Library News

February Computer-Class Schedule At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

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. “Computers 101” will take place on Friday, February 1, beginning at 12:15 p.m. This class presents […]

Fall-Risk Prevention Classes At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special program for older adults, “A Matter of Balance: A Fall-Risk Prevention Class” on Fridays, February 1, 8, 15, 22, and March 1, 8, 15, and 22, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Courtney Bryant, Family and Community Health Extension Agent with Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension, will demonstrate strength-building exercises to help […]

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 February, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. YA: Zipper Pouches – Saturday, February 2, 2:00-4:00 p.m., Conference Classroom. Teens in grades […]

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, February 2 and 16, 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. […]

Newborns Receive Special Welcome During Children’s Book Week            

In celebration of Children’s Book Week, January 28-February 1, 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. […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Announces Grand Opening Of Mission Bend Branch Library               

The grand-opening ceremony of Fort Bend County Libraries’ Mission Bend Branch Library will take place on Saturday, February 9, beginning at 10:00 a.m., at the new library, located at 8421 Addicks Clodine Road in Houston. The grand opening will be officiated by Fort Bend County Precinct 2 Commissioner Grady Prestage, who will be joined by other county and local officials. All area residents are invited to come out and take part in the grand-opening reception. The library is […]

Learn About Pinterest At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a basic, introductory program “Pinterest for Beginners” on Monday, January 28, from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m., in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Learn all about Pinterest, the virtual pinboard that has taken the social-media population by storm. Pinterest enables people to organize and share items of interest to them that they have found on the Internet. Pinboards can be […]

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. Because the library will be closed on January 21 for the holiday, the next meeting of the Fulshear Book Club will take place on Monday, January 28, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to […]

Learn About Annuities At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special program on “The Dangers of Annuities” on Saturday, January 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m,. in the Multi-purpose Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Edward Jones financial advisor Jabari King will provide an overview of annuities. Learn about the difference between fixed and variable annuities, step-up periods and the dangers of indexed annuities, surrender periods and tax-free exchanges, and […]

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 21, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, January 22. 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 […]