Books

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

Fort Bend County Libraries is launching new 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 October, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. Young Adult Book Club– Wednesday, October 11, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Conference Classroom. Teen […]

Learn Job-Search Survival Tips At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Have you been searching for a job and not having any luck? Maybe it’s time for a change in your game plan. Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a free, two-part series of “Job-Search Survival Tips,” beginning on Monday,October 16, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., in the Multipurpose Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. The series will continue on Tuesday, October 17, at the same place and time. Different topics are […]

Learn Coffee Basics At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Coffee novices and coffee aficionados alike who are interested in learning the finer points of brewing an aromatic, flavorful cup of coffee are invited to attend a special program, “Coffee 101,” on Saturday, October 14, from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Bryan Hibbard, roaster and owner of Fort Bend Coffee Roasters in Fulshear, will talk about the history of coffee, the “seed-to-cup” […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Helps Students Excel With Online Homework Help  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Brainfuse HelpNow (Homework Tutoring) program enables the library system to provide online homework assistance in a broad range of subjects in both English and Spanish for students in grades K through 12, free of charge. This tutoring program is an Internet-based service that provides library patrons with live, on-demand homework help, seven days a week, from 3:00 to 11:00 p.m. Certified tutors are experienced in Math, Science, Social Studies, and English/Language Arts. […]

October Youth Activities At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library presents a variety of free children’s programs — Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, Kinder Korner, and After-School Breaks — every month. These programs are free and open to the public. The library is unable to accommodate daycares and school groups at these activities. The schedule for October is as follows: Mother Goose Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — provides caregiver/infant multisensory circle-time activities — including […]

October Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Toddler Time, Story Time, and After-School Breaks — every month. These programs are free and open to the public. The October schedule is as follows: Toddler Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a..m — offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 12 to 36 months of age. The program dates are October 3, 10, 17, 24, and […]

Join Fort Bend County Libraries For “Gulf Coast Reads” Reading Initiative  

Fort Bend County Libraries invites the public to join in the “Gulf Coast Reads” reading program, a community-wide reading project encouraging communities to read and discuss a particular book together in October. The 2017 selection for “Gulf Coast Reads” is News of the World, written by Paulette Jiles. Set in post-Civil War Texas, News of the World is a historical-fiction novel about a 70-year-old veteran of two wars, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, and a 10-year-old girl named Johanna who […]

Catch Up & Read Named 2017 Recipient of Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award

The Texas Center for the Book announced that Catch Up & Read is the recipient of the second annual Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award. This $1,000 award, which honors a qualified non-profit organization that has made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in Texas, is modeled on the Library of Congress’ s annual literacy awards. Funded by the Friends of Libraries & Archives of Texas (FLAT), the 2017 Literacy Awards this year also include […]

Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library Resume Fall Schedule In September

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Toddler Time, Story Time, and After-School Breaks — every month. These programs are free and open to the public. The fall schedule is as follows: Toddler Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 12 to 36 months of age. The program dates are September 5, 12, 19, […]

Children’s Programs At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Resume Fall Schedule In September

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library presents a variety of free children’s programs — Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, Kinder Korner, and After-School Breaks — every month. These programs are free and open to the public. The library is unable to accommodate daycares and school groups at these activities. The schedule for September is as follows: Mother Goose Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — provides caregiver/infant multisensory circle-time activities — including […]