Community briefs for Aug. 25

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Posted 8/25/22

Community briefs for Aug. 25, 2022.

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Community briefs for Aug. 25


Friends of Maud Marks, Cinco Ranch libraries to host used book sales

Two local libraries will be hosting used book sales in the next few weeks.

The Friends of the Maud Marks Library will hold its monthly book sale from 10 a.m.—4 p.m. Saturday at the library, 1815 Westgreen Blvd. The Friends will also be hosting a Friends Members-Only preview from 4-6 p.m. Friday.

Meanwhile, the Friends of the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will host a Fall Book Sale from 9 a.m.—2 p.m. Sept. 10 in the meeting room of the library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy.

For more information about the sales, contact the Maud Marks Library at 281-492-8592, or the Cinco Ranch Branch Library at 281-395-1311.

Fort Bend County Library to celebrate its 75th anniversary

The Fort Bend County library system is celebrating its 75th anniversary, and is inviting children to participate in the celebration.

The library system invites children all around the county to share their hopes and dreams for the future by writing about or drawing a picture of what they hope the future will look like. Activity sheets can be found in the Youth Department at any FBCL location, or on FBCL’s website, fortbend.lib.tx.usm, by clicking “Celebrating 75 Years” and selecting “Youth Activity.” The completed activity sheets can be dropped off at any FBCL location, or they can be scanned and emailed to Deadline for submissions is Sept. 17.

The entries will be collected and become a part of FBCL’s Hopes for the Future book. The book will be included in a time capsule that will be opened at FBCL’s 100th anniversary in the year 2047! A copy of the book will also be kept at each FBCL location so that children can see their creations become part of a book in the library.

The time capsule will officially be closed during FBCL’s 75th Anniversary celebration on Saturday, October 8, at George Memorial Library in Richmond. It will be kept in the library’s Genealogy and Local History Department until it is opened once again in 2047.

There is no charge to participate in FBCL’s anniversary activities. For more information, call the library system’s communications office at 281-633-4734.

American Legion Auxiliary sets two meal events for public

The American Legion Auxiliary is hosting two meal events over the next couple of weeks to which the public is invited.

The monthly Veteran’s Breakfast is set for 7-10 a.m. Sept. 3 at Elks Lodge, 1050 Katy Ft. Bend Rd.

The second event, the Labor Day dinner, is from 2-5 p.m. at 22125 Kingsland Blvd.

For more information, contact Linda Malsbary at 713-304-5502.

Maud Marks Library, Cinco Ranch Library, Fort Bend County Library, American Legion Auxiliary


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