, Mission Bend Branch Library, 8421 Addicks Clodine Road.

In this monthly craft club, which meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month, craft enthusiasts 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! Those attending should bring their projects and their own crafting supplies. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available. Crafters are invited to come and go as time permits.

  • Nifty Needlers-- Friday, January 20, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South, Fulshear.

Needlework enthusiasts of all experience levels who enjoy any type of crocheting, knitting, or sewing are invited to attend to get other needlecrafters’ perspectives, critiques, and suggestions. Those attending should bring their own yarn, strings, and needles to start or finish a project, while chatting, networking, and enjoying the company of fellow needlecrafters. The group meets on the 3rd Friday of every month.

  • Bullet Journaling Adult Craft Program” – Wednesday, January 25, 2:00-3:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy.

Learn how a Bullet Journal can be used to keep ideas and tasks organized. This customizable system can be used as a to-do list, calendar, sketchbook, tracker, diary, or any combination of these tasks. Learn about layouts, stencils, and hand-lettering that can be used to add a creative, personalized touch. Those attending this class will construct their own journal with pencil/pen, a ruler, a pre-dotted grid on letter-size paper, and a saddle-stitch binding technique. Registration required.

The activities are free and open to the public. Registration is required for the Bullet Journaling class ONLY. For more information, or to register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes & Events,” select the library, and find the program on the date indicated. For more information, call the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

To see a variety of DIY craft videos created for adults by Fort Bend County Libraries staff, visit the library system’s YouTube channel -- https://bit.ly/FBCLYouTubeChannel.

Jan 26, 2023
Jan 27, 2023
Jan 28, 2023(1 event)

2:00 pm: Mission Bend Branch Library Hosts Salsa Dance Class


Jan 28, 2023

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Mission Bend Branch Library will have an introductory “Salsa Dancing for Beginners”class on Saturday, January 28, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8421 Addicks Clodine Road in northeast Fort Bend County.

Local dance instructors Loy and Bernardine Farmer will provide a basic introduction to the Salsa, an energetic partner-style of dance based on simple, repetitive movements. The instructors will demonstrate everything from basic steps and turns to cross-body leads.

Participants are requested to come as a dancing pair; solo participants cannot be paired with a partner. Because space is limited to 15 couples, registration is required. Participants should include their partner’s name when registering.

The series is free and open to the public. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes & Events,” select “Mission Bend Branch Library,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library (832-471-5900) or by visiting the library.

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