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SPECIAL EVENTS Teen Summer Volunteer Orientation High School students, call to save your place on the list of our teen summer volunteers. The orientation will be on Wednesday, May 29th at 10:00a.m. For more information, contact the library at 281-391-3509. BOOK CLUBS Pages by the Pint Book Blub at the No Label Brewery The Katy Library and the No Label Brewery invite you to join us at a monthly book club held at the brewery […]

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 May, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. Young Adult Book Club – Wednesday, May 8, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Conference Classroom. Teen readers […]

Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ 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 Circles will take place at […]

Get Tips For Creating Floral-Décor On A Budget At Library Program             

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will have a special program on “Floral Arranging on a Budget” on Thursday, May 2, beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Floral designer Kaye Thompson will share tips on how to create beautiful, professional-looking flower arrangements with an inexpensive vase and fresh flowers from the garden or grocery store. Thompson has been a floral designer for […]

May 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. “MS Excel 2016 Survival Basics” will take place on Thursday, May 2, beginning at 10:15 […]

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, May 4 and 18, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 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. Experienced players will be […]

Crochet Workshop At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library             

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will have crochet workshop for beginners on Saturday, May 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. The “Crochet Workshop: In the Round” is a hands-on adult craft class for individuals aged 16 and above. No previous crochet experience is necessary. Library staff member Marie Picon will explain how to crochet in continuous rounds, instead […]

Learn About Texas Superstar Plants At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Backyard gardening enthusiasts who would like to learn more about planning and maintaining beautiful lawns and gardens are invited to attend a special program on “Texas Superstar Plants” at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library on Saturday, May 4, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Fort Bend County Master Gardener Josefina Alcala will talk about Texas Superstars® — plants that have […]

Get Tips On Estate-Planning AtBob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library 

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a special program, “Wills & Estate-Planning,” on Monday, April 29, beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room at the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Presented by probate and elder-law attorneys Amanda Grimes and Christy Theander, the program will provide an overview of the advantages of estate planning, as well as the disadvantages of not having a plan. Learn about the primary documents […]

Fort Bend County Libraries To Close In Observance Of Easter Holiday 

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 the weekend of April 19 through 21, in observance of the Easter holiday.  Regular library hours will resume on Monday, April 22. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, downloading e-books, streaming movies and music, or using the research databases. For additional information, […]