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African American Genealogy Webinar Tomorrow

ChoirShed light on your family's history by learning to trace your African American ancestors at our webinar this Saturday, 2/28 at 11:00am.  ​

Gen Squad Webinar on Monday

Family TreeOur monthly genealogy lesson is this Monday (2/23) at 2:00pm.  Join the Gen Squad for this month's topic: best genealogy websites.  

Friends Book Sale on the Horizon

BooksPut it on your calendar!  The annual Friends of the Katy Library book sale is Saturday, 3/14 from 9:00am - 5:00pm.  Save your money now and clear your bookshelves.

Pinterest Class

PinOnce you start using Pinterest, you won't want to stop!  Come to our class on using Pinterest on Monday, 2/16 at 10:00am to see what it's all about.

ESL for the Kitchen

CookingWhether you like to cook or just like to eat, come improve your English at this month's ESL class "ESL for the Kitchen".  Classes are every Friday at 3:30pm followed by Spanish Computer Class at 4:30pm.  

Be a Better Cook

Ruhlman's TwentyTrue or False?  There is more to cooking than following a recipe.  Michael Ruhlman would vote a resounding TRUE.  Take a look at his book, Ruhlman's Twenty: The Ideas and Techniques that Will Make You a Better Cook.

City of Katy Notification System

Emergency If you live in or around the City of Katy, you'll want to sign up for the City's new notification system.  With the new service, city leaders can send personalized voice messages to residents and businesses within minutes with specific information about time-sensitive or common-interest issues such as emergencies and local community matters.  For more information and to sign up, click here.

Last Week with Mr. Bryan

Mr. Bryan, Katy Children's LibrarianFor those who haven't heard, Mr. Bryan will be leaving the Katy Library soon.  So, come in the week of February 9th for his last week of storytimes with us.  Let's give him a big send-off!

Most Popular Nonfiction for 2014

Unbroken by Laura HillenbrandThe most checked-out adult nonfiction book of 2014 is no surprise: Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.  But have you read the other books that made the top 5?  

Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly

David and Goliath by Malcom Gladwell

Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo

I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

 

Gen Squad Webinar on Monday

Courtesy of Clker.comWant to see something cool?  Go to the Internet Archive and look at Google's first website.  Or, view one of the first "moving pictures" ever made (thanks to Edison).  Or for you genealogy buffs, browse through a fully searchable book about your family's hometown - the one that only exists in a library out-of-state.  Don't know how to do that?  Come to our Gen Squad webinar this Monday, 1/26 at 2:00pm.   

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