Library News

Libraries’ Summer Reading ChallengeFor Kids, Teens, & Adults Starts May 27 

Fort Bend County Libraries presents special reading challenges during the summer to encourage reading among children from birth and up, as well as teens and adults. “A Universe of Stories” is the theme for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. Online registration for the 2019 Summer Reading Challenge will begin on Monday, May 27, and continue through August 31, at all Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) locations. Library programs and activities for children begin during the week of […]

Fulshear Book Clubs AnnounceMay 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, May 20, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is The Underground Railroad, written by Colson Whitehead. This book club […]

Learn The Value Of Financial Statements AtCinco Ranch Branch Library Program             

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special program, “Understanding Financial Statements,” on Saturday, May 18, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. SCORE mentor Cristy Fontanilla will explain the importance of individual components of financial statements, including the balance sheet, income statement, sources, and uses of funds. Learn how the meaningful interpretation and analysis of these statements can be critical […]

Crafting Enthusiasts Invited ToCinco Ranch Branch Library’s Share Group             

The “Craft Club at Cinco Ranch” at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will meet on Tuesdays, May 14 and 28, 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 type […]

Libraries To Close For Staff Development Day 

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 Friday, May 10, for Staff Development Day.  Regular library hours will resume on Saturday, May 11. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies, downloading e-books or music, or using the research databases. For information, contact the library system’s Communications Office at 281-633-4734.

Katy Library Events

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 […]