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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.

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.

 

Dance, Music, Art - and Fun!

Hispanic Heritage Month 2010Our Hispanic Heritage Month celebration brought out loads of people last Saturday.  If you missed it, take a look here

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Library

SombreroCome have a fun-filled afternoon of Latin dancing, music, art, and food.  The festivities run from 1:00pm – 3:00pm – don’t miss out!

Down but Not Out

Living Well with Bad CreditFrom commercial jingles to your next-door-neighbor, you’re probably hearing more about credit scores than you did in past years.  If bad credit is driving you crazy, take a look at Living Well with Bad Credit by Chris Balish and Geoff Williams.  They tell you how to “buy a house, start a business, and even take a vacation no matter how low your credit score.”

Dogs and Libraries

DogplayGot a dog that loves to play?  You’re missing out if you haven’t visited the City of Katy Dog Park located just behind the library.  When you're both exhausted, stop in the library through the back door (with Rover leashed in the courtyard) and check out Dogplay by

Inviting All Writers

WritingAre you interested in writing a book?  Have you written a book and want to help others?  Got a leaning toward reaching the Spanish-speaking population?  Drop by our Hispanic Writers Group on Wednesday, 9/29 at 6:00pm.

Change, Change, Change

Switch: How to Change Things When Change is HardThere are some absolutes in life.  One big one is: “Change is inevitable.”  I’ve just started reading Chip & Dan Heath’s latest book Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard.  It’s more of a story-driven narrative about how everyday people work together to make dramatic changes in their businesses and communities. 

Need Job Skills? Learn Microsoft Excel!

ComputersAre you looking for a job and notice that employers want you to know how to use Microsoft Excel?  We can help.  On Friday, 9/24 at 3:00pm we'll show you the basics of Excel for business or personal use.

Are You a Friend of the Katy Library?

FriendsWho are the Friends of the Katy Library?  They’re people who volunteer their time, talents, and/or money to make sure our local kids, teens, and adult programs can happen.  They meet periodically to plan the annual book sale and raise funds.  Basically, they make a difference in their community.  Want to be a Friend?  Join now and attend the annual meeting on Saturday, September 18th at 10:00am.

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