Library News

Free “ACT” Practice-Test Session At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Representatives from Princeton Review will conduct a free practice ACT® test at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, on Saturday, November 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Students will take a full-length practice ACT test to gain experience and become better prepared for the actual test. The test takes3.5 hours, including administration instructions and breaks. Actual testing time is 2 hours and 55 minutes. Students should bring two […]

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

Fort Bend County Libraries is launching new 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 November, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. Young Adult Book Club– Wednesday, November 8, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Conference Classroom. Teen […]

Learn Knitting Basics At Library Program

Learn the basics of knitting at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library on Monday, November 6, beginning at 6:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. In this hands-on adult craft class, “Knitting for Beginners,” library staff member Marie Picon will describe essential tools used for knitting, such as different yarns that can be used for varying effects, and how knitting needles differ from other types of needles. […]

Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library Teens To Celebrate Día De Los Muertos  

In recognition of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will have a special craft activity for teens in grades 9 through 12 on Monday, October 30, beginning at 5:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Día de los Muertos is a traditional Mexican holiday honoring family and friends who have died. It is celebrated every year at the same time as Halloween and […]

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. “Pinterest Basics” will take place on Thursday, November 2, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Learn all about Pinterest, the […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce November 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 new Literary Lunch League Book Club will meet on Wednesday, November 1, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Classroom. The book to be discussed is A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, written by Betty Smith. This book club meets on the first […]

Get Tips On Making Healthy Mexican Food At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program  

Do you enjoy eating Mexican food that is delicious as well as healthy? Find out about ways to modify your favorite Mexican food recipe so it is even healthier at a special program, “Making Mexican Cooking Healthy,” at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library on Monday, October 30, beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Registered and Licensed Dietician Dianne Gertson will conduct a live cooking demonstration […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Plans Inaugural Book Festival In November  

Fort Bend County Libraries announces its first “Fort Bend County Libraries Book Festival” on Saturday, November 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond. The event celebrates books, authors, and the importance of literature to the imaginations of children and adults alike. Featuring an exciting line-up of authors, storytellers, performances, and workshops, the festival will have literary events, free activities, and fun for the whole family throughout the building and in […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce October 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, October 16, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is the 2017 “Gulf Coast Reads” selection News of the World, written by Paulette […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Presents Family Movie Day  

The Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special “Family Movie Day” on Friday, October 20, beginning at 1:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Families with children of all ages are invited to enjoy an afternoon movie! Enjoy an animated feature starring the voices of Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, and Andy Samburg. Dracula opens a lavish 5-stake resort, where famous monsters such as Frankenstein and his bride, the Mummy, and others […]