Sneak Peek: New Fulshear Branch Library to Offer Dozens of Events in February
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Sneak Peek: New Fulshear Branch Library to Offer Dozens of Events in February

January 30 2024

Your recently opened Fulshear Branch Library has an impressive lineup of fun, enriching activities for the whole family throughout the month of February. And you're invited to get plugged in!

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Fulshear Branch Library, located 6350 GM Library Road, will present free children’s programs, book clubs for adults, craft activities, and tours of the new building throughout the month of February. All programs are free and open to the public. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website at, or call the Fulshear Branch Library at 346-481-6800 or the library system’s Communications Office at 281-633-4734


Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Dragon | Saturday, February 17 @ 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Dancing lions from the Houston Lion Kings Dragon & Lion Dance Sports Association will kick off the celebration at 2:00 pm, in the lobby of the library. Visitors may join in playing Cai Deng Mi, or “Guessing the Lantern’s Riddle,” and win a prize if the answer is correct! Calligraphy masters will be available to write names in Chinese. Children may visit the library’s Youth Department, where they can make their own paper lantern to take home with them.
On-Demand Tours
The public is warmly invited to participate in on-demand tours of the new Fulshear Branch Library, which will be available during regular business hours throughout the month. Library staff will talk about new features and collections that the library has to offer, while exploring the new meeting areas, outdoor reading terrace, copy center, and more!



(Materials for these activities are made possible by the Friends of the Fulshear Branch Library)

Preschool Story Lab: Animals | Saturday, February 3 @ 10:15 am
This creative story-time event, for preschoolers from 3-6 years of age, encourages children to discover and explore concepts in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (S.T.E.A.M.). The activity will begin with a brief story time to introduce the topic of the month: Animals. Children and their caregivers may then rotate through a variety of hands-on activities based on that theme.
Maker Day at the Library | Saturday, February 10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Youth in grades 1-5 will create and make S.T.E.A.M. projects, such as Brush Bots, Dot-Painting, LEGO building, Fizzy Rockets, and more.
Storybook Opera: The Snowy Day | Monday, February 19 @ 2:00 & 2:30 pm
Families with children of all ages will be treated to a special interactive performance of Ezra Jack Keats’ The Snowy Day, presented by a teaching artist from the Houston Grand Opera. Seating is limited; free tickets will be available one hour prior to each performance. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Fulshear Branch Library.
Creative Connection: Camouflage Challenge – Thursday, February 29, 6:00 pm. Youth in grades 4-8 will color a butterfly to blend in with the library and see how well they go undetected.



(Materials for these activities are made possible by the Friends of the Fulshear Branch Library)

Pajama Night Story Time | Mondays @ 6:00 pm

Families with children ofall ages will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes.

    • February 5 – Fairy Tales & Dragons
    • February 12 – One for You, One for Me: Sharing
    • February 19 – Breakfast Time!
    • February 26 – Yeehaw! Howdy!
Toddler Time | Tuesdays and Wednesdays @ 10:15 am
Offers caregiver/child activities, stories, and songs for older babies, from 1 to 3 years of age. The themes are the same as those for Pajama Night Story Time every week. Program dates are February 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, and 28.
Preschool Story Time | Tuesdays @ 11:15 am
Presents stories, movies, and age-appropriate craft activities for children 3 to 6 years of age. The themes are the same as those for Pajama Night Story Time every week.Program dates are February 6, 13, 20, and 27.
Building Club | Wednesday, February 7 @ 4:15 pm
Children in grades K-5will use LEGOs, Keva Planks, Squigz, blocks, and other materials to build the challenge of the month or something of their own design. This activity takes place on the 1st Wednesday of every month.
After-School Break
Crafts, movies, stories, and more for school-aged children in grades K-5 -- takes place on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, beginning at 4:15 pm. The schedule of activities is as follows:
  • February 14 – Card Printing. Using paint and Styrofoam, children will create a special handmade card.
  • February 28 – Symmetry Aliens. In this S.T.E.A.M.-based craft, children will experiment with symmetry to make their own alien.
Art in the Afternoon: All About Cubism | Wednesday, February 21 @ 4:15 pm
Students in grades K-5 will learn about Pablo Picasso and the art movement known as Cubism. Using shapes and outlines, they will create their own masterpiece.
Mother Goose Time | Thursdays @ 10:15 am
Provides caregiver/infant multisensory circle-time activities -- including simple sign language, folksongs and lullabies, and finger plays -- that are especially designed to stimulate babies’ social, emotional, and physical development through rhythm and music. Mother Goose Time is intended for pre-walking infants from newborn to 12 months of age. This activity will take place on February 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29.
Creative Connection: Valentine Win-It-In-a-Minute | Thursday, February 1 @ 6:00 pm
Students in grades 4-8 will compete in Valentine’s Day-themed challenges to win prizes.


YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS (for teens in grades 9-12)

Study Hall | Thursdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 @ 4:00 - 6:00 pm (Computer Lab)
Teens will have a designated study area free of distractions, with access to computers, research materials, and information specialists.
Young Adult Advisory Council | Wednesday, February 14 @ 4:30 - 5:30 pm (Conference Room)
Teens entering grades 9-12 who are interested in an exciting new leadership opportunity and volunteer-service hours are invited to attend this meeting of the Young Adult Advisory Council. Members will have a chance to share ideas about library programs, to help at events, to give suggestions for teen services, books, and movies, and to meet new people.
Fulshear Young Adult Book Club | Wednesday, February 28 @ 4:30 pm (Conference Room)
Teens will have an opportunity to meet with others who share the same love for good books and have a lively discussion on the reasons a book or its characters were liked or disliked. This month, readers will talk about the books they have been reading and what they would like to discuss at upcoming meetings. The book club meets on the 4th Wednesday of every month.



Day Readers Book Club | Tuesday, February 13 @ 11:00 am
The opening meeting of the book club for the new year will feature a meet-and-greet to welcome back old members and meet new members who would like to join. Those attending will discuss books they’ve read and enjoyed, then plan selections for future meetings. This book club will meet on the second Tuesday of every month.
Nifty Needlers | Tuesday, February 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Needlework enthusiasts are invited to help launch this new monthly club for needlecrafters. People of all experience levels who enjoy any type of crocheting, knitting, or sewing are invited to attend to get other needlecrafters’ perspectives, critiques, and suggestions. Those attending should bring their own yarn, strings, and needles to start or finish a project, while chatting, networking, and enjoying the company of fellow needlecrafters. The group will meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month.       
Night Readers Book Club | Monday, February 26 @ 6:30 pm (Conference Room)
The book to be discussed is Violeta, written by Isabel Allende. This title is available in print, audio on CD, and digitally as an ebook and e-audiobook on OverDrive/Libby; call the library to check availability of additional print copies. This book club meets on the last Monday of every month.



Mon 12:00 noon – 9:00 pm, Tue/Wed 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Thu – 10:00 am – 9:00 pm, Fri – 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm, Sat – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sun – CLOSED


Free to all Texas residents. To apply for a library card, please visit any FBCL location during business hours. You MUST provide a valid photo ID that is not expired (government-issued photo ID, passports from any country, or any state driver license) and a document showing a current address if it is not shown on the photo ID.     
Source: FBCL

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