Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Cinco Ranch Literary Lunch League To Discuss “Chocolat” Online In December

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library currently offers online book-club meetings through Webex/Zoom so that readers can interact with others in real time and participate from home. Books can be requested by calling the library, or by placing them on hold in the online catalog. Digital versions of some books are also available for download from FBCL’s eLibrary. The schedule of book club meetings at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library in December is […]

Libraries Present Online Demonstrations For Craft & Hobby Enthusiasts

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a series of online, craft- and hobby-themed video demonstrations this month to introduce people to new hobbies and activities, and to give current crafters inspiration and new ideas. These programs will be online; they will NOT take place in the library. Links to the videos will be posted on FBCL’s online calendar on the designated date, and they can be viewed at any time. The December schedule is as […]

Libraries’ Introductory Technology Videos Include Business Resources

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will present a series of introductory online demonstrations in December to introduce people to various aspects of computer use and technology. These how-to tutorials can be viewed on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – www.fortbend.lib.tx.us – by clicking on the “Classes and Events” tab, selecting “Virtual Programs,” and finding the virtual “class” on the dates listed. Some of the topics include multiple sub-topics, and participants can choose to view the whole […]

Teens Can Earn Volunteer-Service Hours With Libraries’ Online Advisory Councils

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) offers fun, online programs specifically designed for high school-age teens in grades 9 through 12. In December, the programs will be live-streamed via Webex, and registration is required. These activities will be online ONLY; they will NOT be in-person. Young Adult Advisory Councils “YA Advisory Council” – Tuesday, December 14, 4:00-5:00 pm; Wednesday, December 15, 4:00-5:00 pm; Tuesday, December 21, 4:00-5:00 pm; or Wednesday, December 22, 4:00-5:00 pm. Teens can earn volunteer-service hours by […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Thanksgiving 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 Thursday through Sunday, November 25 through 28, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Regular library hours will resume on Monday, November 29. 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, contact the library system’s Communications […]

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 Thursday, November 11, in observance of Veterans’ Day.  Regular library hours will resume on Friday, 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 […]

 Libraries Present Online Demonstrations For Craft & Hobby Enthusiasts

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a series of online, craft- and hobby-themed video demonstrations this month to introduce people to new hobbies and activities, and to give current crafters inspiration and new ideas. These programs will be online; they will NOT take place in the library. Links to the videos will be posted on FBCL’s online calendar on the designated date, and they can be viewed at any time. The November schedule is as […]

Teens Can Earn Volunteer-Service Hours With Libraries’ Online Advisory Councils

This fall, Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will offer fun, online programs specifically designed for high school-age teens in grades 9 through 12. In November, the programs will be either live-streamed via Webex or pre-recorded videos. Registration is required for the live-streamed programs only. An email with the link for the Webex meeting will be sent to all who register on FBCL’s online virtual calendar. To register for a live-streamed program or to view the […]

Libraries Host Virtual Children’s Programs In November

Fort Bend County Libraries’ (FBCL) youth-services programming will be presented in virtual format so that families can view them from home. These virtual activities will take place online; they will NOT be in person at the library. All activities will be pre-recorded videos that will be posted online on the Youth Virtual Programs page on the FBCL website and on the “FBCL Virtual Programs & Educational Resources” Facebook group page. They can conveniently be viewed from […]

Friends Of The Libraries’ Membership Drive

In recognition of National Friends of the Libraries Week, October 17-23, Fort Bend County Libraries invites and encourages area residents to support their local library by becoming a member of the Friends of the Library organizations that support the library system. Although the enormous amount of work that they do to support the Fort Bend County library system may not always be visible at first glance, the members of the Friends of the Library organizations […]