Libraries Feature Festive Activities for Teens & Adults During the Holiday Season

Libraries Feature Festive Activities for Teens & Adults During the Holiday Season


Dec 21, 2023

Catch the holiday spirit at Fort Bend County Libraries! Throughout the month, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Mission Bend Branch Library will have a variety of programs, from performances to holiday-themed crafts and activities, for teens and adults.

The activities are free and open to the public. For more information or to register, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us) or call the branch library or the library system’s Communications Office at 281-633-4734.

Materials for these activities are made possible by the Friends of the Library.

Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy (281-395-1311)

  • DIY Stocking Stuffers for Teens– Tuesday, December 5, 5:00-6:30 pm. Teens (grades 9-12) will discover easy-to-make gifts for family or friends. Registration required.
  • Zentangles Mindfulness – Tuesday, December 12, 6:00-7:30 pm. Escape the stress of the holidays with the mindfulness craft of Zentangles, an easy-to-learn, relaxing, fun way to create beautiful images. This repetitive, pattern-making exercise is perfect for increasing relaxation and focus, while expanding one’s imagination and creativity. Registration required.
  • Shimmer Flute Choir Performance– Saturday, December 16, 10:30 am. The flute ensemble will perform a musical interpretation of the children’s story The Grinch Who Stole Christmas and a musically narrated telling of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. The performance will be followed by refreshments and wintery crafts.
  • DIY Glitter Vases for Teens– Tuesday, December 19, 3:00-4:00 pm. Teens (grades 9-12) will learn how to make glitter vases to use as décor for their rooms or to give as gifts. Registration required.
  • Wrap & Yap: A Gift-Wrapping Party– Thursday, December 21, 11:00 am. Anyone needing a helping hand wrapping gifts – or who just wants some company while wrapping – is invited to get and share tips or simply enjoy the camaraderie of others during this festive activity. Some wrapping materials will be available, but those attending are encouraged to bring their own.

Mission Bend Branch Library, 8421 Addicks Clodine Road (832-471-5900)

  • DIY Decorations: Holiday-Bauble Creations– Tuesday, December 5, 3:00-4:30 pm. Craft some holiday cheer while repurposing leftover craft supplies to make personalized décor to brighten the home or give as gifts during the winter season. Registration required.

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