Books

Special Holiday-Break Activities For Families At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

Families are invited to take a break during the December holidays with special events at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library. Families with children of all ages can relax and have fun with activities at the library, as they enjoy their break from the regular school routine. The schedule of activities is as follows: Family Movie Day – Friday, December 21, 1:30 p.m, Meeting Room. Movie-goers will be treated to an animated family film starring Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, […]

Fort Bend County Libraries To Close In Observance Of December Holidays  

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, including the Cinco Ranch Branch and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch, will be closed on Saturday, December 22, through Tuesday, December 25, for the Christmas holiday.  Regular library hours will resume on Wednesday, December 26. The libraries will close at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 31, and will remain closed through Tuesday, January 1, for the New Year’s holiday. Regular library hours will resume on Wednesday, January 2. Your online library is always open […]

Author Cultivates Creativity To Create Monsters

Shelley Jackson doesn’t think of creativity as something she found as much as something that never left. “Every kid, I think, is an explosion of invention,” Jackson said. “But most of them eventually put a lid on it, or someone else does it for them. I just never stopped.” Jackson is the final author in the fall University of Houston-Victoria/American Book Review Reading Series. She will read from her latest novel, “Riddance,” at 11 a.m. […]

Libraries To Close For National Day Of Mourning, Dec 5               

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, for a National Day of Mourning honoring former President George H.W. Bush. All events, meetings, and programs scheduled that day are cancelled. Regular library hours will resume on Thursday, December 6. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, downloading e-books, or music, streaming movies, or using the research databases. For additional information, contact the […]

Learn About British Regency Fashions At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program            

In celebration of Regency-era author Jane Austen’s birthday in December, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special program, “A Birthday Tea Featuring British Regency-Era Fashions,” on Saturday, December 15, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Eide and Timothy Guerinot, members of the Houston Area Regency Society, will talk about how changes in clothing design related to the […]

Holiday Schedule Of 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. Because of the holidays, the library will have an abbreviated schedule of children’s programs in December. The schedule is as follows: Toddler Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs […]

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 December, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. Young Adult Advisory Council – Wednesday, December 5, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Conference Classroom. At this […]

“Stitch Studio For Teens” At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library

The holidays are around the corner! Young adults in grades 9 through 12 who are looking for creative ideas for handmade gifts are invited to a “Stitch Studio for Teens” workshop at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library on Wednesday, December 5, beginning at 4:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Teens will learn different embroidery stitches and make a frame-worthy work of art. All […]

 Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce December 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, December 5, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Classroom. The book to be discussed is the 2018 “Gulf Coast Reads” selection, Bluebird, Bluebird, written by Attica Locke. […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Thanksgiving Holiday  

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, including the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, will be closed Thursday, November 22, through Sunday, November 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Regular library hours will resume on Monday, November 26. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies and music, downloading e-books, or using the research databases. For additional information, contact the library system’s Communications Office […]