Library News

Digital-Camera Basics For Beginners At Cinco Ranch Branch Library              

 The family is coming over, and you’re dying to show them your vacation pictures from your digital camera. The only problem is you don’t know a megabyte from a mega-nibble. What do you do? Don’t panic! Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present an introductory program, “Digital-Camera Basics,” on Wednesday, November 21, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. A staff person […]

Children’s Opera Cinderella In Spain To Be Performed At Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will present a performance by Houston Grand Opera’s “Opera to Go!” of an original production, Cinderella in Spain, on Monday, November 19, beginning at 2:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. This family-friendly light opera, sung in English and Spanish, presents the traditional Cinderella fairy tale with a Hispanic twist. The king plans a fiesta to find a bride for his son, […]

Fulshear 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’ 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, November 19, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is Lucia, Lucia, written by Adriana Trigiani. The Fulshear Night Readers Guild will […]

Friends Of George Memorial Library Plan Book Sale, Holiday Market For Library’s Book Festival  

In conjunction with the “Fort Bend County Libraries Book Festival” on November 3, the Friends of George Memorial Library will have a major Book Sale and Holiday Market from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the front entrance of the library, located at 1001 Golfview in Richmond. People who love books, people who love bargains, and people who need to get rid of some spare change will find a lot in common at the Friends of the Library Book Sale, where […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Veterans’ Day  

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 Monday, November 12, in observance of Veterans’ Day.  Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, November 13. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies and music, downloading e-books, or using the research databases. For additional information, contact the library system’s Communications Office […]

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 next Conversation Circle at the Cinco Ranch […]

Learn How To Create Better Job-Search Letters At Library Class  

Job-hunters can learn how to make their applications stand out from the rest with a special lunch-break demonstration at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library on Monday, November 19, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m., in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. In the class, “Cover & Job-Search Letters,” learn how to use the “Tools to Get Hired” feature of the library’s “Job & Career Accelerator” online resource […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Presents Family Movie Day  

The Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special “Family Movie Day” on Monday, November 19, 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! This animated action-adventure film is a sequel to a popular movie about a family of crime-fighting superheroes in Metroville. Elastigirl becomes the new face of superheroes while Mr. Incredible stays home […]

November Youth Activities At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library presents a variety of free children’s programs — Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, Kinder Korner, and After-School Breaks — every month. These programs are free and open to the public. The library is unable to accommodate daycares and school groups at these activities. The schedule for November is as follows: Mother Goose Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — provides caregiver/infant multisensory circle-time activities […]

November 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 November schedule 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 program dates are November 6, […]