Fort Bend County public libraries reopen to indoor visitors
The Fort Bend County public library system has reopened five of its locations after being closed to the public due to the coronavirus outbreak. Library members will now be able to visit the following locations in person: George Memorial Library in Richmond, Cinco Ranch Branch Library in Katy, Missouri City Branch Library, Sienna Branch Library, and the University Branch Library in Sugar Land. According to Fort Bend County Libraries, the reopening permits visitors to browse book collections, complete a library-card application in person, use the computers and use study rooms on a limited basis. Additionally, Fort Bend County residents are able to check out mobile WiFi hotspots and launchpads on a first-come, first-served basis. AdThose unable to wear masks can utilize curbside pick-up service, which remains available at all locations including those now reopened.
Fort Bend libraries launch curbside pickup service for books and more
HOUSTON Fort Bend County Libraries is offering curbside pickup services during the mandatory shutdown. Residents with valid library cards without fines or fees above $5 will be able to check out a maximum of 10 items through the Books & More Curbside Pick-Up service. Library staff will search the shelves, pull the requested materials, and check them out using the patrons library card number. Items for pick up through the Books & More service will be available until the closing of the next business day. Staff will not accept fines or fees or handle returns during curbside pickup.