Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Entries Sought For Libraries’ Live-Streamed Poetry Slam For Teens, Young Adults

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) is hosting an online Poetry Slam Competition for teens and young adults. The theme for the competition is “Dare to Hope.” Entries may be submitted online April 5 through May 3. The live-streamed performance-poetry competition will take place on Saturday, May 8, at 2:00 pm. Students who are 14 to 20 years of age are invited to compete for prizes in this performance-poetry event by reading original works they have created themselves. To participate in […]

Libraries Host Online Game Of “One Night Ultimate Werewolf” For Adults

The Adult Services Department at Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will have an online “Virtual Board-Game Day: One Night Ultimate Werewolf” event for adults on Tuesday, April 6, beginning at 3:00 pm. This virtual event will be online; it will NOT be in person. In this virtual event, players will participate online in a game of One Night Ultimate Werewolf – a hidden-role game in which players take on the role randomly assigned to them by […]

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 & […]

ACHIEVE Fort Bend County Kicks-Off 6Th Annual Summer Reading Program

ACHIEVE Fort Bend County has officially begun its 2021 summer reading fundraising campaign to help students in first grade who struggle with reading. The program goal this year is to serve a record 1,200 children with 10 books each to promote their growth in reading during the summer break from school. Each year the ACHIEVE program works with Title I schools in Fort Bend County to begin reaching these students earlier in their education to […]

Cinco Ranch Literary Lunch League To Discuss “Gods Of Jade And Shadow” Online In March

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 an online option for book-club meetings this spring – all book-club meetings will take place online through Webex 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 Offer Online Cooking Demonstrations For Culinary Enthusiasts

Cooking enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels – from beginners to advanced –find Fort Bend County Libraries’ monthly Cookbook Book Clubs a great way to share ideas and discover new culinary tips. Different cooking genres are explored each month. In March, the Cookbook Clubs will take place virtually, so that cooking enthusiasts around the area can enjoy and participate online from the comfort and safety of home. Here is the schedule of Cookbook Clubs, as […]

Libraries Present Online Local-History Programs For Texas History Month In March

In recognition of Texas History Month, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Local History and Genealogy Department will present two online programs in March for local-history buffs. On Monday, March 15, Carol Beauchamp will present “The Story of the Runaway Scrape.” After word of the fall of the Alamo reached the Texians in 1836, panic ensued and a mass exodus took place in an effort to outrun the approaching Mexican Army. Learn what these early colonists endured as they ran […]

Libraries Host Online Activities For Young Adults, Teens In March

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This spring, Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will offer fun, online programs specifically designed for high school-age teens in grades 9 through 12. The programs will be either livestreamed via Webex or pre-recorded videos. Registration is required for the livestreamed 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 livestreamed program or to view the how-to videos, […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Offers Online Children’s Activities In March

Because of the COVID-19 social-distancing recommendations, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library is continuing to offer children’s programming virtually this spring, so that families can participate from the comfort and safety of home! Videos of Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Preschool Story Time, After-School Breaks, and Middle School Programs will be posted on the online Virtual calendar on FBCL’s website each week. Several special online Family Programs, for children of all ages, will also be featured in […]

Libraries Recognize Chinese Lunar New Year With Special Online Programs

Fort Bend County Libraries will have special programs in February in recognition of the Chinese Lunar New Year. These virtual events will be online; they will NOT be in person. “Journey Through China” — February 6 (pre-recorded video) This dance performance is presented by Dance of Asian America, in conjunction with Young Audiences of Houston. Discover the rich cultural heritage of China through authentic Chinese dances. The vast land of China consists of the mainland and 56 ethnic […]