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Discover new authors by exploring self-published eBooks. The best submitted books, as determined by Library Journal, appear in Library Journal Select Collections. Create a BiblioBoard account to browse and instantly read eBooks.
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Indie Author Project

The Indie Author Project (IAP) is a publishing community that includes public libraries, authors, curators, and readers working together to connect library patrons with great indie-published books. IAP includes annual contests and a year-round discovery program designed to help indie authors reach more readers through the library, both locally and potentially all across the U.S. and Canada.
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Pressbooks

Pressbooks is an easy-to-use online software that allows authors to create professional quality eBooks and print-ready files in ePUB, MOBI and PDF formats. Free for library customers – sign in with your BiblioBoard account.
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Writing & Publishing Events

This event is in the "Young Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Story Spinners Writing Club

5:30pm - 8:30pm
George Memorial Library
Registration
Library Branch: George Memorial Library
Room: Room 2C (George Memorial)
Age Group: Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Writing & Publishing, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
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...

Libraries closed for the Christmas Holiday

All Day 12/23 - 12/26
Some Branches
Branches:
George Memorial Library, Albert George Branch Library, Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, First Colony Branch Library, Fort Bend County Willie Melton Law Library, Mamie George Branch Library, Mission Bend Branch Library, Missouri City Branch Library, Sienna Branch Library, Sugar Land Branch Library, University Branch Library, System-Wide
Description:
All Fort Bend County Libraries will be closed December 23 - 26 for the Christmas Holiday. ...

Libraries closed for New Year's

All Day 1/1 - 1/2
Some Branches
Branches:
Virtual Programs, George Memorial Library, Albert George Branch Library, Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, First Colony Branch Library, Fort Bend County Willie Melton Law Library, Mamie George Branch Library, Mission Bend Branch Library, Missouri City Branch Library, Sienna Branch Library, Sugar Land Branch Library, University Branch Library, System-Wide
Description:
Our buildings are closed, but our online library is always open! You can access our: eLibrary Stream movies and music Download e-books, e-audiobooks, and digital magazines Digital Resources & Databases Chat with a li...
This event is in the "Young Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Revision-uary: Novel-Editing Workshop

5:30pm - 8:30pm
George Memorial Library
Registration
Library Branch: George Memorial Library
Room: Room 2C (George Memorial)
Age Group: Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Writing & Publishing, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Congratulations, you have a first draft of a book! Now what? This hands-on workshop will cover tips and tricks for pruning your novel into the shape you want it to be. In this Part 1, we’ll begin with introductions and goals, discuss what you n...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Active Adult Series: Mason Jar Pickling 

12:15pm - 1:30pm
Missouri City Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Missouri City Branch Library
Room: Meeting Room (Missouri City)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Movies, Writing & Publishing, Lectures, Music, Performances, Workshop, History/Genealogy, Health/Wellness, Business/Finance, Games, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
If you've always wanted to try pickling, then this is your chance! Join us for a demonstration, and receive a recipe. This program is geared toward older adults and their family members. It is free and open to the public.  Registration req...
This event is in the "Young Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Prose Pros Writing Group

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
Library Branch: Cinco Ranch Branch Library
Room: Conference Classroom (Cinco Ranch)
Age Group: Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Writing & Publishing, Workshop
Description:
Are you writing a book or manuscript?  We can provide you with a quiet space along with coffee, snacks, power outlets and chairs.  Bring yourself, your laptop, and anything else you need for some quality time writing.  In the second ha...