April 2021 Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in April? The events listed below offer a variety of fun times, personal development and community fun. Some may require masks and readers are encouraged to practice …

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BRANDEE MILLER
"Mexican Gothic" by novelist Silvia Moreno-Garcia tells the story of Noemi, a socialite from Mexico City who travels to a small Mexican town to visit her cousin, only to find a dispassionate environment.
The latest novel by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, “Mexican Gothic” was one of the hottest reads of 2020 as soon as it hit the shelves in late June. Featuring mostly gothic elements and some …
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FORT BEND COUNTY
While some services are limited during the COVID-19 pandemic, Fort Bend County Library staff are working to offer online options for their patrons.
 The Adult Services Department at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will have virtual game-day activities for adults and teens in February. These virtual events will …
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Richmond, Tex. author Dr. Orson Miller has published a new book entitled "Identifying the Role of Physical Therapy in Soft Tissue Healing."
Identifying the Role of Physical Therapy in Soft Tissue Healing, a new book by Dr. Orson Miller DPT, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. Over the years, Dr. Orson Miller DPT …
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The Cinco Ranch Branch Library is one of the libraries reopening in Fort Bend County with limited services. The county’s library system had been mostly closed until the reopening Nov. 5.
Fort Bend County libraries have begun Phase Two of reopening their buildings to visitors. The second phase will allow visitors access – though somewhat limited – to the county’s …
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"What Rose Forgot" by Nevada Barr. (Minotaur/Amazon/TNS)
In this stand-alone novel, Nevada Barr departs from her long-beleaguered heroine, park ranger Anna Pigeon, and introduces us to Rose Dennis, a resident of an Alzheimer's unit in Longwood, a senior …
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"The Stars and the Blackness Between Them" by Junauda Petrus. (Dutton Books for Young Readers/Amazon/TNS)
___ From the opening words of her first young-adult novel _ "Yuh fas' and arrow and sensual and mango" _ local filmmaker and writer Junauda Petrus casts readers into a dreamy and poetic space …
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"They Called Us Enemy" by George Takei. (Top Shelf Productions/Amazon/TNS)
Actor George Takei says he's determined to keep talking about the imprisonment of his family and 120,000 other Japanese Americans during World War II because he wants a new generation …
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