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Libraries’ Local-History Program In December Focuses On San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railroad

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Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will present an online local-history program, “A Brief History of the San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railroad,” on Monday, December 13. This video presentation will be pre-recorded so that it can be viewed at any time after the scheduled date. In this video episode in FBCL’s “Genealogy & Local History” series, Daniel Sample will talk about the history of the San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railroad, otherwise known as the SAP or SAAP. […]

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, December 16, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. The topic for December is “Endings.” 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 home. From beginning blogger to published novelist, writers of all […]

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? 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 in person. Registration is […]

George Memorial Library To Host Online Genealogy Symposium For Family-History Month

In recognition of Family-History Month in October, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Genealogy & Local History department at George Memorial Library will join the Genealogy Network of Texas (GNT) in a state-wide, collaborative Online Genealogy Symposium for family-history buffs on Friday, October 15, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. This virtual program will be presented online so that participants may view the programs from home; it will NOT be in person at the library. A series of programs with up-to-date topics of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nationally-Acclaimed Storyteller To Perform At George Memorial Library Amphitheater

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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 […]

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, June 17, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. The topic for June is “Plot Holes.” 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 of home. From beginning blogger to […]

Libraries Host Online Game Of “A Fake Artist Goes To New York” For Adults

Fort Bend County Libraries will host an online edition of the game “A Fake Artist Goes to New York” on Tuesday, June 1, from 3:00 to 4:00 pm. This event will be live-streamed via Webex; it will NOT be in person. “A Fake Artist Goes to New York” is a hidden-role game that is centered around a collaborative drawing. In the game, all but one player – the “fake artist” – knows what the drawing prompt […]