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Libraries Celebrate Black History Month With Special Online Programs

Ms. Twanda

In recognition of Black History Month in February, Fort Bend County Libraries will have a variety of special online programs celebrating the history and cultural contributions of African-Americans in the United States. These virtual events will be online; they will NOT be in person. “Before 1619: Why Black History Month Matters” — Monday, February 1 (pre-recorded video) With the help of genetic testing and historical evidence, many African Americans are finding that they are modern descendants of the […]

Libraries Present Introductory Music Tutorials Online

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will present two online music tutorials in January for individuals who would like basic introductory instruction. Because of social-distancing recommendations, these virtual activities can be viewed online from the comfort and safety of home at any time. 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. The January schedule […]

Libraries Present Introductory Technology How-To Videos Online

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will present a series of introductory online demonstrations in February 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 […]

Deadline Extended For Libraries’ Photo Contest “Bridging Differences”

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL), in conjunction with the Fort Bend County Diversity Over Division 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. The deadline to enter a digital photo has been extended to January 25. To be eligible for […]

Libraries Share Tips On Vacationing With Social Distancing

The COVID-19 pandemic has re-shaped the concept of “vacationing.” Taking a family vacation, or simply enjoying some time off, has become more of a challenge while maintaining social distancing and other safety measures. Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will share some helpful ideas for vacationing safely when they present an online program on “Low-Budget Vacation Planning in COVID-19” on Tuesday, January 26. This pre-recorded video – which will be available on the FBCL website on the […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Services Unavailable Jan. 18 In Observance Of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Services at all branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, will be unavailable Monday, January 18, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Books & More! Curbside Pick-up service hours will resume on Tuesday, January 19, at all locations. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies, downloading e-books or music, using the research databases, or accessing the online Brainfuse Homework […]

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 January for family-history researchers and local-history buffs. 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 and selecting […]

Deadline Nears For Libraries’ Photo Contest “Bridging Differences”

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL), in conjunction with the Fort Bend County Diversity Over Division 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 by January 11. Entries should […]

Libraries Host Online Activities For Young Adults, Teens In January

This fall and winter, 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 Webex or pre-recorded videos. Registration is required for the livestreamed programs only. An email with the link for the 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 […]

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 livestreamed virtual sessions presented via Webex; they will NOT be in […]