Fort Bend

Libraries’ Online “Homework Help” Service Now Offers Fafsa Assistance

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Brainfuse HelpNow (Homework Tutoring) service now offers free online assistance for college-bound students and their parents needing help completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form for college financial assistance. Live, on-demand, online FAFSA assistance is available Monday through Thursday, from 1:00 to 10:00 pm, to assist anyone who needs help completing the FAFSA form. Note: these hours are not the same as the regular Homework Help assistance, which […]

Libraries Present Virtual Demonstrations For Craft & Hobby Enthusiasts  

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a series of virtual, craft- and hobby-themed video demonstrations to introduce people to new hobbies and activities, and to give current crafters inspiration and new ideas. These demonstration videos can be viewed by selecting “Virtual Programs” on the “Classes and Events” tab on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – www.fortbend.lib.tx.us – and finding the programs on the dates listed. “Let’s Learn Origami” – Wednesday, August 5 (pre-recorded video) Discover how these delicate […]

Libraries Present Introductory Technology How-To Videos Online

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a series of introductory video demonstrations in August 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 or the […]

 Libraries Host Virtual Activities For Young Adults, Teens In August

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 how-to videos can be viewed on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – www.fortbend.lib.tx.us – by clicking on the […]

Learn About Free Legal Info Resources At Fort Bend County Law Library

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 presented via Zoom; they will NOT be in person. The introductory classes will take place on Tuesdays August 4, 11, 18, and 25, from 10:00 to 11:00 am. The classes will introduce important procedural information for self-represented […]

Coloring Contest

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension-FBC and the FBC Fair Assoc. is sponsoring an AG’tivity Barn Coloring Contest open to student residents of Fort Bend County in Kinder through 5th grade.  Coloring sheets are available for download/print on our website, fortbend.agrilife.org or pick up in the Fort Bend County Extension office lobby (1402 Band Road, Rosenberg). For more information, call 281-342-3034.

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 […]

Libraries Host “What’s Up With This Week”

Video Series In August Hear about fascinating facts from throughout history at Fort Bend County Libraries’ “What’s Up with This Week” video series in August. Each Monday in August, 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 hear about books and other online resources where they can learn more about the subjects in the […]

Libraries Host Online Presentation On Senior-Living Options

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a special program, “Senior-Living Healthcare Options” on Saturday, August 1, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. 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. Liz McNeel, a senior real-estate specialist and certified senior-housing professional, will discuss residential […]

Pushing Back Against A Covid-19 Comeback

Gates Personal Protection Program Responds to COVID Surge “As COVID-19 re-targets the Houston area, we are re-targeting COVID-19,” says Texas State Representative Gary Gates as he brings back his Anti-Covid-19 protection distribution. As Governor Greg Abbott asks Texans to wear masks in light of the resurgence of COVID-19 cases, Rep. Gary Gates is making sure that people in his Fort Bend County district have the tools to fight back. Gates will hold another distribution on Friday, […]