Cinco Ranch Branch Library

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: […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Launches New “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” Initiative               

Fort Bend County Libraries is proud to announce the launch of its “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” challenge beginning February 2, 2020. Part of a nationwide initiative, this ongoing program encourages reading to newborns, toddlers, and preschoolers to foster a love of books and prepare them for school. “Studies have shown that children who are read to at an early age will be better prepared to learn,” says Susan King, Youth Services Coordinator for the library system. […]

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 […]