Library News

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Summer Hours Start June 3             

Fort Bend County Libraries’ summer schedule will begin June 3 and continue through August 23. The summer hours of operation will be as follows: George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview, Richmond Mon, Thu – 9:00 am to 9:00 pm Tue, Wed – 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Fri, Sat – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Sun – 1:00 to 5:00 pm Albert George Branch Library, 9230 Gene Street, Needville Mon – 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm […]

Crochet Workshop At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will have crochet workshop for beginners on Saturday, June 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. The “Crochet Workshop: Granny Squares” is a hands-on adult craft class for individuals aged 16 and above. No previous crochet experience is necessary. Library staff member Marie Picon will explain how to crochet classic Granny Squares using two […]

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, June 1 and 15, 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. […]

Global Entrepreneurship Workshop At Cinco Ranch Branch Library             

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will  have a special workshop, “Global Entrepreneurship Series: 90 Days to Launch,” on Saturday, June 1, 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. Get tips on how to turn an idea, dream, or hobby into a sustainable business that can be implemented in any country in the world within 90 days. This series, presented by investment-management […]

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 26, and Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, May 28. 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.

Libraries’ Summer Reading ChallengeFor Kids, Teens, & Adults Starts May 27 

Fort Bend County Libraries presents special reading challenges during the summer to encourage reading among children from birth and up, as well as teens and adults. “A Universe of Stories” is the theme for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. Online registration for the 2019 Summer Reading Challenge will begin on Monday, May 27, and continue through August 31, at all Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) locations. Library programs and activities for children begin during the week of […]

Fulshear Book Clubs AnnounceMay 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, May 20, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is The Underground Railroad, written by Colson Whitehead. This book club […]

Learn The Value Of Financial Statements AtCinco Ranch Branch Library Program             

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special program, “Understanding Financial Statements,” on Saturday, May 18, 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. SCORE mentor Cristy Fontanilla will explain the importance of individual components of financial statements, including the balance sheet, income statement, sources, and uses of funds. Learn how the meaningful interpretation and analysis of these statements can be critical […]

Crafting Enthusiasts Invited ToCinco Ranch Branch Library’s Share Group             

The “Craft Club at Cinco Ranch” at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will meet on Tuesdays, May 14 and 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Multi-purpose Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Crafting enthusiasts can share tips, get ideas and inspiration, and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow crafters at this drop-in event! People of all experience levels – from beginners to advanced – who enjoy any type […]

Libraries To Close For Staff Development Day 

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 Friday, May 10, for Staff Development Day.  Regular library hours will resume on Saturday, May 11. 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 information, contact the library system’s Communications Office at 281-633-4734.