Libraries' Network Down

Beginning at noon on Fri, May 14, through mid-morning Mon, May 17, the FBCL network will be down at ALL LOCATIONS because of HVAC (a/c) replacement at the main library.

Click here for more information.

Phase 3 Gradual Re-Opening

Five library buildings now open to the public. For more information, click here.

Curbside Pick-Up Service continues at all locations.

Upcoming Events

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Live: Sugar Land Book Break - "Still Life"

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual Programs
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Description:
Join in a discussion of Still Life, written by Louise Penny. Registration is required. Participants will receive an e-mail containing the link to join the meeting on Webex. Copies of the book club title are available for curbside pickup. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Description:
Join in a discussion of Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid. This book club meets the second Thursday of the month. This program will be presented live via WebEx. Register, and a link to meeting will be emailed to you. Call 281-238-2800 for availa...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Business/Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Times have certainly changed regarding the way estates are handled after someone passes away. It’s not as simple as one may think, especially when the wishes of the deceased were never specified in writing. But what documents are necessary and mos...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Infant-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades" group.

Virtual: Yoga + Mindfulness for Youth

All Day
Virtual Programs
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Everyone, Infant-Preschool, Elementary, Middle Grades
Program Type: Performances, Workshop, Health/Wellness
Description:
Kinetic Vibez' yoga element is designed to introduce participants to the basics of the yogic system which includes guided stretched, breathing practices, and sound-based meditation. Students will learn how to use these practices to develop a strong s...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Join the Mystery Readers Club to discuss "A Willing Murder" by Jude Deveraux. Join fellow mystery lovers and discuss a mystery novel every third Saturday of the month. A limited number of copies of each month’s selection are av...
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Description:
Learn how to develop a genealogy research plan that will help address difficult questions or road blocks in your family-history research. Get tips on ways to narrow your focus and resolve brick walls. See below.   ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual: 3D Printing

All Day
Virtual Programs
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Everyone, Adult
Program Type: Computer Classes
Description:
Curious about 3D printing? Find out more in this virtual class series! We'll discuss what a 3D Printer is and how to custom design an object in Tinkercad.   This program will be a pre-recorded video. Check out the videos at our Virtual Com...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Description:
Take a look at four graphic novels celebrating the love and loyalty of the animals in our lives: Rascal by Jean-Luc Deglin Reggie and Me by Tom DeFalco She and Her Cat by Makoto Shinkai Beasts of Burden by Evan Dorkin All of these titles are...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Live: Podcast Club: Mystery Playlist

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Virtual Programs
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
Do you enjoy listening to podcasts, but don’t have anyone to discuss them with?  Do you like the idea of a book club, but can’t commit to finishing the book each month?  Join the University Branch Podcast Club to engage in conversation abou...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Did you know you, could make your own dried herbs and spices in just a few simple steps? Join us as we demonstrate how to turn fresh Turmeric, Ginger, Peppers and/or just about anything into a delicious powdered spice. Also, learn how to store spices...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Live - Pro Se Basics

10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual Programs
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Law
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Pro Se Basics Classes are intended to help those Self Represented Litigants. These classes are 1 hour long and cover important procedural information for Pro Se Litigants needing to start legal research, represent themselves in court, or needi...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Live: Conversation Circle

10:30am - 12:00pm
Virtual Programs
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Bilingual - ESL
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
English-language learners of any level are invited to practice conversation in a friendly, relaxed environment. This group meets the first and third Tuesday of the month.   Conversation Circle will be meeting virtually at this time. Please...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lectures
Description:
Join us to hear about some of the library staff's favorite books.  In this episode we'll introduce "The Republic of Pirates" written by Colin Woodard. You may view the video here. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Live: ESL Conversation Circle

10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual Programs
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Bilingual - ESL
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
Description:
Conversation Circle presents English learners of all levels an opportunity to practice both their speaking and listening skills. Registration is required and a Webex link will be delivered prior to the event. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Description:
Join University Branch librarians on WebEx for fun featuring food! Culinary Club is normally a monthly potluck and recipe exchange.  We can’t meet in person for now, so sharing food isn’t an option. But we can still talk about recipes and share ...
This event is in the "Young Adult" group.

Live: Young Adult Advisory Council

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Programs
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Young Adult
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
The George Memorial Young Adult Advisory Council meets monthly to express ideas, organize upcoming teen activities, and suggest new teen programs.  You can earn volunteer hours and help make the library a better place (even virtually) for teens....
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Live - Express Class

10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual Programs
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Law
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Express Classes intended for Legal Professionals and the public to learn basic software. These are introductory classes to technology in your legal practice. Classes include legal formatting in Microsoft Word, presentations in Microsoft Po...
This event is in the "Young Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Live: Story Spinners Writing Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Programs
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
Description:
Are you writing a book?  Or have you always wanted to write but don't know how to start?  Join fellow authors for creative thinking and discussions of the writing process. The program begins with introductions. Tell us what you've been w...
This event is in the "Young Adult" group.

Live: Ultimate Disney Trivia

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Programs
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Young Adult
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Description:
Are you the ultimate Disney fan? Join us live through WebEx and put your Disney knowledge to the test. This program is for ages 13 and up. Register, and a link to the program will be emailed to you.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Description:
Tune into this book talk to hear about a classic work of gothic suspense, We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson. This program will be a pre-recorded video. A link to the video will be added here the day of the scheduled program. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Infant-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Virtual: Fancy Nancy Tea Party

All Day
Virtual Programs
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Everyone, Infant-Preschool, Elementary
Program Type: Story Times
Description:
Are you feeling fancy and looking for a reason to dress up? Join us online for a Fancy Nancy inspired tea party. This 15-minute pre-recorded video will include instructions on how to make a fancy wand and crown, etiquette tips to practice at home, in...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Live: Heavy Inks Graphic Novel Book Club

11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual Programs
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Description:
Join us via video conference as we discuss Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang.   Registration is required. A link to join the conference will be delivered prior to the event. Copies of the book are available through curbside pickup at Geo...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Join us in a lively discussion of the book, "Jar of Hearts " by Jennifer Hillier. The Skin I'm In is a book club that feature books by authors of color on the 4th Saturday of the month. The upcoming titles can be obtained by calling the Missouri City...