Bob Lutts / Simonton Branch Library

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Labor Day

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch, will be closed Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day. Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, September 7. Your online library is always open at for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies or music, downloading e-books, or using the research databases. For additional information, contact the library system’s Communications Office at 281-633-4734.

Libraries Present Online Demonstrations For Craft & Hobby Enthusiasts

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a series of online, craft- and hobby-themed virtual activities and video demonstrations this summer to introduce people to new hobbies and activities, and to give current crafters inspiration and new ideas. Registration is required for the live-streamed programs ONLY. The demonstration videos can be viewed by selecting “Virtual Programs” on the “Classes and Events” tab on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – – and finding the programs on the […]

Fort Bend County Libraries To Close In Observance Of Easter Holiday

 Services at all branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, will be unavailable Friday through Sunday, April 2-4, in observance of the Easter holiday. Books & More! Curbside Pick-up service hours will resume on Monday, April 5, at all locations. The five Phase 3 libraries – George Memorial Library in Richmond, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, Missouri City Branch Library, Sienna Branch Library, and University Branch […]

Libraries Enter Phase 3 Of Re-Opening March 15

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will slowly begin the process of re-opening buildings again on Monday, March 15. Phase 3 of the re-opening plan involves opening five libraries throughout the county – George Memorial Library in Richmond, Cinco Ranch Branch Library in Katy, the Missouri City Branch Library, the Sienna Branch Library, and the University Branch Library in Sugar Land. In addition to the re-opening of these first five libraries, Phase 3 includes a gradual re-opening of other branches at later dates. The Books & […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Helps Students Excel With Online Homework Help At Home

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Brainfuse HelpNow (Homework Tutoring) program – which is online and accessible from home computers — 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. This tutoring program is an Internet-based service that provides library patrons with live, on-demand homework help, seven days a week, from 2:00 to 11:00 pm. Certified […]

Get Tips On Healthy Aging At Libraries’ Online Presentation  

Learn how to adopt healthy lifestyle habits to maintain, or potentially improve, one’s health while aging when Fort Bend County Libraries hosts an online program on “Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body” on Saturday, August 29, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. This program will be a virtual session presented via Zoom; it will NOT be in person. Participants who register for the event will be emailed a link to a Zoom meeting, and they […]

Participate In Libraries’ Book Clubs From Home  

Book lovers don’t need to let COVID-19 social distancing keep them from sharing their opinions and feelings about books with other readers. Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will offer a different format for book-club meetings this summer – all book-club meetings will take place online through Zoom so that readers can interact with others in real time and participate from the comfort and safety of home! Fort Bend County Libraries’ book clubs represent a wide […]

Libraries’ Summer Reading Challenge – July Schedule Of Virtual Activities & Performances      

Because of the COVID-19 social-distancing recommendations, Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) is offering a different format for Summer Reading Challenge (SRC) programming this year – all activities are presented virtually so that families can participate from the comfort and safety of home! Videos of Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Story Time, and Middle School Programs will be posted on the FBCL website each week. Age-appropriate stories, songs, and puppet shows are featured in the Mother Goose Time […]

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 “Conversation Circles” provide an opportunity for non-English-speaking people discuss topics of their own choosing while practicing their English skills. The Conversation Circles will take place on Wednesdays, July 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, from 10:00 […]

Libraries Present Introductory Technology How-To Videos Online  

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a series of introductory video demonstrations in July to introduce people to various aspects of computer use and technology. These how-to videos can be viewed on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – – by clicking on the “Classes and Events” tab, selecting “Virtual Programs,” and finding the virtual “class” on the dates listed. Each topic includes multiple sub-topics, and participants can choose to view the whole series or the […]