Library News

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 April, the Cookbook Clubs and demonstrations 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 […]

Learn About Sustainable Landscaping & Soil Preparation Library’s Online Program

James (Boone) Holladay

Fort Bend County Libraries will present an online program, “Gardening Success Begins with the Soil,” on Tuesday, April 20, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Part 1 of the Texas AgriLife Extension Office’s “Landscape Success” series for homeowners, this program will be live-streamed 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 how to create and install a sustainable […]

Improve Spanish-Speaking Skills At Libraries’ Online Spanish Conversation Circle

Are you learning to speak Spanish? Would you like some practice in a casual, informal atmosphere? Fort Bend County Libraries presents a program for individuals who would like a place to practice their Spanish language and conversation skills. The “Spanish Conversation Circle” provides an opportunity for non-Spanish-speaking people discuss topics of their own choosing while practicing their Spanish skills. The Spanish Conversation Circle on Monday, April 12, beginning at 2:00 pm, will be a live-streamed virtual session presented via Webex; […]

Law Library’S “Pro Se Basics” Series Introduces Free Legal Info Resources Online

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Law Librarian, Andrew Bennett, will present a series of “Pro Se Basics” online 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 livestreamed via Webex; they will NOT be in person. The introductory classes will take place on Tuesdays April 6, 13, 20, and 27, from 10:00 to 11:00 am. The classes will introduce important procedural information for […]

Cinco Ranch Literary Lunch League To Discuss “Before I Go To Sleep” Online In April

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 spring – all book-club meetings will take place online through 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 […]

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, April 15, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. The topic for April is “Dialogue.” This program will be a virtual session presented via Webex; it will NOT be in person. Participants who register for the event will be emailed a link to a Webex meeting, and they may join the discussion from the comfort and safety of home. From beginning blogger to […]

 Libraries Host Online Activities For Young Adults, Teens In April

This spring, 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 how-to videos, […]

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 spring, 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 Present Introductory Technology How-To Videos Online

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

Libraries Celebrate National Poetry Month With Performance-Poet Feature

Deborah D.E.E.P Mouton

In recognition of National Poetry Month in April, Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will present a special online “Author Spotlight: Voices of Diversity” event, featuring internationally recognized poetry-performance artist Deborah D.E.E.P Mouton, on Saturday, April 10, beginning at 2:00 pm. This event will be live-streamed via Webex; it will NOT be in person. Hear about Mouton’s journey to having her works published, challenges she has faced along the way, and the inspiration behind her passion for writing […]