Library News

Learn About 3D Printing At Fort Bend County Libraries

Fort Bend County Libraries will have “Intro to 3D Printing” classes at several locations in July. These classes provide a basic introduction to using the 3D printers at the libraries, as well as creating or finding ready-made designs to be printed. In the class, library staff will introduce the 3D printer and explain how library patrons can print their own designs. Those attending the session will also learn about free websites that can be used […]

August’s activities at the Katy Library

SPECIAL EVENTS   Kids Café at the Katy Library (through 8/09) Kids and caretakers, join us for a light lunch to get you through the day: Monday through Friday from 11:30am – 12:30pm. (Food provided by the Houston Food Bank) The library is located at 5414 Franz Road. For more information, contact the library at 281-391-3509.   Teen End of Summer Party at the Katy Library It’s the end of summer, but don’t be sad! […]

Youth Activities At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Resume Fall Schedule After Break  

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, and After-School Breaks — every month.  These programs are free and open to the public. Activities will not take place during the first two weeks of August. The fall schedule begins mid-August. Mother Goose Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — provides caregiver/infant multisensory […]

Learn How To Start A Nonprofit Organization At Library Program            

Learn how to start a nonprofit organization at a special program at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library on Saturday, August 17, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. In the program, “Starting and Running a Nonprofit Organization,” SCORE mentor Dr. Burt Hering will talk about how to start a nonprofit organization, how to fund the endeavor, and how to establish good […]

Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library Resume Fall Schedule After Break  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Toddler Time, Story Time, and After-School Breaks — every month. These programs are free and open to the public. The fall schedule, which starts mid-August, is as follows: Toddler Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 12 to 36 months of age. The program […]

Libraries Hold Free “Sat” & “Act” Practice-Test Sessions For College-Bound Students

Representatives from Princeton Review will conduct free SAT® and ACT® practice-test sessions at Fort Bend County Libraries in August. The ACT and SAT tests are college-entrance exams used by U.S. colleges to assess high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work, as well as to determine admissions and award scholarships and grants. The full-length practice-test sessions help students to gain experience and become better prepared for the actual test. The scores on […]

Learn About College Financial Aid At Library Program               

The thought of finding a way to pay for a college education can be a daunting task. College-bound high-school students and their parents are encouraged to attend an informative presentation, “Paying for College without Going Broke,” on Saturday, August 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. The program will be repeated at the University Branch Library on Wednesday, August […]

Summer Schedule Of Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Toddler Time, Story Time, School-Age Programs, and Middle School Programs — every month during the summer. These programs are free and open to the public. The summer schedule for July is as follows: Toddler Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. — offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 1 to 3 […]

Children’s July Schedule Of 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, and School-Aged Programs — every month.  These programs are free and open to the public. The library is unable to accommodate daycares and school groups at these activities. Mother Goose Time, which takes place on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m., provides caregiver/infant multisensory circle-time […]

Deputy To Share Public-Safety Tips At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will have a special program on “Campus-Safety Tips” on Saturday, July 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Deputy Gerard Argao from the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office will discuss general personal-safety recommendations to increase one’s chances of remaining safe in public places, including dorms, apartments, and at ATM machines. Hear about Campus Crime-Prevention Standards, […]