Books

Libraries Host “What’s Up With This Week” Video Series In October

            Hear about fascinating facts from throughout history at Fort Bend County Libraries’ “What’s Up with This Week” video series in October.           Each Sunday in October, library staff will share pre-recorded videos of fun and interesting facts and recollections of events that have taken place during that week from throughout history. In addition, viewers will learn about books and other online resources where they can discover more about the subjects in the video. The videos […]

Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ 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 “Conversation Circles” provide an opportunity for non-English-speaking people discuss topics of their own choosing while practicing their English skills. The Conversation Circles will be live-streamed virtual sessions presented via Zoom/WebEx; they will NOT be in […]

Participate In Libraries’ Online 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 an online option for book-club meetings this fall – all book-club meetings will take place online through Zoom/WebEx 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 […]

Libraries Host Online Activities For Young Adults, Teens in October

This fall, Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will offer fun, online programs specifically designed for high school-age teens in grades 9 through 12. The programs will be either live-streamed via Zoom/WebEx or pre-recorded videos. Registration is required for the live-streamed programs only. An email with the link for the Zoom/WebEx meeting will be sent to all who register on FBCL’s online virtual calendar. To register for a live-streamed program or to view the how-to videos, […]

Libraries Offer Online Children’s Activities in October

Because of the COVID-19 social-distancing recommendations, Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) is continuing to offer children’s programming virtually this fall, so that families can participate from the comfort and safety of home! Videos of Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Preschool Story Time, After-School Breaks, and Middle School Programs will be posted on the online Virtual calendar on FBCL’s website each week. Age-appropriate stories, songs, and puppet shows are featured in the Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, and […]

Fort Bend County Law Library To Present Computer Classes For Legal Professionals  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Law Librarian, Andrew Bennett, will present a series of “Express Technology Classes” in September for legal professionals who would like to learn more about basic software and how to access the library’s legal databases that are available for their law practice. These programs will be virtual sessions live-streamed via Zoom/WebEx; they will NOT be in person. These introductory classes will take place on Thursdays September 3, 10, 17, and 24, from 10:00 to […]

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, September 17, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. The topic for September is “Beginnings.” This program will be a virtual session presented via Zoom/WebEx; it will NOT be in person. Participants who register for the event will be emailed a link to a Zoom/WebEx meeting, and they may join the discussion from the comfort and safety of home. From beginning blogger to […]

Libraries Present Genealogy & Local History Programs Online

Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from?  Are you curious about their military service or daily lives? Begin your family-history research with Fort Bend County Libraries’ Local History and Genealogy Department at George Memorial Library in Richmond. Library staff will present two online programs in September to help family-history researchers pursue their genealogy search. These online, pre-recorded videos can be viewed on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – www.fortbend.lib.tx.us — by clicking on the “Classes and Events” tab […]

Fort Bend County Law Library Demonstrates Lexis Advance Resource For Legal Professionals

The Fort Bend County Law Library will host a demonstration of the Lexis Advance Database on Wednesdays, September 9 and 23, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. These classes will be virtual sessions live-streamed via Zoom/WebEx; they will NOT be in person. Presented by a representative from Lexis Nexis, the demonstration will provide in-depth instruction on using the database for legal research, including case law, statute, and form searching. The trainings will consist of the following topics: September 9– “The Contemporary Yellow Pages: […]

Law Library’s Attorney Lecture Series Focuses On Family Law In September  

The Fort Bend County Law Library will host an Attorney Lecture Series this fall for individuals wanting to learn more about various aspects of the legal profession. These classes will be virtual sessions live-streamed via Zoom/WebEx; they will NOT be in person. “Introduction to Family Law” will take place on Friday, September 11, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Attorney Scott Broussard will talk about the basics of representing oneself in a Family Law case. Learn more about where […]