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Jan 22, 2023
Jan 23, 2023(1 event)

12:00 pm: Library Helps Readers With Electronic Reading Devices And E-Books


Jan 23, 2023

Do you have a new Kindle or Nook™, but you’re not sure how to use it? Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will have an E-Reader Question-and-Answer session on Monday, January 23, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear.

The e-Reader Question and Answer session is a walk-in clinic during which patrons can bring their mobile reading devices and have their questions answered about using the device, downloading ebooks, or streaming movies. Learn how easy it is to check out free ebooks, e-audiobooks, music, and movies from the library’s online digital collections, OverDrive and Hoopla.

The session is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library (281-633-4675) or the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734). 

Jan 24, 2023(2 events)

10:30 am: January Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library


Jan 24, 2023

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents free children’s programs every month.

Family Story Time takes place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 10:30 to 11:00 am, in the Meeting Room of the library. Families with children of all ages will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Craft packets will be given out at the end of each program, so that children may take them home to enjoy.

Each week has a different theme. The schedule for January is as follows:

  • January 3 and 4 – Snow Much Fun!
  • January 10 and 11 – Let’s Get Cozy
  • January 17 and 18 – Things That Pop
  • January 24 and 25 – Opposites
  • January 31 -- Space

After-School Breaks – crafts, movies, stories, and more for school-aged children in grades 1 through 5 – take place on the 1st and 3rd Thursday, from 4:30-5:00 pm, in the Meeting Room. Materials for these programs are made possible by the Friends of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library. The schedule of activities is as follows:

  • January 5– Building Club. Try out a LEGO building challenge, build a sand castle, or create a bot maze!
  • January 19 – Indoor Sidewalk Chalk

These programs are free and open to the public. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library (281-633-4675) or the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

2:00 pm: Libraries Present Craft Programs For Adults In January


Jan 24, 2023

Fort Bend County Libraries will present hands-on programs in January for adult crafters who would like to learn new crafts or network and share ideas with others who appreciate crafting of all types. Find inspiration, get feedback, or simply enjoy the camaraderie of other crafters during these free events.

The schedule of activities in January is as follows:

  • Adult Craft Club– Tuesdays, January 10 and 24, 2:00-4:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy.

Craft enthusiasts of all experience levels – from beginners to advanced – who enjoy any type of crafting are invited to attend to get other crafters’ perspectives, critiques, and suggestions. Chat and network with other crafters who enjoy anything from art and needlework to woodwork and much more! Those attending should bring their projects and their own crafting supplies. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available. Crafters are invited to come and go as time permits.

  • No Glitter PleaseCraft Club – Thursday, January 19, 2:00-3:00 pm, Mission Bend Branch Library, 8421 Addicks Clodine Road.

In this monthly craft club, which meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month, craft enthusiasts of all experience levels – from beginners to advanced – who enjoy any type of crafting are invited to attend to get other crafters’ perspectives, critiques, and suggestions. Chat and network with other crafters who enjoy anything from art and needlework to woodwork and much more! Those attending should bring their projects and their own crafting supplies. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available. Crafters are invited to come and go as time permits.

  • Nifty Needlers-- Friday, January 20, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South, Fulshear.

Needlework enthusiasts of all experience levels who enjoy any type of crocheting, knitting, or sewing are invited to attend to get other needlecrafters’ perspectives, critiques, and suggestions. Those attending should bring their own yarn, strings, and needles to start or finish a project, while chatting, networking, and enjoying the company of fellow needlecrafters. The group meets on the 3rd Friday of every month.

  • Bullet Journaling Adult Craft Program” – Wednesday, January 25, 2:00-3:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy.

Learn how a Bullet Journal can be used to keep ideas and tasks organized. This customizable system can be used as a to-do list, calendar, sketchbook, tracker, diary, or any combination of these tasks. Learn about layouts, stencils, and hand-lettering that can be used to add a creative, personalized touch. Those attending this class will construct their own journal with pencil/pen, a ruler, a pre-dotted grid on letter-size paper, and a saddle-stitch binding technique. Registration required.

The activities are free and open to the public. Registration is required for the Bullet Journaling class ONLY. For more information, or to register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes & Events,” select the library, and find the program on the date indicated. For more information, call the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

To see a variety of DIY craft videos created for adults by Fort Bend County Libraries staff, visit the library system’s YouTube channel -- https://bit.ly/FBCLYouTubeChannel.

