Sienna Branch Library will demonstrate online resources “Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center”

Fort Bend County Libraries will demonstrate of one of its newest online resources, “Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center,” on Thursday, May 29,  at 10:00 am, in the Computer Lab at the Sienna Branch Library, 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd in Missouri City.

The Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center (HCRC) is a valuable online research tool that offers detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the needs of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Crafters, hobbyists, and collectors will find resources on a wide assortment of leisure activities.

Information is available for collectors with interests in antiques, coins, stamps, trading cards, sports memorabilia, and much more. Looking for a new recreational activity?

The HCRC resource includes information on many activities, too. Learn about rock-climbing, mountain-biking, photography, camping, and many other interests.

Crafters of all experience levels will discover information on everything from candle-making and cake-decorating to scrapbooking and sculpting. Full-text articles are provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter’s World, and many more.

The resource also includes access to more than 720 instructional videos, full-text information from more than 1,500 magazines and books, and more than 3,000 recipes from various health organizations.

The demonstration is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, however, and reservations are required. To register online at the library’s website (, click on “Calendar,” select “Sienna Branch,” and find the program. 

Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-238-2952, or by visiting the library.

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