Books

Learning English? Get Practice At Cinco Ranch Branch Library’s 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 Circle at the Cinco Ranch Branch […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce June 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, June 18, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is The Paris Wife, written by Paula McLain. The Fulshear Night Readers […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Announce Summer Hours  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ summer schedule will begin June 4 and continue through August 24. The summer hours of operation will be as follows: Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy Mon – 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm Tue – 10:00 am to 9:00 pm Wed, Thu – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Fri – 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm Sat – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Sun – CLOSED Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library To Present Introductory Computer Classes  

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 Excel 2010 Survival Basics” will take place on Thursday, June 7, beginning at 10:00 […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Hosts Summer Family Movie Series  

The Youth Services department at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will feature “Family Movie Day” — a free movie series for families with kids of all ages — in June. The movies will begin at 1:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. The movie series will begin on Friday, June 8, with an Emmy-award winning animated family adventure film, released in 2017. A young boy named Miguel […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce June 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, June 6, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Classroom. The book to be discussed is Dear Life, written by Alice Munro. This book club meets on the first Wednesday […]

Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek

Houston, TX – April 27, 2018 – Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek is proud to present several exciting upcoming events and activities for the week of May 20 to May 26. All are welcome to attend. The library is back open now after Hurricane Harvey caused its closure and the building was remodeled. Upcoming Events Savvy Stitchers Thursday, May 24   3:30 PM The Savvy Stitchers is a place to share ideas for different […]

Libraries’ Summer Reading Clubs For Kids, Teens, & Adults Start May 28  

Fort Bend County Libraries – which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library — presents special reading clubs during the summer to encourage reading among children from birth and up, as well as teens and adults. “Libraries Rock!™” is the theme for this year’s Summer Reading Club. Online registration for the 2018 Summer Reading Clubs will begin on Monday, May 28, and continue through September 1, at all Fort Bend […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Memorial Day Weekend  

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 Sunday, May 27, and Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, May 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 music, or using the research databases. For more information, contact the library system’s Communications Office at 281-633-4734.

Library’s “Learning Express” Resource Helps Improve Computer Skills And Career-Readiness               

Do you want to improve your computer skills so you can qualify for more jobs?  Do you want to learn about what career options are available and how to go about applying for them? Fort Bend County Libraries’ LearningExpress Library is a free online computer resource that helps people improve their computer skills, explore careers, prepare for civil-service certification exams for jobs such as firefighters, EMTs, postal workers, and police officers, and much more. The […]