Family Reading Club beginning during winter season in Katy Texas

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Family Reading Club beginning during winter season in Katy Texas


The local Fort Bend County Library system will begin its Family Reading club on Saturday January 21, 2012. This event will continue for the next six (6) weeks through March 3, 2012 at all branches of the Fort Bend County Library System including the local Cinco ranch Branch. The whole program is designed to encourage families to read, talk, have fun and learn together. All families living in Fort bend county Texas are eligible to join this wonderful program. Many educators firmly believe one of the best ways for children to increase their basic vocabulary and improve their life skill of reading is to read and talk with them. What a novel idea children and parents getting together to actually talk and read. I am trying to be funny here as in this day and age kids want little to do with their parents and enjoy mainly texting, playing video games and zoning out by watching cable TV.


The Cinco Ranch Branch Library is located at:

2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
Katy, Texas 77494-6407 
281-693-7844 FAX
281-693-7845 TTY

Families who read for 60 minutes per week or 6 books per week will be entered into a drawing for $50.00 dining gift card donated by the ‘Friends of the Library” . Each Branch in the Fort bend system will hold its own drawing. A single registration is required by one adult of each family team. Registration can be accomplished by going to and clicking on Family Reading Club Signup (number 5 of 5 in middle of page).  After registration each family will have their own web page to keep track of their reading accomplishments.


This winter season Family Reading Club is occurring due to the huge popularity and success of this last summer’s family Reading Club with teens, adults and children.

Cinco Ranch Branch Library


Personally I think the Family Reading Club is a wonderful idea and one the community should support. My step-Children are too old for such a program. Reading as we all know is a life skill and I am not sure the children of today have much interest in Reading. Like all skills one tends lose their abilities if these skills are not used.

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Gina Tufano
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What a great way to bring families together! Good, local information!

Have a lovely weekend.

Jan 20, 2012 02:54 AM #1
Al Raymondi
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Great post Bob, reading is one of the best things parents can do with the kids to help them in their future.

Jan 20, 2012 02:59 AM #2
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
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Step away from the TV - turn off the electronics and open a book. They are wonderful vessels for adventure and knowledge. Hopefully, many families will attend this great program at Fort Bend County Library. Have a great Friday Bob. D

Jan 20, 2012 04:59 AM #3
Robert Bob Gilbert
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties - Katy, TX
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Hello Everyone,

Reading is a great way to relax and learn. pus it is a basic life skill. Reading to and with children is very importnat. I also hope many families participate in this wonderful program.

Everyone have a nice weekend and hopefully sell a home or two!

Jan 20, 2012 06:02 AM #4
Roy Kelley
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A Family Reading Club is a wonderful activity in your community. I hope that many will participate.

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Jan 20, 2012 10:28 AM #5
Dale Baker
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Howdy and evening Bob

Bob my friend, what a mighty fine program the Fort Ben County Library system is holding for families to take part in together. Sure do hope all families take the time to take part in the reading club program.

Have a good one
Dale in New Hampshire

Jan 20, 2012 02:06 PM #6
Joni Bailey
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Wow! Do you have to have little kids in the family to enter?! HA!! Just kidding! That is so cool!!

Jan 22, 2012 10:31 AM #7
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Howdy there Bob my friend, I know the mighty fine folks of and around the Katy area sure appreciate you! The folks sure do get to keep in the know in an around the mighty fine area of Katy, plus appreciate being able to enjoy reading such mighty fine local info when they stop by. When folks want to know about something, they only need to make a visit to your blog. Folks if you are needing help with Real Estate, then do take the time to talk with Bob and you’ll sure learn he is the one an only to work along side.

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