Library News

Libraries Hold Free “Sat” & “Act” Practice-Test Sessions For College-Bound Students

Representatives from Princeton Review will conduct free SAT® and ACT® practice-test sessions at Fort Bend County Libraries in August. The ACT and SAT tests are college-entrance exams used by U.S. colleges to assess high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work, as well as to determine admissions and award scholarships and grants. The full-length practice-test sessions help students to gain experience and become better prepared for the actual test. The scores on […]

Learn About College Financial Aid At Library Program               

The thought of finding a way to pay for a college education can be a daunting task. College-bound high-school students and their parents are encouraged to attend an informative presentation, “Paying for College without Going Broke,” on Saturday, August 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. The program will be repeated at the University Branch Library on Wednesday, August […]

Summer Schedule Of Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Toddler Time, Story Time, School-Age Programs, and Middle School Programs — every month during the summer. These programs are free and open to the public. The summer schedule for July is as follows: Toddler Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 1 to 3 […]

Children’s July Schedule Of Activities At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, and School-Aged Programs — every month.  These programs are free and open to the public. The library is unable to accommodate daycares and school groups at these activities. Mother Goose Time, which takes place on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m., provides caregiver/infant multisensory circle-time […]

Deputy To Share Public-Safety Tips At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will have a special program on “Campus-Safety Tips” on Saturday, July 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Deputy Gerard Argao from the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office will discuss general personal-safety recommendations to increase one’s chances of remaining safe in public places, including dorms, apartments, and at ATM machines. Hear about Campus Crime-Prevention Standards, […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce July 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, July 15, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is When Breath Becomes Air, written by Paul Kalanithi. This book club […]

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 Fridays, July 12 and 26. The movies 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. The movie to be shown […]

Learn How To Research Your Family History At Library Program            

Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from?  Are you curious about their military service or medical history? Learn the basics of beginning your family-history research at a special program, “Genealogy 101,” on Saturday, July 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Computer Lab at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. In this introductory class, beginning family-history researchers will learn how to start their research. Daniel Sample will provide […]

Teen “Patches Palooza” At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library            

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will have a “Patches Palooza” program for Young Adults on Wednesday, July 10, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Teens entering grades 9 through 12 will find inspiration for creatively embellishing clothing with sew-on patches. Learn appliqué sewing techniques and get ideas for personalizing a jacket, jeans, or other items of clothing with fun patches. […]

Teen Book Club & Crafts 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 July, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. Young Adult Book Club – Wednesday, July 10, 4:00-5:00 p.m,. Conference Classroom. Teen readers […]