Library News

E-Books: Hands on Help  

Do you have an e-Device for books or audios and have questions?  Did you know Harris County has hundreds of e-books and e-audios that can be checked out through our various databases?  Never buy an e-book again.  Instead, come to the library on Saturday, November 11 at 2:30 PM to learn how to download to your device.  Just let us know which device you own when you call to register and don’t forget to bring […]

DIY Workshop: Fall Bookmarks

We’ll be having fun at the Maud Marks Library preparing for the holidays.  Join us on Tuesday, November 14 at 2 PM as we make fall bookmarks for our reading pleasure and to give as gifts. All materials will be provided.  Seating for this is extremely limited. Participants may register by calling the library at 281-492-8592 or by visiting the library.

Classic Children’s Opera Hansel And Gretel To Be Performed At Library  

Hannah Lu & Cecilia Duarteb[PHOTOS– COURTESY OF HOUSTON GRAND OPERA]

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will present a performance by Houston Grand Opera’s “Operas to Go!” of the children’s classic fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel, on Wednesday, November 22, beginning at 3:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. This family-friendly light opera, sung entirely in English, is based on the famous Grimm fairy tale, and was written by pop star and composer Engelbert Humperdinck. HGO’s […]

Book Discussion Clubs to Meet

The Maud Marks Library hosts two book clubs that meet monthly.  The Afternoon Book Club meets on the second Thursday of the month, November 9th, at 1 PM.  We will be discussing Me Before You by Jojo Moyes.  The Just Desserts Mystery Book Club will meet on Wednesday, November 15th, at 1 PM.  We will be discussing A Fatal Feast by Donald Bain.  You are encouraged to bring your favorite dessert to eat while we […]

Learn About Funeral Planning At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program  

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a special program in conjunction with Senior Resource Collaborative, “Demystifying the Funeral-Planning Process,” on Saturday, November 18, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., in the Meeting Room at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Sherry Davies, manager of Katy Funeral Home, will provide an overview of the funeral pre-planning process. Refreshments for the program are provided through the generous support of the Friends of the Cinco Ranch […]

Basic Computer Class

On Tuesday, November 7 at 10 AM, the Maud Marks Library will be offering a basic class on how to work a computer.  We will be learning basic terminology, how to start a computer, and mastering the Windows environment. Pre-registration is required.  Please call the Maud Marks Library at 281-492-8592 for more information and to register.  The class will fill up quickly, so don’t delay.

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 20, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is Our Souls at Night, written by Kent Haruf. The Fulshear Night Readers Guild will meet on Monday, November […]

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 15, beginning at 10:00 a.m., in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. A staff person from […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Presents Family Movie Day  

The Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special “Family Movie Day” on Monday, November 20, 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! The special feature to be shown is a 2017 live-action remake of a traditional French fairy tale about a girl named Belle, who is dissatisfied with life in a small village. When her father […]

Yoga

You asked for it, you got it!  Yoga has made its triumphant return to the Maud Marks Library with classes twice a month.  Yoga can be a very relaxing and centering exercise program.  Join us on Saturdays, November 4 at 10 AM and November 18 at 3 PM, as we learn about the benefits and basic how-to of yoga.  Bring your mat and join us as we exercise our minds and bodies. Please call the […]