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My Next Vacation

The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval EnglandMany people come into the library to check out travel guides for their next vacation destination.  How about instead of getting a guide to Maui or Paris, check out The Time Traveler’s Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century by

The Week @ the Katy Library – April 26th Edition

Did you miss our birthday party on Saturday, 4/24 (12-2pm)?  Well, come enjoy the decorations this week in our meeting room.  Kids storytimes are on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.  Teen hangouts are on Mondays and Wednesdays.  Adults find things to do this week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.  Check our event calendar for details!

 

The Week @ the Katy Library – April 19th Edition

Happy Birthday!Happy birthday to you….  Happy birthday to you….  Happy birthday, Katy Library!  Happy birthday to you!

Celebrate the library’s 89th birthday with us this Saturday from 12-2pm.  There will be cake, punch, and a candy-filled piñata!

Check out our calendar for more events this week!

 

Egyptian Hair

Masterpieces of Ancient EgyptI’ve never seen an Ancient Egyptian wig.  Shocking, I know.  But, it struck me when I was glancing through the 2006 publication of Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt by

The Week @ the Katy Library – April 12th Edition

Monday is the day that babies squeal

And teens hang out – no big deal.

The Week @ the Katy Library – April 5th Edition

We have only two more weeks of the AARP Tax-Aide to help you file your federal income tax.  Don’t miss them – Tuesdays from 12:30-4:30pm.

Also, don’t miss our monthly Hispanic Book Club meeting Wednesday at 6:00pm.

Check out our calendar for more!

 

Genealogy Never Looked So Cool

Who Do You Think You Are?I admit it: I’m addicted to genealogy.  So, there was no way I was going to miss the new TV show Who Do You Think You Are?  No way!  It’s a polished, moving series of episodes featuring stars such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Spike Lee, Brooke Shields, and others discovering their heritage.  Along the way you get an inside view of American history (as well as other countries) putting faces to the stories.  If you’re new to researching your family, check out the new companion book to the series by Megan Smolenyak, the chief family his

Be Informed

Code RedHow much do you know about health care reform?  Take a look at these books published in the last couple of years and then check out the summary of the current Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on the Library of Congress website.  Be informed!

The Week @ the Katy Library – March 29th Edition

Did you get your 2010 Census form in the mail?  If not, or if you have questions about how to fill it out, we have representatives from the Census coming in to help you throughout the week.  Give us a call for more information.

Also this week: Simple Ways to Reduce Back.  A local chiropractor will be talking with people about how to deal with back pain on Thursday, April 1 at 4:00pm.

For more information on our programs, check out our Events Calendar.

 

Keep Learning

The Intellectual DevotionalI’m a strong believer in continuing education.  What’s nice about being out of school is that you can choose what you read and how you enrich your life.  YOU decide what you learn.  There’s a great series of books called The Intellectual Devotional by David S. Kidder and Noah D. Oppenheim.  In the first book you get 365 different mini-lessons in things like history, literature, arts, science, music, philosophy, and religion.  The other two books cover American history and health.  Like the cover says, “Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Roam Confidently with the Cultured Class.”

 

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