Fort Bend

Libraries Present Online Demonstrations For Craft & Hobby Enthusiasts

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a series of online, craft- and hobby-themed video demonstrations to introduce people to new hobbies and activities, and to give current crafters inspiration and new ideas. Because of social-distancing recommendations, Fort Bend County Libraries will offer virtual craft and hobby activities online this fall, so that they can be viewed from the comfort and safety of home. These demonstration videos can be viewed by selecting “Virtual Programs” on the “Classes and […]

Libraries Offer Online Cookbook Clubs For Culinary Enthusiasts

            Cooking enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels – from beginners to advanced –find Fort Bend County Libraries’ monthly Cookbook Book Clubs a great way to share ideas and discover new culinary tips. Different cooking genres are explored each month. In October, the Cookbook Clubs will take place virtually, so that cooking enthusiasts around the area can enjoy and participate online from the comfort and safety of home. Here is the schedule of Cookbook Clubs, as […]

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 […]

Libraries Host “Social Security & Medicare” Presentation Online

Andrew Hardwick, a Metropolitan Public Affairs Specialist for the Social Security Administration, will present an online, live-streamed presentation on “Social Security & Medicare 101” on Wednesday, October 14, beginning at 2:00 pm. The program will be live-streamed via Zoom. Hardwick will provide an overview of the Social Security program. Learn how and when to apply for retirement benefits and Medicare, and the differences between Medicare and Medicaid. He will also discuss survivor and disability benefits and retirement […]

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 […]

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 October 6, 13, 20, and 27, from 10:00 to 11:00 am. The classes will introduce important procedural information for self-represented […]

Law Library’s Attorney Lecture Series Focuses On Landlord/Tenant Issues In October

            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 online, live-streamed sessions live-streamed via Zoom/WebEx; they will NOT be in person. “Civil Litigation and Landlord/Tenant Issues” will take place on Friday, October 9, from 10:00 to 11:00 am. Attorney Will Colgin will talk about the basics of dealing with a Civil Litigation and Landlord Tenant issues as […]

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 […]

Libraries Present Introductory Technology How-To Videos Online

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will present a series of introductory video demonstrations in October 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. Some of the topics includes multiple sub-topics, and participants can choose to view the whole […]