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Artifacts requested for Jaybird-Woodpecker Feud exhibit

In July of 2014, the Fort Bend County Museum will present “A Scene of Strife: The Jaybird-Woodpecker Battle.”  Ahead of this special exhibit, the museum is putting out a call to those who may be able to provide artifacts and photographs related to the Jaybird-Woodpecker feud that can be displayed during the run of the […]

Learn how to search old newspapers for family history

Newspapers can be valuable tools for family-history researchers who would like to learn more about the daily lives of their ancestors. Learn how to use those records at a special program, “Filling in Your Ancestor’s Story,” on Saturday, May 17, beginning at 10:00 am, in the Computer Lab at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in […]

Richmond Poet reads in New York

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In celebration of National Poetry Month, Richmond poet, Terry Jude Miller, participated in a poetry reading in Oceanside, New York in April.Other poets who read at the event included Nepal poet, Yuyutsu R. D. Sharma, and New York poets, Terri Muuss, and Matt Pasca, and Ocean.In the photo from left to right, are Peggy Mann (Oceanside musician), […]

E.S.L. book club for non-English speakers offered

An E.S.L. (English as a Second Language) Book Club will meet at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond, on Thursday, May 1, beginning at 10:00 am, in the Learning Lab on the first floor of the library. The book to be discussed is The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, written by Alexander McCall Smith. […]

Pinwheel Project set for April 12

Members of the Crimes Against Children Unit preparing for The Pinwheel Project are, from left, Sgt. David McKinnon, Detective Lesley Vaught, Criminal Investigation Division Captain James Burger, Sheriff Troy E. Nehls, and Detectives Jarrett Nethery, Julie Delgado, Tommy Thompson, Marshia Cox, Danny Brewster, Tim Morris and Ricky Holdsworth.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, in an effort to raise awareness about child abuse and neglect prevention the Sheriff’s Office Crimes Against Children Unit is hosting The Pinwheel Project.  It has been billed as a fun-filled festival, free of charge.  This family event is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April […]

Auction items up for bid at Lone Star Stomp XXV on April 12

Fort Bend County Museum Association is proud to present this year’s Lone Star Stomp, with a little extra southern charm. The theme of “Southern Belles & Beaux” celebrates the culture, style and traditions of southern society. Decorations of royal blue, silver, and white will add the extra sparkle and shine to this sophisticated soirée, celebrating […]

Take an afternoon book break at George Memorial Library 

Book-lovers are invited to take a Book Break at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond, on Thursday, April 17, beginning at 12:00 noon, in Room 2C. Bring a sack lunch and enjoy a literary discussion of The Fortune Teller’s Kiss, a novel written by Brenda Serotte. This book club is free and open to […]

Probate and estate planning offered at George Memorial Library

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a special program, “Probate Made Simple,” on Saturday, April 26, from 1:30 to 3:00 pm, in the Meeting Room at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond. Presented by family law attorney Evelyn Gordon, the program will provide an overview of the probate process and common misconceptions about estate-planning. […]

George Memorial Library offers intro computer class in Spanish

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Adult Services staff at George Memorial Library,1001 Golfview in Richmond, will present a free, introductory computer class, “Computers 101 for Spanish-Speaking Adults,” on Wednesday, April 2, beginning at 10:00 am, in the Computer Lab. This class presents a basic introduction to using computers, and will be presented in Spanish. The class […]

Family history classes help researches discover past

Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from?  Are you curious about their military service or medical history? Begin your family-history research at Local History and Genealogy Department at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond. Library staff will present two programs in April to help the beginning family-history researcher start their genealogy search. […]

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