Books

Young Adult Book Club & Advisory Council 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 November, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. Young Adult Book Club – Wednesday, November 14, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Conference Classroom. […]

Local Authors Share Publishing Tips At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

As part of National Novel-Writing Month in November, Fort Bend County Libraries will present a special program for aspiring writers, “Write Now! Real Talk with Local Authors,” on Saturday, November 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Multi-purpose Room of the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Kristen Kiesling will lead a panel of local award-winning authors who will share their personal experiences as writers. Hear about the challenges faced by both […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce November 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, November 7, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Classroom. The book to be discussed is The Zookeeper’s Wife, written by Diane Ackerman. This book club meets on […]

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, November 3 and 17, 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 […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Plans Annual Book Festival For Nov 3  

Fort Bend County Libraries announces the second annual “Fort Bend County Libraries Book Festival” on Saturday, November 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond. The event celebrates books, authors, and the importance of literature to the imaginations of children and adults alike. Featured author Chitra Divakaruni will share her experiences becoming a published writer. Hear about where she finds inspiration and the advice she has to offer other aspiring writers. Showcasing an […]

Katy Goddard Schools Collect Over 2,000 Books for Texas Children’s Hospital

Katy I TX - Book Drive Local Author Maria Ashworth Visit

Three Katy Goddard Schools  have collected over 2,000 books to be donated to the Texas Children’s Hospital later this week. The school’s efforts are a part of a larger push by all Houston-area Goddard school to donate 10,000 books to the hospital, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education and research. Throughout the book drive, preschoolers participated in a costume […]

Library’s “Learning Express” Resource Helps Improve Computer Skills And Career-Readiness               

Do you want to improve your computer skills so you can qualify for more jobs?  Do you want to learn about what career options are available and how to go about applying for them? Fort Bend County Libraries’ LearningExpress Library is a free online computer resource that helps people improve their computer skills, explore careers, prepare for civil-service certification exams for jobs such as firefighters, EMTs, postal workers, and police officers, and much more. The […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce October 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’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. New members are always welcome. The next meeting of the Fulshear Book Club will take place on Monday, October 15, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is the 2018 “Gulf Coast Reads” selection, Bluebird, Bluebird, written by […]

Young Adult Book Club, Advisory Council & Escape Room 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 10, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Conference Classroom. […]

“Animé Cosplay Diy” Workshop,  Teens Get Costuming Tips At Library’s

Comic-book lovers, costume enthusiasts, and animé superfans who are interested in participating in cosplay events are invited to a special Young Adult workshop to learn all about creating the ultimate cosplay costume “on the cheap,” starting with items commonly found around the home! Fort Bend County Libraries will present an “Animé Cosplay DIY” workshop, for teens in grades 9 through 12, at the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Libraryon Wednesday, October 3, from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m., in the Meeting […]