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Saddle Up

RodeoCan’t wait for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo?  You’re in luck.  The 68th Annual Katy FFA Livestock Show & Rodeo starts Thursday night, February 24.  Events will take place this Thursday through Saturday at 7:00pm at the Fairgrounds at I-10 & FM 1463.  And don’t miss the parade leaving from Rhodes Stadium on Saturday at 9:30am.  The parade route runs south on Katyland Drive, then west on Highway 90 to the Katy High School.   

 

Knitting & Crochet News

YarnOur Knitting & Crochet Club has outgrown our classroom.  We’ve moved into the large meeting room and have plenty of room for more.  If you want to learn how to knit or crochet, or if you have a project you just can’t get done with the distractions at home, stop by and work on it with us from 1:00pm – 3:00pm every Wednesday.

 

Time for Dessert

Houston Classic DessertsHouston is known for being one of the best restaurant cities in the United States.  And the best part of every meal (in my drooling opinion)?  Dessert!  Check out Erin Hicks Miller’s Houston Classic Desserts: Recipes from Favorite Restaurants.

 

New to Katy?

Katy cabooseWe have free resources to help you find what you need and settle in as quick as you can.  Stop by and pick up a map of Katy, the Newcomers Visitors Guide, and Katy Magazine’s Newcomer and Relocation Guide.  Also, pick up the latest issues of Katy Magazine and Katy Parent – completely free.  Welcome home, and don’t forget: You’ll LOVE Katy!

 

The Stars at Night

Knack Night SkyTexas is a great place for stargazing.  They’re big and bright…deep in the heart….  Well, if you’ve wanted to give it a try but don’t know where to start, take a look at Knack Night Sky: Decoding the Solar System, from Constellations to Black Holes by Nicholas Nigro.  It’s an excellent start for a beginner like me.

I’m a Jackie

Are You a Jackie or a Marilyn?I admit it.  Quizzes in women’s magazines always get me.  I simply must find out if I’m too sloppy – or too clothes-crazy – or too “whatever”.  That’s why I was drawn to Pamela Keogh’s latest book Are You a Jackie or a Marilyn?: Timeless Lessons on Love, Power,

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. 

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. 

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:

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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