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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.

There's No Word for That

Lost in TranslationDo the Eskimos really have over 60 words to describe snow?  I don't know, but after reading Lost in Translation by Ella Frances Sanders, I know that there’s a Finnish word for the distance a reindeer can travel before needing to rest.  And a Japanese word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees.  See what words you find.

Korean Festival

KoreaTomorrow, we're celebrating Korean culture at our annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival.  From 1:00-3:00pm, come to see over 60 dancers and entertainers, plus food and activities.   

Civil War Ancestors

Civil War soldierThis coming Monday, 4/27 at 2:00pm we'll be learning how to find more information on our Civil War era ancestors.  Drop by and join the Gen Squad!

Upcoming Dates for Saturday Yoga

YogaTomorrow is our one April date for Saturday yoga at 2:30pm.  Come back for more in May on 5/16 and 5/30.  As always, bring your own mat and bottled water.

Garden Updates

GardenWe've been working in the library garden .  If you haven't been back there lately, stop by and take a look at the new ornamental grasses, flowers, and herbs. 

Partying Like Crazy

I Like You: Hospitality Under the InfluenceWhether you're planning a party or planning to go to a party, you'll find plenty of help from Amy Sedaris.  Check out I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence.  And may I suggest you listen to the audiobook read by Amy herself.  You'll laugh til you cry.

Tax Season Ending Soon

Money courtesy of Clker.comThere are only two more Tuesdays left with the AARP Tax Aide volunteers at the Katy Library.  Come to sign in as early as 10:00am on of those two days.  If the line is long, you must be present to sign in no later than 1:00pm to ensure you get your taxes done that day.  Come prepared to wait.   

Katy Folk Life Festival

Fireworks courtesy of Clker.comThis Saturday is Katy ISD's 30th Annual Folk Life Festival from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the Kenneth D. Welch Outdoor Learning Center at 6301 South Stadium Lane in Katy.  Admission is only $1 - don't miss it!

Cleanliness is Next to Happiness

Clear the Clutter, Find HappinessCleaning up the clutter and organizing any part of your life can brighten your day.  I believe it and so does Donna Smallin who recently came out with the book Clear the Clutter, Find Happiness: One-Minute Tips for Decluttering and Refreshing Your Home and Your Life.  It's a cute little book and full of helpful ideas.

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