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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Numerous adult and children’s materials are available for sale at very reasonable prices, ranging from 50¢ to $2.00 for clean, gently-used books, music CDs, videos, and audiobooks on CD or cassette. Recent items for sale: cookbooks, computer books, textbooks, encyclopedia sets, newer release movies, best-seller books, popular music CDs and more!
Location
Large Meeting Room
Library
Sienna Branch

Title
Date
Friday, April 25, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word, and practice speaking, reading and writing in English.
Aprende usted los fundamentales de Microsoft Word, y al mismo tiempo se practica el hablar, leer y escribir en inglés.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
George Memorial Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 25, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Description
Numerous adult and children’s materials are available for sale at very reasonable prices, ranging from 50¢ to $2.00 for clean, gently-used books, music CDs, videos, and audiobooks on CD or cassette. Recent items for sale: cookbooks, computer books, textbooks, encyclopedia sets, newer release movies, best-seller books, popular music CDs and more!
Location
Large Meeting Room
Library
Sienna Branch

Title
Date
Friday, April 25, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
English language learners of any level can practice casual conversation in a friendly relaxed environment. Registration is not required, but space is limited so please come early.
Location
Meeting Room 2
Library
Cinco Ranch Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
The Friends of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Library will hold a book sale from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm in the Meeting Room.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Description
Learn strategies in improving SAT test scores with this practice test. For students in 9-12th grades. Registration required, register online or call 281 633-4639 to register.
Location
Meeting Room 1
Library
Cinco Ranch Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Description
Numerous adult and children’s materials are available for sale at very reasonable prices, ranging from 50¢ to $2.00 for clean, gently-used books, music CDs, videos, and audiobooks on CD or cassette. Recent items for sale: cookbooks, computer books, textbooks, encyclopedia sets, newer release movies, best-seller books, popular music CDs and more!
Location
Large Meeting Room
Library
Sienna Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for an art demonstration by the Sugar Land Area Artists of techniques of painting flowers with watercolor.
Location
Small Meeting Room
Library
University Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join us as attorney Evelyn Gordon explains the probate process and other estate administration concerns.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
George Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 28, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
English-language learners of any level can practice casual conversation in a friendly, relaxed environment.
Meets every Monday. Registration is NOT required, but space is limited, so please come early. For more information, call 281-238-2140.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Sugar Land Branch

Title
Date
Monday, April 28, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Have a test coming up or need help mastering Microsoft Office? Then come to the Mamie George Branch Library and learn about Learning Express Library. This database provided by the library offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information on a variety of different topics.

No registration required.
Location
Adult Services Department
Library
Mamie George Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
English-language learners of any level can practice casual conversation in a friendly, relaxed environment.
Meets every Tuesday. Registration is NOT required, but space is limited, so please come early.
For more information, call 281-341-2652
Location
Learning Lab
Library
George Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
The Friends of the Sugar Land Branch Library host a reception and book signing for local author Ann Weisgarber.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Sugar Land Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, May 03, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Oral histories bring the past to life!
In celebration of National Preservation Week, join us for an afternoon of fascinating oral histories, and get practical tips on interviewing your loved ones to preserve your precious memories. We’ll show Listening is an Act of Love, a 30-minute movie of animated oral history interview shorts, produced by StoryCorps.
We’ll also listen to part of an oral history interview conducted by a member of the Fort Bend Historical Commission, and learn about the commission’s efforts to preserve Fort Bend County’s unique history. One audience member will win a prize!
Location
Room 2C
Library
George Memorial Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 03, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for a fun-filled afternoon learning about garden gifts and sharing ideas for making more from your home garden.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Missouri City Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, May 03, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come learn about Japanese culture and discover some facts and little known secrets about sushi while enjoying a mouth-watering demonstration. Carl Rosa, founder of the Sushi Club of Houston, will demonstrate and lead the audience in the making of sushi rolls. Come join the fun and sample some sushi! No registration required.
Location
Large Meeting Room
Library
Sienna Branch

Title
Date
Monday, May 05, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
English-language learners of any level can practice casual conversation in a friendly, relaxed environment.
Meets every Monday. Registration is NOT required, but space is limited, so please come early. For more information, call 281-238-2140.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Sugar Land Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
English-language learners of any level can practice casual conversation in a friendly, relaxed environment.
Meets every Tuesday. Registration is NOT required, but space is limited, so please come early.
For more information, call 281-341-2652
Location
Learning Lab
Library
George Memorial Library

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Fort Bend County Library's

Adult Summer Reading Club


The Adult Summer Reading Club is for those in 9th grade to adult.
Recording books or hours read weekly will enter you in a weekly drawing. When you read 4 books or for 10 hours, you win a prize and you will be placed in the Grand Prize Drawing.

To Register
1. Click on the “Sign Me Up” Button
2. Complete the information
3. Keep a copy of your Username and Password to update log

To Update Reading Log
1. Click on icon
2. Put in your Username and Password
3. Log the title of the book or number of hours read or listened


Rewards

Weekly Drawing
Logging books or hours weekly will enter you in the weekly drawing.
First drawing will be June 9.

Completion Prize
Receive a prize when you have completed reading 4 books or 10 hours.

Grand Prize Drawing
Completion of reading 4 books or 10 hours will enter you into the Grand Prize drawing for a $25 bookstore gift card donated by the Friends of the Library. Grand Prize drawing will be July 28.

Last day to pick up prizes is August 30.



Sponsored by the Friends of the Library


Reviews
Title
The Knife of Never Letting Go
Author
Patrick Ness
Review
This is the first book in an excellent trilogy. It's impossible to put down! One of the best books I've ever read.  Find it in the catalog