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Summer Reading Tracking - with Prizes!

A Universe of Stories We're almost halfway through our 2019 Summer Reading Program! Don't miss out on all the fun and prizes. Register here to join the club or download the Beanstack app today. 

Early Voting Around Town

The library is not an Early Voting location for this month's election. Here are the locations near Katy for you to make your voice heard:

City of Katy ballots:

Katy City Hall at 901 Avenue C in Katy (77493)

Harris County ballots: 

Lone Star College Cypress Center - 19710 Clay Road in Katy (77449)

McFee Elementary School - 19315 Plantation Cove Ln in Katy (77449)

Walker Elementary School - 6424 Settlers Village Drive in Katy (77449)

For more information, visit the Harris County Votes website by clicking here.

Book Sale Coming Soon!

BooksAre you looking for some great bargains and a way to help the library? Stop by the Katy Branch Library on Saturday, March 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for the Friends of the Library Book Sale.  Adult Hardcover books will sell for $1.00, paperbacks will sell for 50 cents, and all children’s books will be 2 for $1.00.  The book sale will also include DVDs, which will sell for $1.00.  All of the profits from the book sale go to support the library’s programs.

Book Clubs at the Katy Library

Reading courtesy of Clker.comJoin us for one of our monthly book clubs. Whether you like the book or not - whether you even finish the book or not - you are welcome! 

Club de Libros Hispanos - 1st Wednesdays at 6:00pm

Cozy Mystery Book Club - 2nd Thursdays at 1:30pm

ESL Book Club - 3rd Wednesdays at 3:30pm

Pages by the Pint at the No Label Brewery - last Tuesdays at 8:00pm

Book & Bite Club - last Thursdays at 1:30pm

African American Poetry Coffeehouse

African American History MonthHave a cup of coffee while listening to poetry in celebration of African American History Month on Saturday, 2/16, at 1:30pm. 

Citizen's Police Academy

Police car courtesy of Clker.comThe Katy Police Department is offering a Citizen’s Police Academy class for City of Katy residents. This is a 10-week training opportunity for citizens who desire to gain a unique understanding of the policies and procedures of the Katy Police Department. Classes start on February 21, 2019 and will meet on every Thursday night from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., followed by a graduation ceremony upon completion of training on May 9, 2019. Space is limited to 15 people, so please apply early by visiting their website: click here.

ESL Book Club

Conversation courtesy of Clker.comOur monthly ESL Book Club is meeting this coming Wednesday, 1/16/2019, at 3:30pm. What is an ESL Book Club? It's a group of people who speak English as their second language. We take a book, read it, and discuss it as a way to practice speaking and reading English. The latest book is always available at the front desk, and we spend 2-3 months on each title. Give us a call for more information at 281-391-3509. 

Best Books of 2018 Display

The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany HaddishDon't miss our books displays in the library for titles that made the list for the Goodreads Choice Awards 2018. We have them in and ready to check out!

No Book & Bite Club Meeting in December

The Underground Railroad by Colson WhiteheadOur monthly Book & Bite Club is going to take off for December, so you have two whole months to read our next selection: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. Pick up your copy of the book at the front desk, and we'll see you at the next meeting on Thursday, January 31 at 1:30pm.

Katy Literary Club Donation

Katy Literary Club donation

Thank you to the Katy Literary Club for their donation to the Katy Library in memory of their member Lorraine Nix. 

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