Fort Bend County Libraries

Cinco Ranch Literary Lunch League To Discuss “Gods Of Jade And Shadow” Online In March

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 […]

Libraries Present Online Demonstrations For Craft & Hobby Enthusiasts

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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 Offer Online Cooking Demonstrations 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 March, 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 Online Game Hours For Teens, Adults

The Adult Services Department at Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will have several virtual game-day activities for adults and teens in March. These virtual events will be online; they will NOT be in person. ·       “Virtual Board-Game Day: Insider” – Tuesday, March 2, 3:00 pm. In this virtual event, players will participate online in a game of Insider. Similar to the game of 20 Questions, Insider involves asking questions of a Game Master to guess what the […]

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 March 2, 9, 16, and 23, from 10:00 to 11:00 am. The classes will introduce important procedural information for […]

Libraries Host Online Activities For Young Adults, Teens In March

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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 Host Online Family-Theater Performance Of “Abiyoyo”

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Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will host an online family-theater production of “ABIYOYO” on Saturday, February 20. 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. This program is presented by Twanda’s Theatre on Wheels, in conjunction with Young Audiences of Houston. In this family-theater performance, Ms. Twanda compares and contrasts African customs and […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Present Online Program On History Of Prisoner-Lease System In Texas

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a special online program, “The Prisoner-Lease System in Texas,” on Thursday, February 18, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm. This program will be live streamed via Webex; it will NOT be in person. Dr. Theresa Jach, a history professor at Houston Community College, will talk about the history of convict leasing in Texas and in other southern states between 1867 and 1912. She will also talk about the shift to state-owned prison […]

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, February 18, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. The topic for February is “Avoiding Info Dump.” 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 […]

Libraries Celebrate “Voices Of Diversity” With Local Author Features

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL), in conjunction with the Fort Bend County Diversity Over Division Initiative, will present a special series – “Author Spotlight: Voices of Diversity” – during the month of February. Local African-American authors Tonya Duncan Ellis, Deborah D.E.E.P Mouton, and Crystal Allen will share their insight and experiences in online, livestreamed interviews. Hear about the authors’ journeys to having their books published, challenges they faced along the way, and the inspiration behind […]