Fort Bend County Libraries

Libraries Host Online Kwanzaa Dance Performance

Dance Kwanzaa

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will host an online dance-theater production of “The Story of Kwanzaa,” featuring talented performers from Dance Afrikana, on Saturday, December 19. A link to the video performance will be posted on FBCL’s online calendar of virtual programs (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us) so that families can enjoy the event from the comfort and safety of home. Led by an African griot (storyteller), this performance will explore the African American and Pan-African holiday of Kwanzaa. Through […]

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 December, 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 Present Genealogy & Local History Programs Online

Heirloom Photo Ornaments

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 December 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 […]

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 Zoom/WebEx; they will NOT be in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Libraries Present Online Demonstrations For Craft & Hobby Enthusiasts

Heirloom photo ornaments

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 Support New Writers With Online Activities

Fort Bend County Libraries will host online programs in December that are intended to encourage new writers by providing tips and tricks, writing and publishing advice, and support from other aspiring novelists. The Missouri City Branch Library will host an online Short Stories Writer’s Challenge during the month of December. A story prompt and activity guidelines will be posted on FBCL’s online calendar on Monday, December 7. Writers are encouraged to create a story from the prompt, and […]

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 […]