The week's events
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Aug 8, 2022(1 event)
12:00 pm: Fulshear Book Clubs Announce August Reading Selections
The next meeting of the Day Readers Book Club will take place on Monday, August 8, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is Celeste Ng’s novel, Little Fires Everywhere. This title is available in print, audio, and digitally as an ebook and e-audiobook on OverDrive; call the library to check availability of additional print copies. This book club meets on the second Monday of every month.
The Fulshear Night Readers Guild will meet on Monday, August 29, beginning at 6:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is The Awakening: A Solitary Soul, written by Kate Chopin. This title is available in print, audio, and digitally as an e-audiobook and ebook on OverDrive and as an e-audiobook on Hoopla; call the library to check availability of additional print copies. This book club meets on the lasts Monday of every month.
The book club meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us) or call the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library (281-633-4675). 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. New members are always welcome.
Aug 9, 2022(1 event)
10:00 am: Law Library’s “Pro Se Basics” Series Introduces Free Legal Info Resources
Fort Bend County Libraries’ Law Librarian, Andrew Bennett, will present a series of “Pro Se Basics” introductory demonstrations of the informational legal resources that are available to the public at the Fort Bend County Willie Melton Law Library. These programs will be available both in-person and online.
The introductory classes will take place on Tuesdays August 2, 9, 16, and 23, from 10:00 to 11:00 am, in Conference Room C, of the Fort Bend County Willie Melton Law Library. Individuals may choose to attend individual sessions or the whole series.
The classes will introduce important procedural information for self-represented litigants who wish to begin their legal research, represent themselves in court, or seek resources for their Family Law or Probate issues.
The material that will be discussed is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. Librarians cannot provide legal advice or recommend specific forms. The August schedule is as follows:
The series will continue in September.
The classes are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, however, and reservations are required. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes & Events.” Select “Virtual Programs” or “Fort Bend County Willie Melton Law Library.” Choose the program and complete the online registration. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-341-3718.
NOTE: Please indicate in the “Special Notes” section of the online registration form whether you wish to attend in-person or online.
The Fort Bend County Willie Melton Law Library is located in the Fort Bend County Justice Center at 1422 Eugene Heimann Circle, Room 20714, in Richmond.
Aug 10, 2022(1 event)
2:00 pm: Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ Esl Conversation Circles
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 August. Reservations are NOT required. The schedule is as follows:
o Wednesdays, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2:00-3:00 pm, Meeting Room.
o Fridays, August 12 and 26, 2:00-3:00 pm, Conference Classroom.
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).
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