Library News

Crafting Enthusiasts Invited To Cinco Ranch Branch Library’s New Share Group

The new “Craft Club at Cinco Ranch” at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will meet on Tuesday, December 11, 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 new drop-in event! People of all experience levels – from beginners to advanced – who enjoy any type […]

Social Security Specialist To Speak At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Andrew Hardwick, a Metropolitan Public Affairs Specialist for the Social Security Administration, will present a program on “Social Security 101” on Monday, December 10, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Hardwick will provide an overview of Social Security and the Medicare program. Learn how and when to apply; how early retirement affects one’s benefits; how to maximize one’s benefits; the differences between […]

Young Adult Book Club & Advisory Council For Teens At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries offers programs specifically designed for high school-aged teens in grades 9 through 12. The programs provide fun and challenging opportunities for these young adults, who are also encouraged to become active participants in designing and orchestrating new activities for teens in the library system. In December, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. Young Adult Advisory Council – Wednesday, December 5, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Conference Classroom. At this […]

“Stitch Studio For Teens” At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library

The holidays are around the corner! Young adults in grades 9 through 12 who are looking for creative ideas for handmade gifts are invited to a “Stitch Studio for Teens” workshop at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library on Wednesday, December 5, beginning at 4:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Teens will learn different embroidery stitches and make a frame-worthy work of art. All […]

Learn Crocheting Basics At Library Workshop

Learn the basics of crocheting at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library on Saturday, December 8, 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 for Beginners” 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 describe essential tools, materials, and techniques used for crocheting. […]

 Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce December 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, December 5, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Classroom. The book to be discussed is the 2018 “Gulf Coast Reads” selection, Bluebird, Bluebird, written by Attica Locke. […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Thanksgiving Holiday  

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, including the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, will be closed Thursday, November 22, through Sunday, November 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Regular library hours will resume on Monday, November 26. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies and music, downloading e-books, or using the research databases. For additional information, contact the library system’s Communications Office […]

Friends Of Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library Host Winter Book Sale  

The Friends of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will host a Winter Book Sale on Saturday, December 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Annex next door to the library, which is located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. People who love books, people who love bargains, and people who need to get rid of some spare change will find a lot in common at the book sale, where they will discover adult and children’s books, […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Hosts Holiday Open-House Festivities

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will host a special Holiday Open House for families on Saturday, December 1, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holidays with music, refreshments, crafts, and a family holiday movie during this festive open-house event. The activities will begin with a craft program — “DIY Recycled-Book Crafts for […]

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 Saturday, December 1, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m,, 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. Experienced players will be on hand […]