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Libraries' Network Down May 7-10, May 14-17; George Memorial Library Closed

Library Service Announcement

May 2021

The FBCL network will be down because of HVAC (a/c) replacement at George Memorial Library in Richmond, beginning at:
Noon on Fri, May 7, through mid-morning on Mon, May 10, AND
Noon on Fri, May 14, through mid-morning on Mon, May 17

As a result, this affects ALL FBCL locations in the following ways:

  • Online
    • No catalog or My Account;
    • No Hoopla; 
    • Some databases may not be available;
    • Online chat is available;
    • OverDrive is available;
    • FBCL Facebook Page is available;
    • The FBCL website may not be available.


  • George Memorial Library (Richmond)
    • CLOSED
    • No Curbside Pick-Up Service;
    • No phones, email, WiFi;
    • Book drop in parking lot will be available.


  • Cinco Ranch Branch, Missouri City Branch, Sienna Branch, University Branch
    • For Curbside Pick-Up, please come into the building.
    • No phones or email;
    • No WiFi, Internet, computers, printing;
    • No catalog or My Account;
    • Some databases may not be available.
    • Launchpads and Mobile WiFi Hotspots will not be available for check out.
    • Applications for new library cards cannot be processed.
    • Please remember to bring your library card to check out any items.