Books

5 Texas Public Libraries to Collect Resources for Your Literature Review

Just like all Texas residents and especially students, we gratefully acknowledge the efforts of each and every public Texas library. Nonetheless, in this review of Texas libraries, we’re here to list the top 5 library choices for learners who feel stuck with the question “where should I find resources to write my literature review?”. Before visiting don’t forget to check for the official websites of every library as their administrative boards are always there to write the updated info […]

Participate In Libraries’ Book Clubs From Home  

Book lovers don’t need to let COVID-19 social distancing keep them from sharing their opinions and feelings about books with other readers. Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will offer a different format for book-club meetings this summer – all book-club meetings will take place online through Zoom so that readers can interact with others in real time and participate from the comfort and safety of home! Fort Bend County Libraries’ book clubs represent a wide […]

Katy Library Activities

Curbside Pickup at the Katy Library While the Katy Library at 5414 Franz Road is closed to the public, it is offering curbside pickup to check out items on your library account. For more information or to request an appointment, call 281-391-3509. Items can be ordered online at www.hcpl.net. Grab-n-Go Lunch at the Katy Library Stop by the Katy Library this summer to grab a free lunch courtesy of the Houston Food Bank. Food will be […]

Exciting Virtual Programs For Young Adults, Teens In July  

This summer, Fort Bend County Libraries will offer fun, virtual programs specifically designed for high school-age teens in grades 9 through 12. The programs will be either live-streamed via Zoom or pre-recorded videos. Registration is required for the live-streamed programs only. An email with the link for the Zoom meeting will be sent to all who register. The pre-recorded how-to videos can be viewed on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – www.fortbend.lib.tx.us – by clicking on […]

 Libraries Present Introductory Computer How-To Videos  

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a series of introductory video demonstrations in June and July to introduce people to various aspects of computer use and technology. These how-to videos can be viewed on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – www.fortbend.lib.tx.us – by clicking on the “Classes and Events” tab, selecting “Virtual Programs,” and finding the virtual “class” on the dates listed. Each topic includes multiple sub-topics, and participants can choose to view the whole series […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Encourages Aspiring Writers With Story Spinners Club               

Join other aspiring writers at Fort Bend County Libraries’ “Story Spinners Writing Club” on Thursday, June 18, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. The topic for June is “Character Arcs.” This program will be a virtual session presented via Zoom; it will NOT be in person. Participants who register for the event will be emailed a link to a Zoom meeting, and they may join the discussion from the comfort of home. From beginning blogger to published […]

Texas Center for the Book Seeking Nominations for $2,000 Literacy Award

AUSTIN – The Texas Center for the Book is seeking qualified nonprofit organizations that have made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in Texas for the Fifth Annual Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award. The winning organization will receive a $2,000 cash award to assist in its future work promoting reading and combating illiteracy. Additionally, at least one honorable mention recipient will be awarded $500. The award provides public recognition to 501(c)(3) organizations that are […]

Participate In Libraries’ Book Clubs From Home  

Book lovers don’t need to let COVID-19 social distancing keep them from sharing their opinions and feelings about books with other readers. Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will offer a different format for book-club meetings this summer – all book-club meetings will take place online through Zoom so that readers can interact with others in real time and participate from the comfort and safety of home! Fort Bend County Libraries’ book clubs represent a wide […]

Exciting Virtual Programs For Young Adults, Teens In June  

This summer, Fort Bend County Libraries will offer fun, virtual programs specifically designed for high school-age teens in grades 9 through 12. The programs will be either live-streamed via Zoom or pre-recorded videos. Registration is required for the live-streamed programs only. An email with the link for the Zoom meeting will be sent to all who register. The pre-recorded how-to videos can be viewed on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – www.fortbend.lib.tx.us – by clicking on the “Classes […]

BARBARA BUSH HOUSTON LITERACY FOUNDATION AND RELIANT TEAM UP TO FIGHT THE SUMMER LEARNING SLIDE

More than a dozen organizations receive vouchers for books and learning essentials to support disadvantaged children during COVID-19 HOUSTON – The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation (Foundation) and Reliant have teamed up to provide $30,000 in vouchers for books and other learning essentials to more than a dozen Houston-area organizations who serve disadvantaged children. The voucher initiative will help  mitigate summer learning loss and support at-home learning. This joint effort is an extension of the HTX Reads Book Drive hosted by […]