Books

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, August 30, for Staff Development Day.  Regular library hours will resume on Saturday, August 31. 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.

Central Fort Bend Chamber To Host Success In 60: The Working Power Hour

Speaker:  Author Pete Havel, “The Arsonist in the Office: Fireproofing Your Life Against Toxic Coworkers, Bosses, Employees and Cultures” (ROSENBERG, TEXAS)  The Central Fort Bend Chamber is excited to announce that author Pete Havel will be the guest speaker at its upcoming Success in 60: The Working Power Hour.  Success in 60 focuses on educational topics for small businesses. The lunch is sponsored by Fort Bend Services, Inc. and will take place on Thursday, August […]

“Medicare Made Clear” Program At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

As part of its “Senior Living Series,” Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the program “Medicare Made Clear” on Thursday, August 22, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Peter Huynh with Trusted Benefits Group, LLC, will provide an overview of Medicare, including eligibility requirements, enrollment procedures, and the process to make changes. Hear about what is covered by Medicare, and […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce August 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’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. New members are always welcome. The Literary Lunch League Book Club will meet on Wednesday, August 7, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Room. The book to be discussed is Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster, written by Jon […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce August 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, August 19, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is A House Without Windows, written by Nadia Hashimi. This book […]

Teen Improv & More 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 August, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. YA Coding Craft – Monday, August 5, 2:00-3:00 pm, Meeting Room. In this YA […]

Learn Knitting, Embroidery, & Other Artistic Crafts At Fort Bend County Libraries!               

Relax this summer by discovering a new hobby, or share ideas with other crafty folks! Fort Bend County Libraries will present introductory classes in August for individuals who would like to learn more about knitting, cross-stitch embroidery, or other artistic crafts. In August, these libraries have special activities planned for craft enthusiasts. Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South, Fulshear o   Knitting for Beginners – Saturday, August 3, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. In this hands-on […]

Learn About Libraries’ Free Legal Info Resources               

Fort Bend County Libraries provides a variety of informational legal resources that are available for free to the public. Fort Bend County Law Librarian Andrew Bennett will provide an overview of these resources at two library locations in August. The “FBCL Legal Resources Workshop” will take place at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library on Monday, August 5, from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m., in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. The […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Hosts “Friday Flicks For Teens & Adults”  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will feature “Friday Flicks for Teens & Adults” on Friday, August 2. The movie will begin at 1:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. In keeping with the Summer Reading Challenge theme of “A Universe of Stories” and the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, the library will show movies with space themes. Released in 2014, this sci-fi adventure film […]