Books

April 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 schedule of activities for April is 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 are […]

April 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. The schedule for April is as follows: Toddler Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 1 to 3 years of age. The program dates are April […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce April 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, April 4, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Classroom. The book to be discussed is Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times, written by Jennifer […]

Learn About Quick-And-Easy Meals At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will present a special program, “Cooking on the Go,” on Thursday, March 22, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Library staff member Donald Adair will talk about quick-and-easy ways to make tasty dishes, such as quesadillas, swimming pigs, huggies, and more! Materials for this program were made possible by the Friends of the Bob Lutts […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Receive Brownstone Book Fund Donation  

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) has received a generous gift this spring of hundreds of new children’s books from the Brownstone Book Fund, a private foundation in New York City interested in fostering early reading, a love of books, and opportunities for parents and children to read together. Each library in the Fort Bend County library system received 100 children’s books, ranging from pre-kindergarten through early readers. Fort Bend County Libraries was chosen by the […]

“Preserving the Bounty: Pressure Canning and Pickling”

“Gardens overflowing with shiny, red tomatoes and bright green pepper…orchards filled with sweet, juicy peaches…farmers’ markets piled high with fresh produce…it is so easy to preserve.  Texas AgriLife Extension Service Family and Consumer Sciences in Fort Bend County will host “Preserving the Bounty: Pressure Canning and Pickling”, a workshop event on Thursday, March 22, at the Extension office Annex located at 1402 Band Road in Rosenberg.  Food preservation techniques will include demonstrations of pressure canning […]

Learn About Quick-And-Easy Meals At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will present a special program, “Cooking on the Go,” on Thursday, March 22, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Library staff member Donald Adair will talk about quick-and-easy ways to make tasty dishes, such as quesadillas, swimming pigs, huggies, and more! Materials for this program were made possible by the Friends of the Bob Lutts […]

Get Tips on Downsizing Your Lifestyle at Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program  

Do you want to simplify your lifestyle? Are you thinking about a smaller home with fewer responsibilities to enjoy during your retirement years? Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present Senior Resources Collaborative’s “Smartsizing – Let’s Start the Conversation” on Saturday, March 24, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Linda Jordan, founder of Senior Resources Collaborative, will provide tips on simplifying […]

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 […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce March 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, March 19, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is The House at Riverton, a novel written by Kate Morton. The Fulshear […]