Library News

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Hosts Workshop For Job-Hunters

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special workshop for job hunters — “Job-Readiness Toolkit” — on Tuesday, February 28, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm, in the Multi-Purpose Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Workforce Solutions’ Regional Facilitator Joshua Allmon will provide helpful tips for job hunters who would like to sharpen their job-hunting skills. Those attending this workshop will learn how to communicate more effectively by improving […]

Learn About Butterfly Gardening At Library Program

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Mission Bend Branch Library will present a program on “Butterfly Gardening” on Saturday, February 25, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8421 Addicks Clodine Road, in northeast Fort Bend County. Fort Bend County Master Gardener Mary Parkhouse will talk about which plants attract different types of butterflies to gardens. She will also talk about five types of butterflies commonly found in this area, what they need […]

February Youth 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 — Family Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, and After-School Breaks — every month. During Family Story Time and Pajama Night Story Time, families with children of all ages will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Craft packets will be given out at the end of each program, so that children may take them home […]

February 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 free children’s programs every month. Family Story Time takes place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 10:30 to 11:00 am, in the Meeting Room of the library. Families with children of all ages will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Craft packets will be given out at the end of each program, so that children may take them home to enjoy. Each […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Presents Intro To Legal Research

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present “An Introduction to Legal Research” on Wednesday, February 8, from 10:30 to 11:30 am, in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Staff from Fort Bend County Libraries’ Willie Melton Law Library will introduce the basics of legal research. Learn about the difference between primary and secondary resources, and gain a better understanding of how to read legal citations. This class […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Presents Intermediate MS Word Class

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Adult Services staff at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a free computer class, “MS Word: Intermediate,” for version 2016, on Tuesday, February 7, from 10:15 to 11:30 am, in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. This class is for people who already have a basic understanding of MS Word, but would like to master more advanced functions and tools in this word-processing software program. […]

Felicia J. Williamson Appointed to Texas Historical Records Advisory Board

The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) is pleased to welcome new board member Felicia J. Williamson. Williamson, who will join THRAB on February 1, 2023, has served as the Director of Library & Archives at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum since 2015, working to expand, strengthen and increase access to the Museum’s important collection of rare books, artifacts and oral history testimonies. In addition, she has received a grant from the Texas Holocaust, […]

FORT BEND COUNTY LIBRARIES TO CLOSE IN OBSERVANCE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. 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 on Monday, January 16, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, January 17. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, downloading e-books or music, streaming movies, or using the research databases. For additional information, […]

Donations Of Art Materials Needed For Community Art Swap At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

To encourage creativity and reduce waste through reusing and repurposing, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will have a Community Art Swap on Saturday, January 28, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Between January 9 and 23, artists are encouraged to clean out their art supplies and donate any unwanted art materials in good, usable condition. Materials should be brought to the library during business hours no later than January 23. Artists […]

Mission Bend Branch Library Hosts Salsa Dance Class

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Mission Bend Branch Library will have an introductory “Salsa Dancing for Beginners” class on Saturday, January 28, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8421 Addicks Clodine Road in northeast Fort Bend County. Local dance instructors Loy and Bernardine Farmer will provide a basic introduction to the Salsa, an energetic partner-style of dance based on simple, repetitive movements. The instructors will demonstrate everything from basic steps and turns […]