Fort Bend County library

Libraries Salute Fabulous ‘40s With Barbershop Quartet, Vintage Cars, Swing Dance Music, & Radio Theater

75TH ANNIVERSARY DIAMOND JUBILEE ON OCTOBER 8 Fort Bend County Libraries is commemorating its 75th Anniversary with a Diamond Jubilee on Saturday, October 8, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, at George Memorial Library in Richmond. Founded in 1947, the library system will salute the fabulous ‘40s with a day of good, old-fashioned, free family fun! Visitors can stroll through the vintage cars that will be on display in the parking lot and imagine what life was like when the founders of the library […]

Deadline Nears For Children’S Illustrations For Libraries’ 75Th Anniversary

The dream of a Fort Bend County library system began 75 years ago – in 1947 – when 12 members of the Share-a-Book Club wanted books to be in the hands of every man, woman, and child in the county. Through perseverance and determination, and the overwhelming support of the citizens of Fort Bend County, those 12 women made their dream a reality. From a humble beginning of 1,000 books, a temporary room at Rosenberg […]

Fort Bend County, Precinct 4 DeMerchant Spotlight Award Honoring Local Heroes

On Friday, August 27, 2021, Fort Bend County Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant hosted the DeMerchant Spotlight Quarterly Award ceremony at the Fort Bend County Library – University Branch. DeMerchant presented the Q2 Spotlight Award recipients a proclamation in honor of their services to Fort Bend County. The quarterly event honorees included John Lin, Shaizad Chatriwala and Robin Arlene Cole.  John Lin (April 2021 Award Recipient), co-founder of the Fort Bend Young Voter Project, recently served as a legislative […]