Library News

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 […]

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

Fort Bend County Libraries offers 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 January, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. Young Adult Book Club – Wednesday, January 9, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Conference Classroom. Teen readers […]

Crafting Enthusiasts Invited To Cinco Ranch Branch Library’s Share Group

The new “Craft Club at Cinco Ranch” at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will meet on Tuesdays, January 8 and 22, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Multi-purpose Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Crafting enthusiasts can share tips, get ideas and inspiration, and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow crafters at this drop-in event! People of all experience levels – from beginners to advanced – who enjoy any […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce January 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, January 2, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Classroom. The book to be discussed is In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS […]

Chess Players Invited To Share Tips At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Event

Chess players of all ages and skill levels – from beginners to advanced – are invited to practice their strategies and share tips with others at a special “Chess Day @ the Library” on Saturdays, January 5 and 19, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., in the Multi-purpose Room at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Learn a new chess move (or two) during this come-and-go event. […]

January 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 January 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 January […]

January Youth Activities At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, 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. The regularly scheduled activities for January are as follows: Mother Goose Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — provides caregiver/infant multisensory circle-time activities — including simple sign language, folksongs and lullabies, and finger plays– that are […]

Learn How To Research Your Family History At Library Program  

Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from?  Are you curious about their military service or medical history? Learn the basics of beginning your family-history research at a special program, “Genealogy 101,” on Monday, January 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Staff from the library system’s Genealogy & Local History department will provide a basic introduction to […]

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, January 3, from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. In 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 […]

October Computer-Class Schedule At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

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. “Computers 101” will take place on Friday, January 4, beginning at 12:15 p.m. This class presents […]