Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Libraries To Close For Staff Development Day  

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, will be closed on Friday, May 18, for Staff Development Day.  Regular library hours will resume on Saturday, May The Cinco Ranch Branch Library (2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy) will still be available for elections. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies, downloading e-books or music, or […]

The next program in the series, “Ancient Empires: Islamic Art & Architecture,

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will have an educational series focusing on “Ancient Empires” this spring. The next program in the series, “Ancient Empires: Islamic Art & Architecture,” will take place on Saturday, May 26, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Former architecture professor Sheba Akhtar will talk about the influence of Islam on art and architecture throughout history. Learn about […]

Learn About Coin-Collecting At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

Fort Bend County Libraries will present an introductory program for anyone interested in starting the hobby of coin-collecting. The program, “Coin-Collecting for Beginners,” will take place on Saturday, May 19, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., in the Meeting Room at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. William J. Shelton, Sr. of Rosenberg will provide a basic overview of the different types of coins minted in the United States, and how to go […]

Learn How To Use 3D Printer At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will have a demonstration and instructional session on the use of its 3D printer on Thursday, May 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. n the class, “Intro to 3D Printing,” library staff will introduce the 3D printer and explain how library patrons can print their own designs. Those attending the session will also learn […]

Library’s “Learning Express” Resource Helps Improve Computer Skills And Career-Readiness               

Do you want to improve your computer skills so you can qualify for more jobs?  Do you want to learn about what career options are available and how to go about applying for them? Fort Bend County Libraries’ LearningExpress Library is a free online computer resource that helps people improve their computer skills, explore careers, prepare for civil-service certification exams for jobs such as firefighters, EMTs, postal workers, and police officers, and much more. The […]

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 May, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. Homework Hub – Mondays through Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00 p.m., Conference Classroom. High […]

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. “MS Excel 2010 Survival Basics” will take place on Thursday, May 10, beginning at 10:00 […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Presents Investment Workshop

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special 3-part “Financial Workshop” on May 7, 8, and 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. This 3-part workshop will explain investing concepts, tools, and strategies that will help individuals reach their long-term investment goals. Different topics will be discussed each day. The workshop is presented by Leslie Corley, a financial advisor […]

Learning English? Get Practice At Cinco Ranch Branch Library’s Conversation Circles  

Are you learning to speak English? Would you like some practice in a casual, informal atmosphere? Fort Bend County Libraries presents a program for individuals of all nationalities who would like a place to practice their English language and conversation skills. The “ESL Conversation Circles” provide an opportunity for non-English-speaking people to gather in a relaxed setting, and discuss topics of their own choosing while practicing their English skills. The Conversation Circle at the Cinco Ranch Branch […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce May 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, May 2, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Classroom. The book to be discussed is Go Set a Watchman, written by Harper Lee. This book club meets on the […]