Fort Bend

Entries Sought For Libraries’ Photo Contest “Bridging Differences”

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL), in conjunction with the Fort Bend County Diversity Initiative, is seeking entries for its “Bridging Differences” Photography Contest. Amateur photographers of all skill levels are invited to enter original, photographs that portray the culture, nature, people, and places of Fort Bend County that demonstrate antiracism and coming together as a community. To be eligible for competition, contestants must submit a digital copy of their photograph between December 11 and January 11. Entries […]

The Institute of Forensic Science is Requesting the Help of The Public to Locate The Next of Kin For The Deceased Individuals

We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individuals. We would appreciate you publishing a brief notice in the next few days in the hopes that family or friends may see the information and contact this office.

DPS Increases Enforcement for Thanksgiving Holiday

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging drivers to make safety a top priority this holiday, as increased travel can present additional challenges for drivers. As part of the nationwide Operation CARE (Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort) initiative, DPS Troopers will be increasing patrols beginning Wednesday, Nov. 25, through Sunday, Nov. 29. DPS Troopers will be looking for drivers who violate the law, including those who are […]

Get Gardening Tips At Libraries’ Livestreamed Online Program

Gardening Boone Holladay

Fort Bend County Libraries will present an online program on “Gardening for Beginners” on Saturday, December 12, beginning at 10:00 am. This program will be livestreamed via WebEx; it will NOT be in person. James (Boone) Holladay, County Extension Agent with the Texas AgriLife Extension Office in Fort Bend County, will talk about gardening basics for those who are new to gardening. Learn about plant selection and placement, watering tips, and gardening tools. Holladay received his […]

Libraries Host Online Activities For Young Adults, Teens In December

Starry Eyes

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 livestreamed via Zoom/WebEx or pre-recorded videos. Registration is required for the livestreamed 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 livestreamed program or to view the how-to videos, […]

Libraries Present Introductory Technology How-To Videos Online

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will present a series of introductory online demonstrations in December to introduce people to various aspects of computer use and technology. These how-to tutorials 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. Some of the topics includes multiple sub-topics, and participants can choose to view the whole […]

HCPH Offers Thanksgiving Week Schedule for COVID-19 Test Sites

All Harris County Public Health (HCPH) COVID-19 test sites will be open Monday-Wednesday, 11/23-11/25, before Thanksgiving on Thursday. Some sites will be open Saturday or Sunday after Thanksgiving.  Get tested now for free, and to stay safe during the holiday and avoid large indoor gatherings. If you do plan on seeing people, HCPH recommends your group have 10 people or less and that you gather outside, where there is better air flow and you can stay 6 […]

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” demonstrations of the informational legal resources that are available to the public at the Fort Bend County Law Library. These programs will be virtual sessions live-streamed via Zoom/WebEx; they will NOT be in person. The introductory classes will take place on Tuesdays December 1, 8, and 15, from 10:00 to 11:00 am. The classes will introduce important procedural information for self-represented litigants […]

Law Library’S Attorney Lecture Series Focuses On Dwi & Traffic Law In December

The Fort Bend County Law Library will host an Attorney Lecture Series this fall and winter 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 DWI & Traffic Law” will take place on Friday, December 11, from 10:00 to 11:00 am. Attorney Lisa Gonzalez will explain how to represent oneself against charges of DWI or Traffic-Law offenses, how […]

Libraries Offer Online Children’s Activities in December

Because of the COVID-19 social-distancing recommendations, Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) is continuing to offer children’s programming virtually this fall and winter, 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. Activities will NOT be posted the last two weeks of the month, in observance […]