Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Free Income-Tax Help At Fort Bend County Libraries            

Fort Bend County Libraries will again host representatives from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), who will provide free income-tax-preparation assistance for low-income taxpayers at several locations in the Fort Bend County library system through April 15. Income-tax forms are not available at the libraries, but patrons may use the libraries’ computers and printers to download and print out the forms from the IRS website, www.irs.gov, during regular library hours. A library card is needed […]

Learn About Probate And Estate Planning At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program               

Do you want to simplify your lifestyle? Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present “Probate & Other Legal Issues,” part of the library’s Senior Living Series, on Thursday, March 12, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Cathy Rath, an attorney with Rath Law Group in Katy, will discuss wills, probate, and other legal issues facing senior citizens. This program is intended […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Launches New Mah Jongg Time            

Mah Jongg players of all ages and skill levels – from beginners to advanced – are invited to practice their strategies and share tips with others at a new, bi-monthly “Mah Jongg @ Cinco Ranch” time at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. The meetings will take place on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, beginning on March 17, from 12:30 to 3:00 pm, in the Multi-purpose […]

March 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 — Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Preschool Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, Kinder Korner, and After-School Breaks — every month. Because the Cinco Ranch Branch Library is used as a voting location, the library will have an abbreviated schedule of youth activities in March. Mother Goose Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 am — provides caregiver/infant […]

Learn About Business Accounting & Tax Prep At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special program, “Business Accounting & Tax Preparation,” on Saturday, March 21, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. SCORE mentor Cristy Fontanilla will explain the key numbers/indicators on a financial statement and show how they can be used to guide one’s day-to-day business decisions. Get tips on how to manage financial information to stay […]

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 […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library To Host Activities For National Craft Month               

In recognition of National Craft Month in March, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will host hands-on craft activities throughout the month for adults and youth aged 14 and above. The National Craft Month event is designed to introduce people to new crafts and hobbies. Samples of the library’s instructional books, magazines, and websites on various crafts will be on display and are available for check out. A series of introductory craft demonstrations will take […]

Library Presents African-Drum Performance For African-American History Month               

Gregg Powell, photo credit Debbie Porter

In recognition of African-American History Month in February, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special musical performance of “African Hand-Drumming” on Saturday, February 29, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Enjoy the traditional tribal rhythms and spiritual gifts of West African djembe drumming in a special performance by Gregg “Jebada” Powell, founder and director of the Joy of Djembe […]

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 — Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Preschool Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, Kinder Korner, and After-School Breaks — every month. Because the Cinco Ranch Branch Library is needed as a voting location, the library will have an abbreviated schedule of youth activities in February. Mother Goose Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 am — provides caregiver/infant […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library To Present “Intro To Ms Excel” Series               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a series of classes in February on using Microsoft Excel 2016. The classes are free, and participants may attend individual sessions or the whole series. “MS Excel 2016 Survival Basics” will take place on Thursday, February 6, from 10:15 to 11:15 am, in the Computer Lab. Learn the basics of using this spreadsheet software program, which features calculation tools that are helpful for financial and statistical needs. “MS Excel 2016: […]