Books

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, January 18, from 10:00 to 11:00 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 […]

Learn How To Self-Publish A Book At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a workshop – “Publish Your Book for Free!” – on Saturday, January 20, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Carolyn Janisé will talk about the basic components of self-publishing a book, from designing the cover art, layout, and design to editing, printing, and distributing. Learn how to begin the publishing process and about the […]

Learn About Mutual Funds And Stocks At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special program on Mutual Funds and Stocks on Saturday, January 27, from 1:30 to 3:30 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 the differences between mutual funds and stocks. The program is presented by Leslie Corley, a financial advisor with Edward Jones Investments. During the first part […]

Newborns Receive Special Welcome During Children’s Book Week  

Library staff member Jamie McKenna shows some of the items in the Baby Book Bags

In celebration of Children’s Book Week, January 21-27, Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will continue its annual tradition of welcoming newborns to the wonders of books. Every Fort Bend County baby born during this week may receive a special baby book bag, courtesy of the Friends of Fort Bend County Library. Each bag contains a book, a bib, a special certificate, a list of suggested reading for children, and information on parenting and on library services. These […]

Introductory Twitter Class At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Would you like to keep in touch with family and friends on Twitter? Fort Bend County Libraries will present a basic program, “Introduction to Twitter,” for people who would like to learn more about this popular social-networking website on Monday, January 22, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Computer Lab at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. The Adult Services staff of the library will show how to set up a […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce January 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 a special night because the library will be closed for the holiday on the club’s regularly scheduled night. The group will meet on Monday, January 22, beginning at […]

Fort Bend County Libraries To Close In Observance Of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

 All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which include the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, will be closed on Monday, January 15, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, January 16. 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 […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Offers Assistance For Setting Up Community Book Clubs

Fort Bend County Libraries is available to provide assistance to anyone who is interested in starting a book club in the community. Learn how to access free services and book collections provided by the library at a special program, “How to Set Up a Book Club,” on Tuesday, January 23, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., in the Multi-purpose Room of the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. The library has sets […]

Bring Computer-Related Questions To Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Do you have a question about how to use your computer or the Internet? Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will have an Open Computers Lab on Friday, January 19, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m., in the Computer Lab of the library, located 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. The Open Computers Lab is a come-and-go period during which patrons can bring any basic questions about desk-top computers or lap-top computers. They can also bring their smartphones or other […]

January 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, Kinder Korner, and After-School Breaks — every month. The regularly scheduled activities for January are as follows: Mother Goose Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — provides caregiver/infant multisensory circle-time activities — including simple sign language, folksongs and lullabies, and finger plays — that […]