Library News

Libraries Present Craft Programs For Adults In September

Fort Bend County Libraries will present hands-on programs in September for crafters who would like to learn new crafts or network and share ideas with others who appreciate crafting of all types. Find inspiration, get feedback, or simply enjoy the camaraderie of other crafters during these free events. The schedule of activities in September is as follows: “Fall-Themed Paper-Wreath Craft” – Tuesday, September 6, 2:00-3:00 pm, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy. Celebrate the […]

Friends Of Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library Host Fall Book Sale

The Friends of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will host a Fall Book Sale on Saturday, September 17, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon, in the Annex next door to the library, which is located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. People who love books, people who love bargains, and people who need to get rid of some spare change will find a lot in common at the book sale, where they will discover adult and children’s books, DVDs, […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce September Reading Selections

Share your love of reading with other book lovers at one of the book clubs that meet monthly at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. New members are always welcome. The next meeting of the Day Readers Book Club will take place on Monday, September 12, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is Old Heart, written by Peter Ferry. Call the library to […]

Learn About Pet-Friendly Gardening At Library Program

MBB-Gardening & Pets- Tricia Bradbury

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Mission Bend Branch Library will present a program on “Pet-Friendly Gardening,” on Saturday, September 10, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8421 Addicks Clodine Road in northeast Fort Bend County. Fort Bend County Master Gardener Tricia Bradbury will talk about landscape or garden plants that are safe to have arounds pets. Learn about plants that are recommended, as well as others that are poisonous for pets. […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Labor Day

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch, the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch, and the Mission Bend Branch, will be closed Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day. Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, September 6. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies or music, downloading e-books, or using the research databases. For additional information, contact the library system’s […]

September Children’S Programs At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, will present a variety of free children’s programs – Family Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, and After-School Breaks – throughout the month of September. Family Story Time takes place on Wednesdays and Thursdays, beginning at 10:15 and 11:30 am, in the Meeting Room. Families with children of all ages will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Craft packets will be given out […]

Texas State Library and Archives Commission Awards Nearly $1.2 Million in Grants to Texas Libraries

Selected Texas libraries will soon undertake new projects with funding from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC). Workforce development resources, tools for promoting tech literacy and a wide range of impactful community programs topped the list of grant proposals recently approved by TSLAC. Agency commissioners awarded 42 library grants totaling $1,168,717 million for numerous Texas libraries and institutions of higher education at their July 29 meeting in Austin. The commission awards funding through […]

Friends Of Cinco Ranch Branch Library Host Fall Book Sale

The Friends of the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will host a Fall Book Sale on Saturday, September 10, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, which is located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. People who love books, people who love bargains, and people who need to get rid of some spare change will find a lot in common at the book sale, where they will discover adult and children’s books, all at prices […]

Calendar Listings 8-5-22 through 8-10-22

­Cinco Ranch Blood Drive Where: LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch When: Aug. 11, 2022, Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Description: The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is in need of blood donations. All successful donors will get: Free T-Shirt, Coffee and Dunkin Donuts, Pint of Blue Bell Ice Cream coupon, 15 percent off your entire Kendra Scott Purchase, and a bruschetta board from Postino. Katy Summer Nights Movie on the Plaza Where: Historic Downtown Katy, […]

Libraries Seek Photos, Memories For 75Th Anniversary Celebration

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Fort Bend County library system, and preparations have begun for a county-wide celebration to mark the historic occasion! Special events and activities are being planned in salute to the advances achieved by the library system, and to the communities that made it all possible, over the past 75 years. The dream of a public library system for Fort Bend County began in 1947 with 12 women who wanted […]