Announcements

2018-2019 WEWEN President Elect Lindsey Chapman as the 2019 Woman of Excellence

The Women Empowering Women Express Network (WEWEN) of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) is proud to announce 2018-2019 WEWEN President Elect Lindsey Chapman as the 2019 Woman of Excellence. Lindsey is the proud owner of Meadows Resources where she specializes in consulting, management and administration in human resources, recruiting, staffing (traditional/remote), and training. She is also the founder of VA School, a virtual academy dedicated to the enrichment of virtual workers and clients. She […]

Katy Library Events

SPECIAL EVENTS Teen Summer Volunteer Orientation High School students, call to save your place on the list of our teen summer volunteers. The orientation will be on Wednesday, May 29th at 10:00a.m. For more information, contact the library at 281-391-3509. BOOK CLUBS Pages by the Pint Book Blub at the No Label Brewery The Katy Library and the No Label Brewery invite you to join us at a monthly book club held at the brewery […]

Young Adult Book Club & Advisory Council For Teens At Cinco Ranch Branch Library 

Fort Bend County Libraries offers programs specifically designed for high school-aged teens in grades 9 through 12. The programs provide fun and challenging opportunities for these young adults, who are also encouraged to become active participants in designing and orchestrating new activities for teens in the library system. In May, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. Young Adult Book Club – Wednesday, May 8, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Conference Classroom. Teen readers […]

Katy ISD School Board ElectionsEarly Voting Set for April 22 – 30 

KATY [April 22, 2019] – It’s election time!!!  This year on the electoral ballot, voters will have the option of electing two positions on the Katy ISD Board of Trustees.  Katy ISD encourages all registered voters to head to the polls to exercise their civic duty.   Early voting started today and ends on Tuesday, April 30.  Polls will open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Election Day is May 4. “Our Board of Trustees is such an essential component of […]

Reading is Rewarding at the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County

Sugar Land, Texas – David Klotz, a Literacy Council of Fort Bend County student, has been honored as the winner of the Houston Money Week Adult Literacy Essay Contest.  David will be the recipient of a $500 grand prize and will be recognized during a ceremony at the Houston Money Week Wrap Up Event on Tuesday, May 14th. David is a High School Equivalency (HSE) student and his goal is to attain his GED.  David has been a […]

Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ Conversation Circles 

Are you learning to speak English? Would you like some practice in a casual, informal atmosphere? Fort Bend County Libraries presents a program for individuals of all nationalities who would like a place to practice their English language and conversation skills. The “ESL Conversation Circles” provide an opportunity for non-English-speaking people to gather in a relaxed setting, and discuss topics of their own choosing while practicing their English skills. The Conversation Circles will take place at […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce May Reading Selections 

Share your love of reading with other book lovers at one of the book clubs that meet monthly at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. New members are always welcome. The Literary Lunch League Book Club will meet on Wednesday, May 1, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Classroom. The book to be discussed is The Night Mark, written by Tiffany Reisz. This book club meets on the […]

Get Tips For Creating Floral-Décor On A Budget At Library Program             

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will have a special program on “Floral Arranging on a Budget” on Thursday, May 2, beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Floral designer Kaye Thompson will share tips on how to create beautiful, professional-looking flower arrangements with an inexpensive vase and fresh flowers from the garden or grocery store. Thompson has been a floral designer for […]

May Computer-Class Schedule At Cinco Ranch Branch Library 

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy, will present a variety of free, introductory computer classes this month. The classes will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn more about using these computer programs. All computer classes will take place in the Computer Lab of the library. “MS Excel 2016 Survival Basics” will take place on Thursday, May 2, beginning at 10:15 […]

Chess Players Invited To Share Tips At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Event 

Chess players of all ages and skill levels – from beginners to advanced – are invited to practice their strategies and share tips with others at a special “Chess Day @ the Library” on Saturdays, May 4 and 18, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Learn a new chess move (or two) during this come-and-go event. Experienced players will be […]