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Closed on Labor Day

SunFor those of you who normally come on Mondays to Baby Time or the Genealogy Squad, don't forget - we're closed on Monday, 9/01.  We'll see you on 9/08 when we're back in the swing of things.  

Old Family Photos

Talking PicturesYou think your old family photos are crazy?  Take a look at Talking Pictures: Images and Messages Rescued from the Past by Ransom Riggs.  You'll never look at your family the same way again.

 

 

Earth-Kind Gardening

GardeningIf you haven't heard of Earth-Kind Gardening, you're in for a treat this Thursday (8/14) at 11:00am.  The Katy Library Gardening Club welcomes Master Gardener Jane to our monthly meeting where she'll teach us about gardening the earth-friendly way.

Bubble Festival Blasts Off Summer

Thank you to everyone for a great Kids Summer Reading Program at the Katy Library this year.  We hope everyone had a blast, especially at the Bubble Festival yesterday.  

Pick a Winner

Complete Guide to Dog BreedsPets bring so much to a person's life.  Make sure if you're planning to get a dog, look for one that matches your lifestyle, family, and personality.

Big Finish to Summer Reading

2014 Summer Reading Program Did you see Harris County Public Library customers - that's you! - reached 20,000 people signed up to read this summer.  Wow!  Katy Branch participants, you make up 717 of those signed up.  You have a week and a half to sign up and get your books logged in.  

Gen Squad Assistance

TreeOn Monday, 7/28 from 2:00-4:00pm the Gen Squad will host representatives from the local Family History Library to help you one-on-one to set up your "Trees".

Summer Vacation Reading in Katy

ReadingWhat have you been reading this summer?  Here are the ten most popular adult fiction titles checked out from the Katy Library so far this summer:

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

Coming Home to the Alamo

The Alamo and Beyond: a Collector's JourneyAre you a fan of world-famous musician Phil Collins?  Well, he's a fan of yours.  Or rather, a fan of Texas and its history.  From childhood he's followed the stories and legends of our state's progression from territory to Republic to State.

Summer Readers Are on a Roll!

Katy readers are going wild this summer!  As of noon today, 153 kids have reached the 10-book level and snagged  some nice prizes.  Four have even reached the 100-book level already.  29 teens have reached the 5-book level with 21 adults right behind them with 5 books read.  You have until August 9th to log in your books.

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