Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Returns To Phase 1; Offers Curbside Pick-Up Service Only

County Judge KP George increased the county risk level to the Orange or “Moderate/Significant risk” category on November 24. Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will return to Phase 1 — Curbside Pick-Up service ONLY — at ALL locations on Monday, December 7. All four Phase 2 Grab-and-Go libraries, including the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, will not be available for in-library use at this time. “Fort Bend County Libraries will resume Phase 2 Grab-and-Go services when the COVID-19-positive numbers […]

Entries Sought For Libraries’ Photo Contest “Bridging Differences”

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL), in conjunction with the Fort Bend County Diversity Initiative, is seeking entries for its “Bridging Differences” Photography Contest. Amateur photographers of all skill levels are invited to enter original, photographs that portray the culture, nature, people, and places of Fort Bend County that demonstrate antiracism and coming together as a community. To be eligible for competition, contestants must submit a digital copy of their photograph between December 11 and January 11. Entries […]

Libraries Host Online Activities For Young Adults, Teens In December

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This fall, 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 Zoom/WebEx or pre-recorded videos. Registration is required for the livestreamed programs only. An email with the link for the Zoom/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, […]

Libraries Present Introductory Technology How-To Videos Online

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will present a series of introductory online demonstrations in December to introduce people to various aspects of computer use and technology. These how-to tutorials can be viewed on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – www.fortbend.lib.tx.us – by clicking on the “Classes and Events” tab, selecting “Virtual Programs,” and finding the virtual “class” on the dates listed. Some of the topics includes multiple sub-topics, and participants can choose to view the whole […]

Libraries Support New Writers With Online Activities

Fort Bend County Libraries will host online programs in December that are intended to encourage new writers by providing tips and tricks, writing and publishing advice, and support from other aspiring novelists. The Missouri City Branch Library will host an online Short Stories Writer’s Challenge during the month of December. A story prompt and activity guidelines will be posted on FBCL’s online calendar on Monday, December 7. Writers are encouraged to create a story from the prompt, and […]

Libraries Offer Online Children’s Activities in December

Because of the COVID-19 social-distancing recommendations, Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) is continuing to offer children’s programming virtually this fall and winter, 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. Activities will NOT be posted the last two weeks of the month, in observance […]

Participate In Cinco Ranch Branch Library’S Online Book Club From Home

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 fall – all book-club meetings will take place online through Zoom/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 […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Services Unavailable Nov 26-28 In Observance Of Thanksgiving

Services at all branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, will be unavailable Thursday through Saturday, November 26-28, in observance of Thanksgiving. Books & More! Curbside Pick-up service hours will resume on Monday, November 30, at all locations. The four Phase 2 Grab-and-Go libraries – George Memorial Library in Richmond, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, Missouri City Branch Library, and Sienna Branch Library – will resume limited, in-person service on November 30. […]

Library’S Podcast Club Focuses On Family In November

UHV University Commons is nearing completion and is expected to open in time for fall classes. The existing UHV Library will be closed to the public from May 17 to June 2 as it moves into its new space inside the University Commons student center. The library will open on June 3 at the start of UHV summer classes.

The Podcast Club at Fort Bend County Libraries’ University Branch Library will focus on “Family” in November. Since the library buildings are currently not open to the public, the Podcast Club meeting will take place online via Zoom/WebEx, so listeners throughout the area can participate from the comfort and safety of home. Similar to a book club, the Podcast Club provides an opportunity for podcast listeners to get together to discuss podcast selections from a themed podcast-listening list and […]

Libraries Present Online Demonstrations For Craft & Hobby Enthusiasts

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a series of online, craft- and hobby-themed video demonstrations to introduce people to new hobbies and activities, and to give current crafters inspiration and new ideas. Because of social-distancing recommendations, Fort Bend County Libraries will offer virtual craft and hobby activities online this fall, so that they can be viewed from the comfort and safety of home. These demonstration videos can be viewed by selecting “Virtual Programs” on the “Classes and […]