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Remember This

Moonwalking with EinsteinIf you can remember one thing about remembering, remember this: Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer.  He takes you on a year-long journey to increase his ability to remember things which led to his winning the U. S. Memory Championship.  Try his tips - don't forget!  

Book & Bite Club Discussing "Unbroken"

Book Club courtesy of clker.comIf you've never joined our monthly Book & Bite Club, this month is your chance.  We're discussing the book "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand on Thursday, 11/19 at 12:30pm.  

November Garden Club Meeting

PinwheelOur November garden club meeting is next Thursday, 11/12 at 11:00am.  We'll have a discussion of winter weather protection tips for the garden.  Join us!

Club de Libros Hispanos

Book courtesy of Clker.comDo you speak Spanish and love books?  Join our Club de Libros Hispanos meeting next week on Wednesday, 11/04 at 6:00pm - discussing "La Frontera de Cristal" by Carlos Fuentes.  Les invitamos a que todos los meses se reúna con nosotros para converser sobre un libro: "La Frontera de Cristal" - Carlos Fuentes.

What Would Happen If.....

What if? by Randall MunroeThe question crosses your mind when you look up into the night sky... "I wonder what would happen if the moon went away."  The next day at the gym... "What if all these people on exercise bikes were hooked up to turbines to produce energy.  Would it be enough to run my coffeepot?"  Oh come on - you haven't thought these things before??  For those of you who have, check out Randall Munroe's What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions.  

Galveston Passenger Lists

The Promise by Ann WeisgarberTo celebrate this year's Gulf Coast Reads book selection ("The Promise" by Ann Weisgarber), we're focusing our genealogy lesson on Galveston this month.  We'll be going over what resources are available to see if your ancestor came to Texas through the Port of Galveston.  Join us on Monday, 10/26 at 2:00pm.  

Howl-a-Ween at the Dog Park

Dog Wizard courtesy of Clker.comDon't miss the annual Howl-A-Ween at the City of Katy Dog Park located behind the library.  It all happens on Saturday, 10/31 from 9:00am - noon.  Get Fido in his costume and enjoy the fun.  Cost of admission is one bag or can of dog food per dog.  

PowerPoint Help

Presentation courtesy of Clker.comIf PowerPoint stumps you, you're in luck. We're having a Beginner's Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 class next Wednesday, 10/14 at 6:00pm. Whether you're just starting or just filling in the holes, don't miss it.

That Tastes Funny

This is What You Just Put in Your MouthWhich is your philosophy?  Knowledge is power - or - ignorance is bliss.  If you subscribe to the first, take a look at This Is What You Just Put in Your Mouth?: From Eggnog to Beef Jerky, the Surprising Secrets of What's Inside Everyday Products by Patrick Di Justo.   

Genealogy Webinar this Monday

Family Moving courtesy of cliparts101.comAs genealogists, the federal census is our bread and butter.  But how do you find out where your ancestors were during the 10-year gap in the censuses?  Come to our monthly Gen Squad webinar this Monday, 9/28, at 2:00pm to learn how to find your family in the "in-between" years.  

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