Library News

Deadline Nears For Libraries’ Photo Contest Celebrating Fort Bend County  


         Fort Bend County Libraries is seeking entries for its “Capture Fort Bend County” Photography Contest in September. Amateur photographers of all skill levels are invited to enter original photographs that portray the culture, nature, people, and places of Fort Bend County – from hidden gems in our communities to favorite places and scenes around town. Entries can be submitted at any of the libraries in the Fort Bend County library system, […]

Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library Resume Fall Schedule In September

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Toddler Time, Story Time, and After-School Breaks — every month. These programs are free and open to the public. The fall schedule is as follows: Toddler Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 12 to 36 months of age. The program dates are September 5, 12, 19, […]

Children’s Programs At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Resume Fall Schedule In September

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library 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. These programs are free and open to the public. The library is unable to accommodate daycares and school groups at these activities. The schedule for September is as follows: Mother Goose Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — provides caregiver/infant multisensory circle-time activities — including […]

Learn The Basics Of Guitar-Playing At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present an introductory program, “Learn the Basics of Guitar Playing,” on Saturday, October 7, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvdin Katy. Library staff member Adam Kiskinis will provide an overview of guitar playing, including the anatomy of a guitar, chord structures, finger placement on the guitar fretboard, and tuning a guitar. Learn about online resources that are helpful for […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Fair Day  

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch, will be closed Friday, September 29, in observance of Fort Bend County Fair Day. Regular library hours will resume on Saturday, September 30. Your online library is always open at for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies or music, downloading e-books, or using the research databases. For additional information, contact the library system’s Public Information […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce September 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, September 18, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is A Man Called Ove, written by Fredrik Backman. The Fulshear Night Readers Guild will […]

Cinco Ranch Night Readers To Discuss Brain On Fire

 September Meeting  Fort Bend County Libraries invites book lovers to attend the next meeting of the Cinco Ranch Night Readers book club, on Thursday, September 21, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the Conference Classroom, at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd. in Katy. The book to be discussed is Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness, written by Susannah Cahalan. Copies of the book are available at the checkout desk. Anyone interested in joining this literary-review club […]

Katy Library closed through Labor Day

The Katy Library and all the Harris County Public Libraries will be closed through Labor Day, 9/04. Starting 9/05 we’ll kick off our new year of storytimes: Mondays for babies at 10:15am, Tuesdays for toddlers at 10:15am & 11:00am, and Thursdays for preschoolers at 10:15am & 11:00am. Stay safe now and join us for fun later. – Angel

Harris County Public Library Open to Assist With Relief Services

In an effort to assist residents affected by the recent disaster in our area, certain Harris County Public Library branches will be open for emergency relief purposes. Below is a list of library branches and the openings dates and hours. Hours: (10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) Friday, September 1st Saturday, September 2nd Tuesday, September 5th – Saturday, September 9th List of branches: Administration Branch Aldine Branch Library Atascocita Branch Library Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch […]