Library News

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 […]

November’s activities at the Katy Library

SPECIAL EVENTS The Katy Library will close early at 5pm on Wednesday, 11/27 and will be closed on Thursday, 11/28 through Sunday, 12/01 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Early Voting and Election Day for Harris County at the Katy Library Early Voting will take place for Harris County registered voters from 10/21 to 11/01. Voting hours are 7:00am – 7:00pm except on Sunday which is 1:00pm – 6:00pm. Election Day hours are 7:00am-7:00pm. For more information, […]

Library To Exhibit Taiwanese Children’s Illustrators’ Artwork               

Fort Bend County Libraries, in partnership with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston, will feature an exhibit of artwork produced by Taiwanese children’s illustrators, November 9 through 23, at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library. An opening-day reception will take place on Saturday, November 9, from 10:30 to 11:00 am, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 14010 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. The exhibit, “Paradise: Taiwanese Children’s Illustrators,” showcases 90 pieces of artwork from 27 […]

Get Crocheted Edging Tips At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library               

Get crocheting tips at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library on Saturday, October 26, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. The “Crochet Workshop: Borders & Edgings” is a hands-on adult craft class for individuals aged 16 and above. No previous crochet experience is necessary. Library staff member Marie Picon will demonstrate how to create and attach decorative crochet edgings to […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce October 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, October 21, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is An Irish Country Doctor, written by Patrick Taylor. This book […]

“Texas Wildlife” Adult Lunch & Learn At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will present a special Adult Lunch & Learn program by the Houston Museum of Natural Science on “Texas Wildlife” on Wednesday, October 23, beginning at 12:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Lunch will be provided. In this hands-on, interactive program, learn about the animals that are native to Texas. Discover the different land regions and the varied habitats […]