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Katy Library Summer Readers

ReadingIf you've signed up for summer reading with the Katy Library, you are definitely not alone.  So far this summer, 430 of your neighbors have signed up!  11 babies, 306 kids, 58 teens, and 55 adults are well on their way expanding their minds and winning prizes along the way.  Click here to sign up today.  

Crafts for the Book Lover

Bound by Erica EkremIf you're looking for a gift for the book-lover in your life, pull out your craft supplies and check out Bound: Over 30 Artful Handmade Books by Erica Ekrem.  Whether it's made from leather or made from a leaf, this book has beautiful ideas for creating the perfect gift for your favorite bookworm.  

Katy Keepers Academy

OutdoorsNow that the storm's passed, be sure to sign up your child to attend the first ever Katy Keepers Academy.  This is a program of the City of Katy - a summer day camp with an environmental focus for Kindergartners to 5th graders.  For more information, click here.  

Summer Kids Program in Full Swing

Summer flowerOur summer kids programs have started - every Tuesday at 2:30pm.  Be sure to pick up a ticket one hour before the program (tickets required!).  We have a full summer of fun planned.  Click here to see what's on the schedule.

Computer Classes Starting Again at the Katy Library

ComputerBack by popular demand: computer classes!  The first class with our new teacher Rocio will be this coming Wednesday, 6/10 at 6:00pm - Beginner's Microsoft Excel 2013.  Start the summer off right by learning a new skill!

40 Ways You're Defeating Yourself at Work

Get Out of Your Own Way at WorkWhy didn't they give you the promotion last week?  Why does your team not listen to you?  Is it because of something you're doing - or not doing?  Check out Get Out of Your Own Way at Work by Mark Goulston.  

Summer Reading Starts Monday

RainRain, rain, go away.  Summer Reading starts on Monday.  Ok, not a super poem, but our Superhero Summer starts next week!  Registrations go live Monday for all ages to track their reading and earn prizes.  New this year: you get online badges to show just how much of a masked marvel you are.  Click here on Monday to get started.

What Do I Read Next?

ReadingThe 2015 Summer Reading Program is almost here (starting June 1), but you may be having trouble deciding what to read next.  Apart from asking your local librarian or doing online searches (What Should I Read Next.com), why not click here to take a look at what Bill Gates is hoping you'll read this summer.

Closed on Monday for Memorial Day

Memorial DayDon't forget: we're closed on Monday, 5/25, for Memorial Day.  Come back and see us later next week for these events: Toddler Time, Tech Help Hours, Knotty & Nice Club, Preschool Storytime, Book & Bite Club, ESL Vocabulary, Spanish Computer Class, and Yoga.   

Repurposing Household Items into the Garden

GardeningIn case you missed it earlier this Spring, we're bringing back our Garden Club meeting on repurposing those household items into the garden.  Don't throw it away - take it outside!  Learn how next Thursday, 5/14 at 11:00am.

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