Fort Bend County Libraries

Library’s Online Culinary Book Club To Discuss Food Of India At August Meeting

The Culinary Book Club at Fort Bend County Libraries’ University Branch Library will meet online on Wednesday, August 18, beginning at 1:30 pm. The theme of the month is “Celebrate India!”. Explore the flavors of India. This video conference will be live-streamed in real time via Webex; it will NOT be in person at the library. The Culinary Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of every month, and different cooking genres are explored each month. Cooking enthusiasts of all […]

Library Presents Online Program On Estate-Planning And Guardianship

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a special program online, “Estate Planning: How to Avoid Forced Guardianship,” – a program in the Senior Series for older adults and their family members — on Friday, August 20, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. 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 […]

Libraries Host Online Gardening Program On Lawn Care

Fort Bend County Libraries will present an online gardening program, “Understanding the Lawn,” on Tuesday, August 24, beginning at 2:00 pm. Part 5 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 provide an overview of turf-management techniques for maintaining healthy and attractive dense lawns and […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Encourages Aspiring Writers With Story Spinners Club

Join other aspiring writers at Fort Bend County Libraries’ online “Story Spinners Writing Club” on Thursday, August 19, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. The topic for August is “Character Agency.” 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. From beginning blogger to published novelist, writers of all genres and experience levels are welcome […]

Teens Can Earn Volunteer-Service Hours With Libraries’ Advisory Councils

This summer, 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 live-streamed via Webex or pre-recorded videos. Registration is required for the live-streamed 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 live-streamed 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 virtual activities and video demonstrations this summer to introduce people to new hobbies and activities, and to give current crafters inspiration and new ideas. Registration is required for the live-streamed programs ONLY. The 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 […]

Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ ESL 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 “ESL Conversation Circles” provide an opportunity for non-English-speaking people discuss topics of their own choosing while practicing their English skills. The ESL Conversation Circles will be live-streamed virtual sessions presented via Webex; they will NOT be […]

Cinco Ranch Literary Lunch League To Discuss “An Irish Country Doctor” Online In August

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will offer an online option for book-club meetings this summer – all book-club meetings will take place online through Webex/Zoom so that readers can interact with others in real time and participate from home! Fort Bend County Libraries’ book clubs represent a wide variety of books and genres. Book clubs that were previously specific to particular branches can now be enjoyed by readers all across the library system. Books can […]

Nationally-Acclaimed Storyteller To Perform At George Memorial Library Amphitheater

Toni Simmons and GML Amphitheater

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) is excited to welcome the public back with a performance by nationally-acclaimed storyteller Toni Simmons on Saturday, July 31, beginning at 10:00 am, at the Jodie E. Stavinoha Amphitheater at George Memorial Library, located at 1001 Golfview in Richmond. Simmons is an award-winning and dynamic storyteller who brings her multicultural folktales to life with songs, rhythms, chants, and audience participation. In her “Tails & Tales from Around the World” performance, families with children of […]

Libraries Offer Online Support Group For Job Hunters

Searching for a job can be difficult and stressful. Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will host an online Job-Search Support Group on Tuesday, July 27, at 2:00 pm. This program will be live-streamed via Webex; it will NOT be in person. In this online forum, job hunters will have an opportunity to network with other people, exchange tips and leads, or simply vent their frustrations with others in the same position. Library staff will share helpful online resources […]