Books

Cinco Ranch Literary Lunch League To Discuss “Chocolat” Online In December

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library currently offers online book-club meetings through Webex/Zoom so that readers can interact with others in real time and participate from home. Books can be requested by calling the library, or by placing them on hold in the online catalog. Digital versions of some books are also available for download from FBCL’s eLibrary. The schedule of book club meetings at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library in December is […]

Students Invited to Participate in 2021-2022 Letters About Literature Texas Competition

The Texas Center for the Book (TCFB) has launched the 2021-2022 Letters About Literature Texas contest, a program that invites students to respond to authors of books or poetry who have touched their lives. The contest is open to Texas students in grades 4 through 12. Students, educators, and families: join the Texas Center for the Book in promoting the joys of reading and writing! Participants select a book, book series, essay, play, poem, short […]

Bestselling Author Lisa See To Headline Libraries’ Virtual Book Fest

Lisa See

New York Times bestselling author Lisa See will be the special guest author at Fort Bend County Libraries’ virtual Book Fest, which takes place on Saturday, November 13, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. This online event will be live-streamed through Webex; it will NOT be in person. During the “Ask Me Anything with Lisa See” session from 3:00 to 4:00 pm, See will talk about the experiences she faced throughout her writing career, from her early efforts at writing to […]

Friends Of George Memorial Library Host Fall Book Sale

The Friends of the George Memorial Library will host a Fall Book Sale on Saturday, November 6, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, at the front entrance of the library, located at 1001 Golfview in Richmond. People who love books, people who love bargains, and people who need to get rid of some spare change will find a lot in common at the book sale, where they will discover adult and children’s books, teen/Young Adult books, paperbacks in […]

South Texas Literacy Coalition Named 2021 Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award Winner

The Texas Center for the Book has announced that the South Texas Literacy Coalition is the recipient of the sixth annual Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award. This $2,000 award, which honors a qualified 501(c)(3) organization that has made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in Texas, is modeled on the Library of Congress’ annual literacy awards. View a video about this year’s winner. Funded by the Texas Library and Archives Foundation, Inc., the 2021 Literacy Awards […]

Poets Laureate to Visit Big Bend Area to Celebrate Release of Award-Winning The National Parks: A Century of Grace Book Accompanied by Singer-Songwriter Lisa Carver

The Brewster County Tourism Council and Visit Big Bend welcomes Texas Poets Laureate Karla K. Morton and Alan Birkelbach with singer-songwriter Lisa Carver, as they present two programs in our area October 27-28 in celebration of the poets’ award-winning, historic book: “The National Parks: A Century of Grace.” Karla K. Morton was named Texas Poet Laureate in 2010 and is a member of the Texas Institute of Letters. With 15 poetry collections, Morton is the […]

5 Tips for Writing an Essay

Writing an essay is one of the most dreaded tasks in student life. Whether you have to write it for a class, IELTS scholarship, or contest, students worldwide become overwhelmed with it. It is a project in itself as it takes time and research, however, custom writing service USA recommends some steps (shared below) which can make the process manageable and easy. Let’s get started:  5 Tips on Writing a Paper Effectively 1. Select a […]

Translating languages- Bridging the Differences

For centuries, Translation is serving the purpose of communication between people and bridging the gap. The ability to speak with people from various areas of the world opens up many avenues of opportunities. We can disseminate our products and ideas all over the world thanks to languages and Translation. We may learn about other cultures and communicate with them by using translated texts and communications. This highlights the importance of translation agencies like JK Translate […]

Everything About How to Get a Scholarship for University

Higher education is definitely expensive. It is not just paying for classes. Books, learning materials, dorms, or apartments require having sufficient funds. However, scholarships can greatly help with tuition fees. Most first-year students think about loans as the only option. Not every need-based financial aid can cover many expenses. Meanwhile, every year numerous scholarships just remain empty, as students simply do not know about them. There are different types of grants that you can get […]

How To Enjoy A Weekend By Giving Wings To Your Creativity

Creativity has different meanings for different people. For some, it can be reading or writing a book or a blog; for others, it can be cooking or creating a painting. In a busy schedule, one does not magically get the time to be creative, but one has to make time for it and the weekend vibes provide the perfect getaway for it. Here are a few ways with which you can give wings to your […]