Library News

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Recognizes Earth Month With Environmental Program

In recognition of Earth Month in April, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special program promoting environmental awareness – “Reducing Your Plastic Footprint” – on Tuesday, April 2, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., in the Multi-purpose Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Debby Wendt, program coordinator for the Coastal Prairie Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists, will talk about the impact of plastics on the environment and […]

Learn About Succulent Gardening At Library Program

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will present a make-and-take program on “Creating & Maintaining a Succulent Garden” on Thursday, April 4, beginning at 2:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Fort Bend County Master Gardener Kathy Gilmore will talk about growing succulents – ornamental, drought-resistant plants that can be grown indoors or outside. Learn about the different varieties of succulents that are available, and […]

North Shore Animal League America’s Tour for Life

On Friday March 22nd from 11am – 6pm Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP) is teaming up with North Shore Animal League America for the annual Tour for Life Adoption Event. The NSALA Tour for Life bus will be making a top at CAP to promote pet adoption. During the event all adoption fees are waived, and will be sponsored by West Houston Subaru. There will be a bake sale with tasty treats and activity tables […]

Learn Crocheting Basics At Library Workshop             

Learn the basics of crocheting at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library on Saturday, March 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. The “Crochet Workshop: Basic Skills” 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 describe essential tools, materials, and techniques used for crocheting. […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library To Host Activities For National Craft Month             

In recognition of National Craft Month in March, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will host hands-on craft activities throughout the month for adults and youth aged 14 and above. The National Craft Month event is designed to introduce people to fun, new crafts and hobbies. The monthly “Craft Club at Cinco Ranch” will meet on Tuesdays, March 12 and 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Multi-purpose Room. Crafting enthusiasts can share tips, […]

Social Security Specialist To Speak At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library  

Andrew Hardwick, a Metropolitan Public Affairs Specialist for the Social Security Administration, will present “An Introduction to Social Security & Medicare,” on Monday, March 18, beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Hardwick will provide an overview of Social Security retirement and the Medicare program. Learn how and when to apply for maximum Social Security benefits; when to file for […]

New Tutor Training Format at the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County for Basic Literacy, ESL Programs and Basic Computer Skills

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Literacy Council of Fort Bend County needs you!  Become an essential part of an adult student’s life by signing up to be a tutor at the Literacy Council. The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County will hold tutor training on Monday, March 11th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Through training, volunteers are equipped to teach Basic Literacy, English as a Second Language (ESL), and one-on-one tutor sessions to adults.  […]

Global Entrepreneurship Workshop At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will  have a special 4-part workshop, “Global Entrepreneurship Series: 90 Days to Launch,” on Saturdays, March 9, 16, 23, and 30, from 10:30-11:30 a.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Get tips on how to turn an idea, dream, or hobby into a sustainable business that can be implemented in any country in the world within 90 days. This series, presented […]

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 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, March 18, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, written by […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Presents Family Movie Day               

The Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special “Family Movie Day” on Thursday, March 14, 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 takes place in a bustling city where various anthropomorphic animals live and thrive in civilized coexistence. When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police […]