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Great Moments on TV

Stay TunedNormally, I like to focus on a newer book in this blog, but I came across something from 2002 that I couldn’t leave on the shelf.  Stay Tuned: Television’s Unforgettable Moments by Joe Garner lets you re-live some of your favorite moments and unbelievable events with CDs, a DVD, and the history behind them....

The Week @ the Katy Library – July 5th Edition

Independence DayWe hope you have a fun-filled Independence Day weekend.  We’ll be closed on Monday but open again with all new fun at the Tuesday 2:00pm Children’s Variety Show!  (Pick up your tickets on Saturday, 7/03.) 

Check out our calendar for more events this week!

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National Geographic at Its Best

National Geographic Image CollectionPicture books are also for adults, as I’ve mentioned before.  And when you make it a National Geographic picture book, WOW!  Their thought-provoking photos always stun you, and the latest book is no exception.  Check out National Geographic Image Collecti...

The Week @ the Katy Library – June 28th Edition

SummerSummer officially started last week, but we’ve been blazing for weeks with our summer reading programs.  The kids program on Tuesday this week is the Fourth of July Windsock Craft.  Tickets can be picked up one day before for either the 2:00pm or 3:00pm session.  The teen program on Wednesday at 2:00pm is a Boardgame Throwdown.  Teens can earn points for their team by attending and winning games.

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The Week @ the Katy Library – June 21st Edition

MoviesIt’s getting hotter out there.  Come in to the cool and enjoy a movie starting this week.  Every Monday at 3:30pm this summer, we’ll show a family-friendly flick for everyone.  Also special this week is our monthly Spanish public speaking program on Saturday at 3:00pm.

Check out our calendar for more events this week!

 

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Conquer the Awkward Moment

What Should I Say, What Can I Do?Awkward moments strike us all the time.  We want to say or do the right thing at the right time, but our minds just go blank.  Take a look at What Should I Say, What Can I Do? by Rebecca Bram Feldbaum.  She gives great ideas to help us prepare for those next awkward moments.

 

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Oscar the Cat

Making Rounds with OscarAnimals have instincts we humans would love to possess.  Some can sense earthquakes before they occur.  Others can find their way home from thousands of miles away.  And then there’s Oscar the cat.  He lives at a nursing home in Rhode Island, and he senses when the end of life is near for a resident.  In their last hours he curls up on the bed and provides comfort and companionship.  Read about him in Making Rounds with Oscar by David Dosa.

 

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The Week @ the Katy Library – June 14th Edition

Summer If you’re going into the 8th grade in Katy ISD, we’ll be showing the movie version of your summer reading list books.  The first one is Monday at 3:30pm.  Then, come on Wednesday, 6/16, at 2:00pm for our Teen Goofy Relay Races.

For kids this week we have all our fun storytimes as well as the annual Father’s Day Cardmaking on Tuesday at 2:00pm.  Be sure to get a ticket to attend on Monday.

Check out our calendar for more events this week!

 

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Bet You Didn’t Know

Bubble Gum and Hula HoopsAncient Mesopotamians made lipstick out of finely crushed semiprecious stones.  Isaac Newton invented the “doggy door” for his cat.  The first disposable diaper was made with a shower curtain.  All this knowledge and more can be yours by reading Bubble Gum and Hula Hoops: The Origins of Objects in Our Everyday Lives by Harry Oliver.

 

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The Week @ the Katy Library – June 7th Edition

Summer FunSummer Reading Program is HERE in full force!  Our special program for kids this week is Mark Shepherd’s Madhatter Express with songs and crazy inventions on Tuesday at 2:00pm.  For teens we have the Summer Kickoff Pizza Party on Wednesday at 2:00pm.

We also have a computer class on Microsoft Excel on Friday at 1:30pm followed by our Spanish Computer Class at 4:30pm.

Check out our calendar for more events this week!

 

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