Books

Libraries To Close For Staff Development Day 

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, will be closed on Friday, May 10, for Staff Development Day.  Regular library hours will resume on Saturday, May 11. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies, downloading e-books or music, or using the research databases. For information, contact the library system’s Communications Office at 281-633-4734.

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 […]

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 […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library To Close ForFort Bend Arts Festival & Parade 

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy, will be closed on Saturday, April 27, for the Fort Bend Arts Festival & Parade, which is free and open to the public. Regular library hours will resume on Monday, April 29. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies, downloading e-books, or using the research databases. For more information, contact the library system’s […]

New Tutor Training Format at the Literacy Council of Fort Bend Countyfor Basic Literacy, ESL Programs and Basic Computer Skills

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Literacy Council of Fort Bend County needs you!  Become an essential part of an adult student’s life by signing up to be a tutor at the Literacy Council. The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County will hold tutor training on Monday, April 8th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Through training, volunteers are equipped to teach Basic Literacy, English as a Second Language (ESL), and one-on-one tutor sessions to adults.  The trainings prepare tutors […]

Learn How To Use 3d Printer At Cinco Ranch Branch Library 

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will have a demonstration and instructional session on the use of its 3D printer on Thursday, April 11, from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m., in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. In the class, “Intro to 3D Printing,” library staff will introduce the 3D printer and explain how library patrons can print their own designs. Those attending the session will also learn about […]

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 April, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. Young Adult Book Club – Wednesday, April 10, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Conference Classroom. Teen readers […]

April 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 schedule for April 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 April […]