Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Cinco Ranch Literary Lunch League To Discuss “Chocolat” Online In December

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library currently offers online book-club meetings through Webex/Zoom so that readers can interact with others in real time and participate from home. Books can be requested by calling the library, or by placing them on hold in the online catalog. Digital versions of some books are also available for download from FBCL’s eLibrary. The schedule of book club meetings at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library in December is […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Thanksgiving Holiday

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, will be closed Thursday through Sunday, November 25 through 28, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Regular library hours will resume on Monday, November 29. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies and music, downloading e-books, or using the research databases. For more information, contact the library system’s Communications […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Launches New Monthly Book Club

People in the Katy area who enjoy reading mysteries are invited to help launch a new book club at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library. The first meeting of the “The Butler Did It” Mystery Book Club will be on Thursday, October 14, from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon. Book-club meetings currently take place online, live-streamed through Zoom, so that readers can interact with others in real time and participate from home! The book to be discussed […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library’s Summer Reading Challenge Features Virtual Activities In July

The Cinco Ranch Branch Library’s Summer Reading Challenge (SRC) programming will be presented virtually this summer so that families can participate from the comfort of home. Videos of programs and activities will be posted on the Summer Reading Challenge page on the FBCL website and on the “FBCL Virtual Programs & Educational Resources” Facebook group page each week through the end of July. Age-appropriate stories, songs, and puppet shows will be featured in the videos for younger […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Services Unavailable May 21 For Staff-Development Day

Services at all branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, will be unavailable on Friday, May 21, so that FBCL employees can attend Staff Development Day. Curbside Pick-up service hours will resume on Saturday, May 22, at all locations. The five Phase 3 libraries – George Memorial Library in Richmond, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, Missouri City Branch Library, Sienna Branch Library, and University Branch Library in Sugar Land – will resume in-person service […]

Fort Bend County Libraries To Close In Observance Of Easter Holiday

 Services at all branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, will be unavailable Friday through Sunday, April 2-4, in observance of the Easter holiday. Books & More! Curbside Pick-up service hours will resume on Monday, April 5, at all locations. The five Phase 3 libraries – George Memorial Library in Richmond, Cinco Ranch Branch Library, Missouri City Branch Library, Sienna Branch Library, and University Branch […]

Cinco Ranch Literary Lunch League To Discuss “Gods Of Jade And Shadow” Online In March

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 spring – all book-club meetings will take place online through 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 […]

Libraries Present Genealogy & Local History Programs Online

Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from?  Are you curious about their military service or daily lives? Begin your family-history research with Fort Bend County Libraries’ Local History and Genealogy Department at George Memorial Library in Richmond. Library staff will present two online programs in January for family-history researchers and local-history buffs. These online, pre-recorded videos can be viewed on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – www.fortbend.lib.tx.us — by clicking on the “Classes and Events” tab and selecting […]

Libraries Host Online Activities For Young Adults, Teens In January

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

Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ Conversation Circles

Are you learning to speak English? Would you like some practice in a casual, informal atmosphere? Fort Bend County Libraries presents a program for individuals of all nationalities who would like a place to practice their English language and conversation skills. The “Conversation Circles” provide an opportunity for non-English-speaking people discuss topics of their own choosing while practicing their English skills. The Conversation Circles will be livestreamed virtual sessions presented via Webex; they will NOT be in […]