Bob Lutts / Simonton Branch Library

Launchpad Learning Tablets Now Available At County Libraries

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  Fort Bend County Libraries now offers Launchpad educational tablets for families with young library patrons, from pre-K to Kindergarten age, to borrow from any of the libraries in the Fort Bend County library system. The tablets are pre-loaded with high-quality, award-winning educational apps that kids will have fun playing while they learn new skills and become familiar with new technology. The fun, colorful new Playaway Launchpads are secure learning tablets designed specifically for young […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce April 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, April 18, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is The Glass Castle, […]

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 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 library hours. A […]

April Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library

   Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Toddler Time, Story Time, and After-School Breaks — every month. These programs are free and open to the public. The schedule for April is as follows: Toddler Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 12 to 36 months of age. The […]

Learn How To Use Google For Family-History Research

  Google can provide many answers, but how do you wade through the information or know if it is accurate? Family-history buffs can learn how to harness the power of Google for genealogy research when Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library presents the class “Genealogy and Google” on Monday, April 4, beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Daniel Sample, […]

Learn About Fiber Art And Needle-Felting At Library Program

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will present a special fiber-art demonstration “Needle-Felting: What’s the Point?” on Thursday, March 31, beginning at 6:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Learn more about working with felt – one of the oldest textiles in the world – to create beautiful works of art. Betsy Mudra, fiber artist and owner of Felting by Betsy, will […]

Libraries Plan Special Activities For Spring Break

  Families with children of all ages are invited to celebrate their Spring Break with special activities at Fort Bend County Libraries throughout the week of March 14-18. Unwind and have fun at the library during the break from the regular school routine with these free activities. MARCH 14 Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library – “LEGO® Fun & a Movie” – 2:00 p.m. This activity is for students in grades 6-8. This animated adventure film […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce March 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 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. New members are always welcome. The next meeting of the Fulshear Book Club will take place on Monday, March 21, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is Room, written by Emma Donoghue. […]

Children’s Opera The Puffed-Up Prima Donna To Be Performed At Library

  Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will present a special performance for children by Houston Grand Opera’s “Opera to Go!” of an original production, The Puffed-Up Prima Donna, on Wednesday, March 16, beginning at 3:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. This family-friendly light opera, sung entirely in English, is recommended for children in grades 2 through 8. According to the […]

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 […]