Books

Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation To Collect Books For Thousands Of Underserved Houston Children

Ladies for Literacy Guild Hosts Third Annual Month-Long Book Drive HOUSTON – The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s Ladies for Literacy Guild, in partnership with Reliant, Houston Rocket’s Women’s Organization, Houston Public Library and Harris County Public Library will kick off their Third Annual Community Book Drive Thursday, February 28. The book drive will take place through March 28, with a goal of collecting 25,000 new and like-new books for children and youth ages 4 […]

SPECIAL EVENTS at Katy Library

Friends of the Katy Library Book Sale If your bookshelves are looking slim, stop by our Friends of the Katy Library book sale to fill up. The sale takes place from 9:00am-4:00pm in the library’s meeting room at 5414 Franz Road. For more information, contact the library at 281-391-3509. Financial Foundations at the Katy Library Learn to build strong financial foundations such as setting goals, building a budget, saving money, managing debt, and understanding credit. […]

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 March, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. “Introduction to 3D Printing for Young Adults” – Monday, March 4, 3:00-4:30 p.m., Computer […]

March 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. “Computers 101” will take place on Friday, March 1, beginning at 12:15 p.m. This class presents […]

Hear The History Of Texas Rangers At Library Program               

In recognition of Texas History Month in March, Fort Bend County Libraries will present a program on “The Texas Rangers,” on Monday, March 4, beginning at 6:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Dr. Nicholas Cox, a professor of U.S. and Texas History at Houston Community College, will discuss the history of the Texas Rangers organization in each of its major phases, from the early […]

Get Tips On Vegetable & Herb Gardening At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

Seasoned gardeners, as well as beginning gardeners who might be considering starting a vegetable garden for the first time, are invited to attend a special program on “Vegetable & Herb Gardening” on Saturday, March 2, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. James (Boone) Holladay, County Extension Agent with the Texas AgriLife Extension Office in Fort Bend County, […]

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, March 2 and 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., in the Multi-purpose Room 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. […]

Local Award-Winning Author To Sign New Book At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library  

Ann Weisgarber

Award-winning historical novelist Ann Weisgarber will read from and sign copies of her newest book, The Glovemaker, at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library on Thursday, March 7, beginning at 2:00 p.m,. in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. The event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library organization, which will be selling Weisgarber’s book.  All proceeds will benefit the library. Weisgarber’s first […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce February 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, February 18, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce February 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, February 6, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Classroom. The book to be discussed is Vanessa and Her Sister, written by Priya Parmar. This book club meets on the […]