Library

Bob Lutts Simonton/Fulshear Public Library

8100 FM 359, Fulshear, Texas 77441 or P.O. Box 907

Phone: 281-633-4675, Fax: 281-346-1265

Branch Manager: Susan Browning

Website: www.fortbend.lib.tx.us

Library Hours: Temporarily Closed due to COVID-19

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FORT BEND COUNTY LIBRARIES

NEWS RELEASE

DATE:September 4, 2020CONTACT:Michele Pettigrew 281-633-4734 or Sandy Johnson 281-633-4740
RELEASE:OCTOBER Marketing & Communications

            Libraries Present ONLINE Demonstrations

For Craft & hobby Enthusiasts

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a series of online, craft- and hobby-themed video demonstrations to introduce people to new hobbies and activities, and to give current crafters inspiration and new ideas.

Because of social-distancing recommendations, Fort Bend County Libraries will offer virtual craft and hobby activities online this fall, so that they can be viewed from the comfort and safety of home.

These demonstration videos can be viewed by selecting “Virtual Programs” on the “Classes and Events” tab on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – www.fortbend.lib.tx.us – and finding the programs on the dates listed.

The October schedule is as follows:

  • Plan with Me: Live Edition!” – Fridays, October 2, 16, 30; 2:00 pm. (live-streamed)

In this live-streamed series, get tips on planning and organizing your life! Discover how a little journaling, doodling, and creative hand lettering can add structure and simplicity to daily schedules. This event will be live-streamed via Zoom. Registration is required; an email with the link for the event will be emailed to all who register.

  • YA Craft: Amigurumi Pumpkin” – Monday, October 12 (pre-recorded video)

Amigurumi is the art of crocheting plush figures, such as animals or other characters. In this craft-demonstration video, library staff will show how to crochet a cute stuffed pumpkin. Once the basic techniques are mastered, there are many fun patterns that can be made.

  • What are Chords?” – Wednesday, October 14 (pre-recorded video)

In this video tutorial, learn how musical chords are formed and named. This demonstration will cover major and minor chords.

  • Spray Painting with Glue Stencils” – Wednesday, October 14 (pre-recorded video)

In this video tutorial, learn how to make fun and whimsical stencils using glue. The stencils can then be used to create beautiful works of art with spray paint.

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  • Virtual Crafting Circle” – Tuesday, October 20 (live-streamed)

Network with other crafters online in this live-streamed Crafting Circle! Show off projects, get tips and ideas, and share experiences with others who love to craft. This event will be live-streamed via Zoom/WebEx. Registration is required; an email with the link for the event will be emailed to all who register.

  • Bullet Journaling for Self-Improvement” – Thursday, October 22 (pre-recorded video)

In this video tutorial, discover how bullet journaling can be used for self-improvement and mindfulness. Five new spreads will be demonstrated. Learn how to make various trackers and layouts that will help improve one’s state of mind and well-being.

  • Button Gift Tags” – Tuesday, October 27 (pre-recorded video)

In this video tutorial, learn how to make gift tags with designs made from buttons.

  • Cordcutting on the Cheap” – Wednesday, October 28 (pre-recorded video)

In this video, get tips on how to “cut the cord” with cable or satellite TV, and discover free alternative services for streaming movies and TV shows from a computer, mobile device, or Smart TV.

  • National Cat-Day Crafts” – Thursday, October 29 (pre-recorded video)

Celebrate National Cat Day by making some really simple DIY cat toys and treats.

The sessions are free and open to the public. Registration is required for the live-streamed Zoom/WebEx events ONLY; a link to the Zoom/WebEx session will be emailed to participants who register. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes & Events,” select “Virtual Programs,” and find the program on the date indicated. For more information, call the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734). For more Fort Bend County Libraries DIY videos, visit the library system’s YouTube channel — https://bit.ly/FBCLYouTubeChannel

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FORT BEND COUNTY LIBRARIES

NEWS RELEASE

DATE: June 23, 2020

CONTACT: Michele Pettigrew 281-633-4734 or

Sandy Johnson 281-633-4740

RELEASE: IMMEDIATELY

Marketing & Communications

Fort Bend County LIBRARIES ENCOURAGES

ASPIRING WRITERS with story spinners club

            Join other aspiring writers at Fort Bend County Libraries’
“Story Spinners Writing Club” on Thursday, July 16, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm.
The topic for July is “Endings.”

This program will be a virtual session presented via Zoom; it will NOT be in
person. Participants who register for the event will be emailed a link to a
Zoom meeting, and they may join the discussion from the comfort of home.

          From beginning blogger to published novelist, writers of all
genres and experience levels are welcome to write, share, learn, support,
network, and critique each other’s work. Writing prompts, brainteasers, and
brief exercises will be available to ignite the imaginations of any and all
wordsmiths who wish to hone their craft.

          This program is recommended for adults and teens aged 14 and up.

          Free and open to the public, the Story Spinners Writing Club meets
on the third Thursday of every month. Registration is required; a link to
the Zoom session will be emailed to participants who register. To register
online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us
<http://www.fortbend.lib.tx.us/> ), click on “Classes & Events,” select
“Virtual Programs,” and find the program. Participants may also register by
calling George Memorial Library at 281-342-4455.