Books

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Celebrates Jane Austen’s Birthday With British Tea & Games            

In celebration of Regency-era author Jane Austen’s birthday in December, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special Birthday Tea & Games on Saturday, December 7, from 1:00 to 3:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of fun, food, and tea in Regency-era British style! Those attending this event will have an opportunity to test their knowledge of Jane Austen trivia and […]

Friends Of Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library Host Winter Book Sale               

The Friends of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will host a Winter Book Sale on Saturday, December 7, from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, in the Annex next door to the library, which is located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. People who love books, people who love bargains, and people who need to get rid of some spare change will find a lot in common at the book sale, where they will discover adult and children’s books, […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Thanksgiving Holiday  

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 Thursday, November 28, through Sunday, December 1, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Regular library hours will resume on Monday, December 2. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies and music, downloading e-books, or using the research databases. For more information, contact the library system’s Communications […]

Learn How To Turn Old Books Into Works Of Art At Library Program

Are you stumped for gift ideas? Searching for something different and unique for the book lover in your life? What about folded-book art that you can make yourself? Learn how to recycle old books into creative works of art at a special program, “Folded-Book Art,” on Tuesday, December 3, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm, at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Library staff will demonstrate how to […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Veterans’ Day  

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which include the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, will be closed Monday, November 11, in observance of Veterans’ Day.  Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, November 12. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies and music, downloading e-books, or using the research databases. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries […]

Get Gardening Tips For Native Plants At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a program for backyard gardeners on “Maintaining the Garden” on Thursday, November 14, from 7:00 to 8:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy Fort Bend County Master Gardener Tricia Bradbury will share tips on gardening with native plants that do well in the area. She will also offer recommendations for making gardening less labor-intensive. Clubs. She is also […]

Digital-Camera Basics For Beginners At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

The family is coming over, and you’re dying to show them your vacation pictures from your digital camera. The only problem is you don’t know a megabyte from a mega-nibble. What do you do? Don’t panic! Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present an introductory program, “Digital-Camera Basics,” on Tuesday, November 19, from 10:15 to 11:30 am, in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. A staff person […]

Children’s Opera Strega Nona To Be Performed At Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will present a performance by Houston Grand Opera’s “Opera to Go!” of Strega Nona, on Monday, November 25, beginning at 1:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. This family-friendly light opera, sung entirely in English, is about a woman named Strega Nona who has a magical touch with food. Her helper, Big Anthony, is tempted to try his own hand […]

Get Crochet Tips & Tricks At  Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will host an adult needlecraft workshop, “Crochet Tips & Tricks,” on Saturday, November 23, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. This workshop is a hands-on adult craft class for individuals aged 16 and above. A working knowledge of basic crochet stitches will be helpful. Library staff member Marie Picon will demonstrate multiple unconventional techniques […]

Katy ISD Board Vice President Elected to State Association Board  

KATY [October 16, 2019] – Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees Vice President, Bill Lacy, was recently elected to The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) for a three-year term position on the TASB Board of Directors, representing TASB Region 4, Position E. A Katy resident for 21 years, Lacy was elected to the Katy ISD Board of Trustees in 2017. Lacy is a senior loan officer in the mortgage banking profession. He has a […]