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Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek

Houston, TX – July 25, 2018 – Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek is proud to present several exciting upcoming events and activities for the week of August 5 to August 11.  All are welcome to attend. Upcoming Events Computer Help by Appointment Monday, August 6   3:00 PM to 3:30 PM,   AND Monday, August 6   3:30 PM to 4:00 PM Reserve a 30 minute session to troubleshoot an issue with your computer, tablet or […]

August 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. “MS Word Survival Basics” will take place on Tuesday, August 7, beginning at 10:00 a.m. […]

Youth Activities At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Resume Fall Schedule After Break  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, and After-School Breaks — every month.  These programs are free and open to the public. Activities will not take place during the first two weeks of August. The fall schedule begins the third week in August. Mother Goose Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. […]

Library Commemorating Its 25th Anniversary Saturday

Courtesy Maud Smith Marks Library

By George Slaughter The Maud Smith Marks Library celebrates its 25th anniversary at 1 p.m. Saturday with a cake cutting and other events, including a book character contest, a book spin contest, and a book race contest. The celebration will also include square dancers, games, crafts, a magician, a visit from Mother Goose, and contests and snacks. Remembering Maud Smith Marks Maud Smith Marks, the library’s namesake, lived in the early 20th century. She and […]

Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek

Houston, TX – June  2018 – Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek is proud to present several exciting upcoming events and activities for the week of July 9 to July 14.  All are welcome to attend. Upcoming Events Computer Help by Appointment Monday, July 9   3:00 PM to 3:30 PM,   AND Monday, July 9   3:30 PM to 4:00 PM Reserve a 30 minute session to troubleshoot an issue with your computer, tablet or phone. […]

July Schedule Of Youth Activities At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, and School-Aged Programs — every month.  These programs are free and open to the public. The library is unable to accommodate daycares and school groups at these activities. Mother Goose Time, which takes place on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m., provides caregiver/infant multisensory circle-time […]

July 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, School-Age Programs, and Middle School Programs — every month during the summer. These programs are free and open to the public. The  summer schedule for July 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 […]

Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation Announces $200,000 Grant To Fund Eight Family Place Libraries™ Across Harris County

Tribute Gift to be Presented at Grand Re-Opening Ceremony of Barbara Bush Branch Library June 22    Houston, TX – Today, the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation (Foundation) announced a $200,000 donation to the Harris County Public Library in tribute to former First Lady Barbara Bush. The funds, provided in partnership with Phillips 66, will be used to transform areas within eight county libraries into community centers for literacy by creating robust early childhood spaces […]

Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation Celebrates Mrs. Bush’s Legacy On Her 93rd Birthday

Foundation committed to advancing the First Lady of Literacy’s mission HOUSTON – Friday, June 8 will have marked the 93rd birthday of Former First Lady Barbara Bush. In recognition of the First Lady of Literacy, the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation and its Co-Chairs, Neil and Maria Bush, are paying tribute to her and all she did to help countless people across the nation have a brighter future and a better life by learning how to read. “My […]

Learn How To Balance A Budget And Save Money At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special program on financial wellness on Saturday, June 30, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. This 2-part program is designed to help individuals get a better understanding of how to manage money and develop a budget. The program is presented by Leslie Corley, a financial advisor with Edward Jones Investments. During the […]