Library News

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce October 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’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. New members are always welcome. The Literary Lunch League Book Club will meet on Wednesday, October 2, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Room. The book to be discussed is The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women, written by Kate […]

October’s activities at the Katy Library

SPECIAL EVENTS Saturday Family Storytime at the Katy Library Family too busy to catch one of the weekday storytimes? Join us for a fun hour of books, songs, and dances on Saturday, 10/05 at 10:30am! This is a new monthly storytime that will be on the 1st Saturday of each month. For more information, contact the library at 281-391-3509. The library is located at 5414 Franz Road in Katy, Texas. Fiesta Hispana at the Katy Library […]

Book Art, Caligraphy, & 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 October, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. YA Program: Folded-Book Art: Pumpkins – Tuesday, October 1, 4:00-5:00 pm, Multi-purpose Room. In […]

SOCIAL SECURITY SPECIALIST TO SPEAK AT BOB LUTTS FULSHEAR/SIMONTON BRANCH LIBRARY

Andrew Hardwick, a Metropolitan Public Affairs Specialist for the Social Security Administration, will present “Social Security 101,” on Monday, September 30, beginning at 6:00 pm, in the Meeting Room at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Hardwick will provide an overview of Social Security retirement and the Medicare program. Learn how and when to apply for maximum Social Security benefits; when to file for Medicare; and how […]

“Medicare In A Nutshell” Program At Cinco Ranch Branch Library               

As part of its “Senior Living Series,” Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the program “Medicare in a Nutshell” on Saturday, September 21, from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Troy and Chris Pham will provide an overview of Medicare. Gain a better understanding of the differences between Medicare Parts A and B, Medicare Advantage plans (Part C), Prescription Drug […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Fair Day  

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch, will be closed Friday, September 27, in observance of Fort Bend County Fair Day. Regular library hours will resume on Saturday, September 28. 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 Communications […]

Learn Crocheting Basics At Library Workshop             

Learn the basics of crocheting at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library on Saturday, September 28, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. The “Crochet Workshop: 7 Essential Stitches” is a hands-on adult craft class for individuals aged 16 and above. No previous crochet experience is necessary. Library staff member Marie Picon will review the seven essential crochet stitches, starting […]

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 Fulshear Book Club will take place on Monday, September 16, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is Before We Were Yours, written by Lisa Wingate. This book […]

Fort Bend County Libraries Helps Students Excel With Online Homework Help

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Brainfuse HelpNow (Homework Tutoring) program enables the library system to provide online homework assistance in a broad range of subjects in both English and Spanish for students in grades K through 12, free of charge. This tutoring program is an Internet-based service that provides library patrons with live, on-demand homework help, seven days a week, from 3:00 to 11:00 pm. Certified tutors are experienced in Math, Science, Social Studies, and English/Language […]

Learn About Fall Vegetable Gardening At Library Program          

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a program on “Fall Vegetable Gardening,” on Monday, September 16, beginning at 6:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Fort Bend County Master Gardener Ralph Fuller will provide an overview of fall vegetable gardening. Fuller will talk about recommended vegetable varieties for this area and how to build and maintain a garden. Anyone interested in learning more […]