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February’s activities at the Katy Library

SPECIAL EVENTS Saturday Family Story Time at the Katy Library Family too busy to catch one of the weekday story times? Join us for a fun hour of books, songs, and dances on Saturday, 2/01 at 10:30am! This is a monthly story time on the 1st Saturday of each month. For more information, contact the library at 281-391-3509. The library is located at 5414 Franz Road in Katy, Texas. AARP Tax-Aide at the Katy Library It’s that time again. Stop by to get help filing your taxes every Tuesday from 11:00am-4:30pm. (Signups start […]

Learn Job-Search Survival Tips At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Have you been searching for a job and not having any luck? Maybe it’s time for a change in your game plan. Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a free, two-part series of “Job-Search Survival Tips,” beginning on Monday, February 10, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm, in the Multi-purpose Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. The series will continue on Tuesday, February 11, at the same place and time. […]

Word Art, Money-Management, & More For Teens 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 February, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. YA Program: How Money Works– Saturday, February 8, 10:30 am-12:00 noon, Multi-purpose Room. […]

Get Tips On Smartsizing Your Lifestyle At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program               

Do you want to simplify your lifestyle? Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present “Smartsizing – Let’s Start the Conversation,” part of the library’s quarterly Senior Living Series, on Thursday, February 6, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Linda Jordan, founder of Senior Resources Collaborative, will provide tips on simplifying one’s lifestyle, smartsizing one’s home, and reducing responsibilities. Learn about different […]

“Stitch Studio For Teens” At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library  

Young adults in grades 9 through 12 are invited to a “Stitch Studio for Teens” workshop at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library on Tuesday, February 4, beginning at 4:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Teens will learn different embroidery stitches and make a frame-worthy work of art. All supplies for this workshop will be provided thanks to the generous support of the Friends […]

Adult Craft Activities At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will host a variety of craft activities in February for adults and youth aged 14 and above. People who enjoy crafting will have an opportunity to learn new crafts, network with other crafters, and discover many of the free resources that the libraries have for crafting enthusiasts. “Folded-Book Hearts” — Tuesday, February 4, 5:30-7:30 pm, Multi-purpose Room. Library staff will demonstrate how to take an old book and make words […]

Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ Conversation Circles  

Are you learning to speak English? Would you like some practice in a casual, informal atmosphere? Fort Bend County Libraries presents a program for individuals of all nationalities who would like a place to practice their English language and conversation skills. The “ESL Conversation Circles” provide an opportunity for non-English-speaking people to gather in a relaxed setting, and discuss topics of their own choosing while practicing their English skills. The Conversation Circles will take place at […]

Chess Players Invited To Share Tips At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Event            

Chess players of all ages and skill levels – from beginners to advanced – are invited to practice their strategies and share tips with others at the “Chess Day @ the Library” events on Saturdays, February 1 and 15, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm, in the Multi-purpose Room at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Learn a new chess move (or two) during this come-and-go event. […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce January 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. Because the library will be closed on January 20 for the holiday, the next meeting of the Fulshear Book Club will take place on Monday, January 27, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to […]

Learn Knitting Basics At Library Workshop               

Learn the basics of knitting at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library on Saturday, January 25, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. In this hands-on adult workshop, “Knitting for Knewbies,” library staff member Marie Picon will describe essential tools used for knitting, such as different yarns that can be used for varying effects, and how knitting needles differ from other […]