Books can be requested by calling the library, or by placing them on hold in the online catalog. Digital versions of some books are also available for download from FBCL’s eLibrary.
The schedule of book club meetings at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library in December is as follows:
- Wednesday, December 1, 12:00 noon-1:00 pm – Literary Lunch League Book Club
The book to be discussed is Chocolat, a novel written by Joanne Harris. This title is available in print; call the Cinco Ranch Branch Library to check availability of additional print copies. This book club meets monthly on the 1st Wednesday.
- Thursday, December 9, 2:00-3:00 pm – “The Butler Did It” Mystery Book Club
The book to be discussed is The Art of Crash Landing, written by Melissa DeCarlo. This title is available in print; call the Cinco Ranch Branch Library to check availability of additional print copies. This book club meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday.
- Thursday, December 9– Book Talk: Comedian Memoirs (pre-recorded video).
In FBCL’s Book Talk series, library staff give a synopsis of featured books and share their thoughts on it. In this episode, hear about memoirs written by comedians. The books to be discussed include: Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling; Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, & Advice for Living Your Best Life, written by Ali Wong; A Very Punchable Face, by Colin Jost; and The Greatest Love Story Ever Told: An Oral History by Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. A link to the video will be posted on FBCL’s online calendar on the designated date, and it can be viewed at any time.
- Tuesday, December 14– Reading Recommendations with SelectReads (pre-recorded video).
Discover your next favorite book or author with FBCL’s Reading Recommendations online services: SelectReads, AuthorCheck, and eBook Alerts. Learn how to use the service to select preferred categories/genres and sign up to receive email notices as new titles are added to the catalog.
The book club meetings are free and open to the public. Registration is required for the book club meetings so that a link to the Webex/Zoom sessions can be emailed to all who register. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes & Events,” select “Virtual Programs,” and find the program on the date indicated. Participants may also register by calling the Cinco Ranch Branch Library at 281-395-1311.