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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 […]

Libraries Support New Writers With Online Activities

Fort Bend County Libraries will host online programs in January 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 January. A story prompt and activity guidelines will be posted on FBCL’s online calendar on Monday, January 4. Writers are encouraged to create a story from the prompt, and […]

Libraries Present Genealogy & Local History Programs Online

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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 […]

Library Services Unavailable On Veterans’ Day

Services at all branches of Fort Bend County Libraries will be unavailable on Wednesday, November 11. Books & More! Curbside Pick-up service hours will resume on Thursday, November 12, at all locations. The four Phase 2 Grab-and-Go libraries – George Memorial Library in Richmond, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, Missouri City Branch Library, and Sienna Branch Library – will resume limited, in-person service on November 12. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or […]

Libraries Present Genealogy & Local History Programs Online

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 November 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 […]

Professional Genealogist To Speak At Library’s Family-History-Research Workshop

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Local History and Genealogy department will present a special Genealogy Workshop on Saturday, April 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room at George Memorial Library, located at 1001 Golfview in Richmond. Professional genealogist, author, speaker, and family-history blogger Devon Noel Lee will share her knowledge, experience, and insight on topics designed to help family-history buffs explore different avenues of genealogical research. At 9:30 a.m., Lee will begin […]