Library News

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 March 30 through April 1, in observance of the Easter holiday.  Regular library hours will resume on Monday, April 2. 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 […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce April 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, April 4, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Classroom. The book to be discussed is Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times, written by Jennifer […]

Bridge Night At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Bridge players of all ages and skill levels – from beginners to advanced – are invited to practice their strategies and share tips with others at a monthly “Bridge Night @ Cinco Ranch” on Tuesday, April 3, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. The library will provide a fun, relaxed setting where Bridge players can gather to learn the game, sharpen […]

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, March 22, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.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 about […]

Learn About Quick-And-Easy Meals At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will present a special program, “Cooking on the Go,” on Thursday, March 22, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Library staff member Donald Adair will talk about quick-and-easy ways to make tasty dishes, such as quesadillas, swimming pigs, huggies, and more! Materials for this program were made possible by the Friends of the Bob Lutts […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Receive Brownstone Book Fund Donation  

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) has received a generous gift this spring of hundreds of new children’s books from the Brownstone Book Fund, a private foundation in New York City interested in fostering early reading, a love of books, and opportunities for parents and children to read together. Each library in the Fort Bend County library system received 100 children’s books, ranging from pre-kindergarten through early readers. Fort Bend County Libraries was chosen by the […]

Learn About Quick-And-Easy Meals At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will present a special program, “Cooking on the Go,” on Thursday, March 22, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Library staff member Donald Adair will talk about quick-and-easy ways to make tasty dishes, such as quesadillas, swimming pigs, huggies, and more! Materials for this program were made possible by the Friends of the Bob Lutts […]

Learn About Using Linkedin At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special program, “Introduction to LinkedIn,” on Monday, March 26, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m., in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. LinkedIn is the world’s largest social-media network for professionals and is a great vehicle for connecting with other business people. Find out how to make the best use of LinkedIn to network and engage with contacts and […]

Get Tips on Downsizing Your Lifestyle at Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program  

Do you want to simplify your lifestyle? Are you thinking about a smaller home with fewer responsibilities to enjoy during your retirement years? Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present Senior Resources Collaborative’s “Smartsizing – Let’s Start the Conversation” on Saturday, March 24, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Linda Jordan, founder of Senior Resources Collaborative, will provide tips on simplifying […]

March 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 March 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 […]