Great Resources to Check at the Library

The Library is more than just a place to check out books, check out the Fortbend County Library’s website for some of its “hidden” features.


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The George Memorial Library is located in Richmond TX 1001 Golfview Dr, Richmond, TX 77469


Ancestry Research

The Fort Bend County libraries are home to thousands of books. As most know, Libraries have databases that provide historical documents and other information for residents. At George Memorial Library in Richmond Tx, the second story hosts a database center. You can even check out the database online with just your library card, searching from obituaries to all for free.

To check the online database, Go to after that scroll down and click on the tab Genealogy Databases & Links. This would lead you to a lot of resources helpful for searching ancestors. If you need help with researching click, this link









You should suspect this was coming, with your library card you can check out ebooks online without going to the library. Check out the ebooks tab. Also, you can download the app Libby and with your library card, you can read a great collection of ebooks all on your phone. Under the “Books, eLibrary, & More” tab you can download magazines, music, and movies.









Do you remember how people used to study at the library? Well, you can do it virtually!  Under the “research” tab click on “Homework & Tutoring” there you will find SAT help, Khan Academy, and even STAAR practice.