Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Newborns Receive Special Welcome During Children’s Book Week            

In celebration of Children’s Book Week, February 2-8, 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 this week 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 services. These […]

Learn Job-Search Survival Tips At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Have you been searching for a job and not having any luck? Maybe it’s time for a change in your game plan. Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a free, two-part series of “Job-Search Survival Tips,” beginning on Monday, February 10, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm, in the Multi-purpose Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. The series will continue on Tuesday, February 11, at the same place and time. […]

Word Art, Money-Management, & More For Teens At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries offers programs specifically designed for high school-aged teens in 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. In February, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. YA Program: How Money Works– Saturday, February 8, 10:30 am-12:00 noon, Multi-purpose Room. […]

Get Tips On Smartsizing Your Lifestyle At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program               

Do you want to simplify your lifestyle? Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present “Smartsizing – Let’s Start the Conversation,” part of the library’s quarterly Senior Living Series, on Thursday, February 6, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Linda Jordan, founder of Senior Resources Collaborative, will provide tips on simplifying one’s lifestyle, smartsizing one’s home, and reducing responsibilities. Learn about different […]

Adult Craft Activities At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will host a variety of craft activities in February for adults and youth aged 14 and above. People who enjoy crafting will have an opportunity to learn new crafts, network with other crafters, and discover many of the free resources that the libraries have for crafting enthusiasts. “Folded-Book Hearts” — Tuesday, February 4, 5:30-7:30 pm, Multi-purpose Room. Library staff will demonstrate how to take an old book and make words […]

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 […]

Chess Players Invited To Share Tips At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Event            

Chess players of all ages and skill levels – from beginners to advanced – are invited to practice their strategies and share tips with others at the “Chess Day @ the Library” events on Saturdays, February 1 and 15, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm, in the Multi-purpose Room at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Learn a new chess move (or two) during this come-and-go event. […]

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 from February 1 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 […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Focuses On Eye Health & Vision In January               

It’s the New Year – 2020 – what better time to focus on eye health and vision?! Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present “It’s 2020. How’s Your Vision?” on Tuesday, January 21, from 7:00 to 8:00 pm, in the Multi-purpose Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Dr. John O’Neill from Eye Site of Katy will talk about how often eye exams should be performed, at what age children […]

January 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, Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, Kinder Korner, and After-School Breaks — every month. The regularly scheduled activities for January are as follows: Mother Goose Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 am — provides caregiver/infant multisensory circle-time activities — including simple sign language, folksongs and lullabies, and finger plays– that are […]