Bob Lutts / Simonton Branch Library

Teens Earn Volunteer-Service Hours At Libraries’ Ya Advisory Councils

Fort Bend County Libraries offers programs specifically designed for high school-aged teens entering 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. Teens can earn volunteer-service hours by participating in FBCL’s Young Adult Advisory Councils, where they can express ideas, help organize upcoming activities, and suggest new programs and books […]

Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ ESL 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 ESL Conversation Circles will take place […]

September Children’s Programs at Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, will present a variety of free children’s programs – Family Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, After-School Breaks, and others – throughout the month of September. 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 […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Helps Students Excel With Brainfuse Online Homework Help

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Brainfuse Homework Tutoring program enables the library system to provide online homework assistance in a broad range of subjects in both English and Spanish for students in grades K through 12, free of charge. Library users can learn more about the Brainfuse Homework Help service during one of several demonstrations that will take place throughout the library system in September. Some of the demonstrations will focus on different features and applications […]

Libraries Support Aspiring Writers With Special Activities

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a variety of programs, classes, and activities in July that encourage fledgling writers, or anyone who has ever wanted to write a novel, to take the plunge and pursue their dreams in a helpful, supportive environment. Throughout the month, Fort Bend County Libraries will host programs that are intended to encourage new writers by providing tips and tricks, writing and publishing advice, and support from other aspiring novelists. These […]

Newborns Born June 4-10 Receive Special Welcome From Libraries For Children’s Book Week

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will continue its annual tradition of welcoming newborns to the wonders of books. Every Fort Bend County baby born during FBCL’s Children’s Book Week — June 4 through 10, 2023 — may receive a special baby book bag, courtesy of the Friends of Fort Bend County Library. Each bag contains a book, a bib, a special certificate, a list of suggested reading for children, and information on parenting and on library […]

Libraries Offer Amnesty Period, May 15-June 19, For Overdue Items

Fort Bend County Libraries will offer an amnesty period May 15 through June 19; during this time, late fees for overdue items will be waived. Fines for overdue items that are returned — during this period only — will be waived. Outstanding fees that were assessed for items previously thought to be lost, but which have been found, will be waived if the item is returned to the library – either inside or in the outside […]

Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library To Close In Preparaton For New Fulshear Branch Library Opening

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library (8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear) will close on May 13 in preparation for the opening of the new Fulshear Branch Library later this summer. Once the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library closes on May 13, books and other items that have been checked out from that library may be returned in the outside book drop or at any of the other branches in the Fort […]

Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library Has Abbreviated Children’S Program Schedule In May

In preparation for the Summer Reading Challenge, which begins May 29, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library (8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear) will have an abbreviated schedule of children’s programs in May. Family Story Time will take place during the first week ONLY. The children’s librarians will be preparing for the Summer Reading Challenge, which will begin May 29, for the rest of the month. Craft packets will be given out at the […]

Friends Of Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library Host Spring Book Sale

The Friends of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will host a Spring Book Sale on Saturday, May 6, from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, in the Annex next door to the library, which is located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. People who love books, people who love bargains, and people who need to get rid of some spare change will find a lot in common at the book sale, where they will discover adult and children’s books, DVDs, […]