Bob Lutts / Simonton Branch Library

Library Celebrates Texas History Month With Program On Alamo

  In recognition of Texas History Month in March, Fort Bend County Libraries will present a historical program “What Really Happened at the Alamo?” on Monday, March 7, beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Dr. Nicholas Cox, a U.S. History professor at Houston Community College and the University of Houston-Victoria, will discuss the history of the Alamo, with […]

Libraries Launch New Smartphone Checkout Capability

  Want to check out something from the library, but don’t always carry your library card with you? Now patrons at Fort Bend County Libraries can use their smartphone to take a picture of their library barcode and use that picture to check out items at the library’s checkout desk! Barcode scanners with the capability to read images have been installed at all checkout desks in the library system. These new barcode scanners are able […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce February 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, February 15, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is “The Aviator’s Wife”, written […]

Learn About Growing Citrus Trees At Library Program

  Fort Bend County Libraries will present the program “Citrus: Getting Started Right,” on Monday, February 15, beginning at 6:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Fort Bend County Master Gardener Deborah Birge will talk about varieties of citrus fruit trees that can thrive in the Gulf Coast climate. Hear about proper planting techniques and recommended maintenance tips to encourage fruit […]

Free Income-Tax Help At Fort Bend County Libraries

  Fort Bend County Libraries will again host representatives from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), who will provide free income-tax-preparation assistance for low-income taxpayers at several locations in the Fort Bend County library system from February 1 through April 18. Income-tax forms will no longer be available at the libraries, but patrons may use the libraries’ computers and printers to download and print out the forms from the IRS website, www.irs.gov, during regular […]

Libraries Announce Family Reading Club This Winter

The popularity of Fort Bend County Libraries’ Summer Reading Clubs for children, teens, and adults inspired the library system to add a similar program for families during the winter season. The Family Reading Club will begin on Sunday, January 24, and will continue for six weeks through March 5, at all branches in the Fort Bend County library system. This six-week program is designed to encourage families to read, learn, and have fun together. Families […]

Libraries Announce Family Reading Club

The popularity of Fort Bend County Libraries’ Summer Reading Clubs for children, teens, and adults inspired the library system to add a similar program for families during the winter season. The Family Reading Club will begin on Sunday, January 24, and will continue for six weeks through March 5, at all branches in the Fort Bend County library system. This six-week program is designed to encourage families to read, learn, and have fun together. Families […]

Learn How To Attract Birds To Your Yard

With the diverse ecological systems that are represented in Texas, the state has become known for the unparalleled bird-watching opportunities that can be found in the different areas of the state. Because birding is easy for all ages to enjoy, it is a popular family activity that can lead to a lifelong hobby. Fort Bend County Libraries will present a program on attracting birds at a special program, “Bringing the Birds Home,” on Thursday, January […]

Adult Coloring

Adult coloring

Explore a new form of creative expression when Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library presents “Discover Adult Coloring” on Monday, January 11, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Learn more about the latest trend in relaxation and stress-reduction techniques – adult coloring. Coloring has been shown to lower heart rates and is thought to lower blood pressure as […]

January Book Club 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, January 25, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is The Rosie Project, written […]