Jan 25, 2023(2 events)

10:30 am: January Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library


Jan 25, 2023

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents free children’s programs every month.

Family Story Time takes place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 10:30 to 11:00 am, in the Meeting Room of the library. Families with children of all ages will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Craft packets will be given out at the end of each program, so that children may take them home to enjoy.

Each week has a different theme. The schedule for January is as follows:

  • January 3 and 4 – Snow Much Fun!
  • January 10 and 11 – Let’s Get Cozy
  • January 17 and 18 – Things That Pop
  • January 24 and 25 – Opposites
  • January 31 -- Space

After-School Breaks – crafts, movies, stories, and more for school-aged children in grades 1 through 5 – take place on the 1st and 3rd Thursday, from 4:30-5:00 pm, in the Meeting Room. Materials for these programs are made possible by the Friends of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library. The schedule of activities is as follows:

  • January 5– Building Club. Try out a LEGO building challenge, build a sand castle, or create a bot maze!
  • January 19 – Indoor Sidewalk Chalk

These programs are free and open to the public. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library (281-633-4675) or the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

2:00 pm: Libraries Present Craft Programs For Adults In January


Jan 25, 2023

Fort Bend County Libraries will present hands-on programs in January for adult crafters who would like to learn new crafts or network and share ideas with others who appreciate crafting of all types. Find inspiration, get feedback, or simply enjoy the camaraderie of other crafters during these free events.

  • Adult Craft Club– Tuesdays, January 10 and 24, 2:00-4:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy.

Craft enthusiasts of all experience levels – from beginners to advanced – who enjoy any type of crafting are invited to attend to get other crafters’ perspectives, critiques, and suggestions. Chat and network with other crafters who enjoy anything from art and needlework to woodwork and much more! Those attending should bring their projects and their own crafting supplies. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available. Crafters are invited to come and go as time permits.

  • No Glitter PleaseCraft Club – Thursday, January 19, 2:00-3:00 pm, Mission Bend Branch Library, 8421 Addicks Clodine Road.

In this monthly craft club, which meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month, craft enthusiasts of all experience levels – from beginners to advanced – who enjoy any type of crafting are invited to attend to get other crafters’ perspectives, critiques, and suggestions. Chat and network with other crafters who enjoy anything from art and needlework to woodwork and much more! Those attending should bring their projects and their own crafting supplies. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be available. Crafters are invited to come and go as time permits.

  • Nifty Needlers-- Friday, January 20, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South, Fulshear.

Needlework enthusiasts of all experience levels who enjoy any type of crocheting, knitting, or sewing are invited to attend to get other needlecrafters’ perspectives, critiques, and suggestions. Those attending should bring their own yarn, strings, and needles to start or finish a project, while chatting, networking, and enjoying the company of fellow needlecrafters. The group meets on the 3rd Friday of every month.

  • Bullet Journaling Adult Craft Program” – Wednesday, January 25, 2:00-3:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy.

Learn how a Bullet Journal can be used to keep ideas and tasks organized. This customizable system can be used as a to-do list, calendar, sketchbook, tracker, diary, or any combination of these tasks. Learn about layouts, stencils, and hand-lettering that can be used to add a creative, personalized touch. Those attending this class will construct their own journal with pencil/pen, a ruler, a pre-dotted grid on letter-size paper, and a saddle-stitch binding technique. Registration required.

The activities are free and open to the public. Registration is required for the Bullet Journaling class ONLY. For more information, or to register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes & Events,” select the library, and find the program on the date indicated. For more information, call the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).

To see a variety of DIY craft videos created for adults by Fort Bend County Libraries staff, visit the library system’s YouTube channel -- https://bit.ly/FBCLYouTubeChannel.

Jan 26, 2023
Jan 27, 2023
Jan 28, 2023(1 event)

11:00 am: Katy Library VDVR Training


Jan 28, 2023

Katy Library VDVR Training

Saturday, January 28, 2023

Katy Library, 5414 Franz Rd., Katy, TX

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Volunteer Deputy Registrars are entrusted with responsibility of officially registering voters in the State of Texas. Space is limited so registration is required.

MORE INFORMATION: Please call (281) 391-3509