Fort Bend

Learn About Using Linkedin At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special program, “Introduction to LinkedIn,” on Wednesday, October 12, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm, in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. LinkedIn is the world’s largest social-media network for professionals and is a great vehicle for connecting with other business people. Find out how to make the best use of LinkedIn to network and engage with contacts and businesses. […]

Get Ready For The Holidays At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Programs

It’s never too soon to start preparing for the holiday season! Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present two programs in October to start off the fall and winter holidays. “Professional Holiday Portraits on a Budget” will take place on Saturday, October 1, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. Learn how to take professional-looking holiday portraits with lighting equipment commonly found around one’s house or garage. Hands-on demonstrations will […]

ACHIEVE Fort Bend County Kicks-Off Fundraising Campaign for its 7th Annual Summer Reading Program

Community is encouraged to invest in childhood literacy and help buy 18,000 books Sugar Land ‐ The start of the new school year also means it’s time to kick‐off ACHIEVE Fort Bend County’s annual fundraising campaign for its 2023 Summer Reading Program. The program strives to keep children who are struggling with reading interested and engaged in reading over the summer months and ultimately better prepared for the new school year. Targeting students earlier in their education helps […]

Libraries Celebrate 75Th Anniversary With Diamond Jubilee On October 8

Fort Bend County Libraries is commemorating its 75th Anniversary with a Diamond Jubilee on Saturday, October 8, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, at George Memorial Library in Richmond. Founded in 1947 by 12 women in a Share-a-Book Club, the library system will salute the fabulous ‘40s with a day of good, old-fashioned fun! An official welcome ceremony will kick off the event at 11:00 am, in the Jodie E. Stavinoha Amphitheater, but activities are planned throughout the day. Food and […]

Fort Bend County Fair Kick-Off Parade

It’s a parade! The iconic Parade will officially kick off the 86th Annual Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo on Friday, September 23, at 9:00 am. The 2022 Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo’s 10-day fair run will be from September 23 to October 2, 2022. The Parade is part of the Fair’s festivities that include rodeo action, carnival rides, fair foods, live entertainment, and livestock shows. The Parade will have approximately 200 entries, such […]

Targeting Your Audience to Drive Sales

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Business and Professional Division will host “Targeting Your Audience to Drive Sales”. Tracie Welch Brenton, President & Founder of Marketing Logix will be our keynote speaker for this event. Moderated by King Banerjee, Owner of Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More of Sugar Land, this event will be held Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at the chamber office. Join us as we hear from an […]

2022 Fort Bend Infrastructure Conference

Cover of Bill Fulton’s new book, Place & Prosperity

The Fort Bend Infrastructure Conference is a collaborative effort between the Central Fort Bend Chamber, the Fort Bend Chamber, and the Fort Bend EDC. This half-day conference will take place on Thursday, September 22nd, from 7:30 am – 2:30 pm at Safari Texas Ranch, Richmond, TX. This informative conference is a comprehensive series of presentations from industry experts in water, development, transportation, supply chain, public policy, and much more. The education and promotion of developments in infrastructure is […]

Defining Our Demographic & Cultural Transformation

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s CommUNITY Initiative will host Dr. Stephen L. Klineberg, Ph.D and Dr. Jeronimo Cortina, Ph.D as they discuss the  Cultural transformations, and Demographic patterns changes that have occurred within Fort Bend County. This event will be held Wednesday, September 14, 2022, from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce sponsored by US Global Fuels. Dr. Klineberg & Dr. Cortina will detail the cultural shifts within […]

Deadline Nears For Children’S Illustrations For Libraries’ 75Th Anniversary

The dream of a Fort Bend County library system began 75 years ago – in 1947 – when 12 members of the Share-a-Book Club wanted books to be in the hands of every man, woman, and child in the county. Through perseverance and determination, and the overwhelming support of the citizens of Fort Bend County, those 12 women made their dream a reality. From a humble beginning of 1,000 books, a temporary room at Rosenberg […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Fair Day

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries — which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch, the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch, and the Mission Bend Branch — will be closed Friday, September 23, in observance of Fort Bend County Fair Day. Regular library hours will resume on Saturday, September 24. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies or music, downloading e-books, or using the research databases. For additional […]