Angel Hill's blog

Puzzling, Isn’t It?

Jigsaw puzzleIf you have extra time over the next month, come help us finish our 1000-piece Winter jigsaw puzzle, located near the Reference Desk.  As of today, the sides are connected plus a few sections of the picture.  For the little ones, we also have an easier puzzle on a table nearby. 

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Santa and You

Santa at the Katy LibrarySanta had a blast visiting the Katy Library last Saturday.  If you had your picture taken with him, click here to find your picture. 

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Is True Crime for You?

A Date with DeathDid you know there’s a whole genre of books called “True Crime”?  How do you know if this genre’s for you?  Take this true/false pop quiz:

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City-wide Garage Sales This Saturday

Garage SaleIf you love Katy (and you know you do!), participate in the Keep Katy Beautiful event this Saturday, November 20th.  Have a garage sale, or visit them around town.  And be sure to visit the Old Town Market Days downtown for more garage sales and “trunk sales”. 

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5 Minutes a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

5-minute Health FixesWhat can you do in 5 minutes?  Try taking just 5 minutes a day to improve your health.  The Doctors with Mariska van Aalst have a new book out called 5-minute Health Fixes: the Prescription for a Lifetime of Great Health.

Family Night at the Library - Noche de Familia

Family NightBring out the family and have some fun!  This month's Family Night features balloon animals.  Come see how it's done, have a snack, listen to music, and visit with your neighbors.

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What Am I Eating?

Read It Before You Eat ItFood labeled “organic” isn’t necessarily healthy.  “Zero grams of trans fat” could still contain trans fat.  “Natural”?  Don’t even go there.  Bonnie Taub-Dix recently penned Read It Before You Eat It – a book to help us decode food labels and make informed, healthy choices.

New Windchime in the Courtyard

WindchimeThe Katy Library on Franz Road has a beautiful, new addition.  Take a stroll in the back courtyard to hear the new windchime, placed in memory of Mr. A. T. Clapp.  Mr. Clapp owned the property where the library now sits, and the courtyard reflects his memory through the new windchime as well as violets growing from cuttings of his own plants.  Thank you to Dorothy Bing, one of his former neighbors, for donating these.

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Pumpkins Coming Alive

ARRRRRR!!!!Pumpkins are coming alive at the Katy Branch Library!  Look behind the Reference Desk to find your favorite.  Or, check out the pics online.

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Good Wins Over Evil

Made for GoodnessOnly an inspirational figure such as Desmond Tutu could witness some of the world’s most sinister moments and then write a book about the goodness that can be found in people.  His latest book, Made for Goodness, is written with his daughter and is his answer to the question of how goodness will triumph in the end.

 

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