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Genealogy Webinar about Google

SuperheroI bet you're not using half of the resources that Google offers.  If you're a genealogist, that means you're really missing out on some tools that will save you time, money, and frustration.  Come to our monthly Genealogy Squad lesson on using Google for genealogy - Monday, 3/31 at 2:00pm.

Grand Opening Donation

Ross donation check

Thank you, Ross Dress for Less!  For their March 8th grand opening at the Katy Mills Mall, they donated $1,000 to our Friends of the Katy Library.  

Welcome Back, Here's a Reading Suggestion

Reading - clipart provided by Clker.comYou know what... you're not alone.  People come in to the library every day and tell us "I haven't been in the library since I was in school."  We are excited to have you back.  And to get you started on figuring out what to read, click here for an article that gives you a book suggestion based on your favorite book as a child.  Welcome back!

One Skein Away

You just finished a needlework project and have a skein or two of yarn left over.  Do you add it to your pile of hodge podge yarn?  Or do you go to the library and check out a one-skein book for ideas on how to make something useful with so little.  Click here for a list of what we have.

Friends Annual Book Sale & Raffle

BooksThe big day is coming - Saturday, 3/15 from 9:00am - 6:00pm.  The Friends of the Katy Library will be holding their annual book sale at the VFW Hall in Katy (6202 George Bush Drive).  As an extra bonus, there will be a raffle for two signed copies of Sue Grafton novels: "W is for Wasted" and "Kinsey & Me Stories".  Tickets will be available at 3 for $1.00 with two separate drawings after the book sale concludes.

Your Local Senior Center

Fussell Senior CenterYour local Fussell Senior Center building is almost 2 years old.  Have you checked it out yet?  Why not make March the month you do.  Activities for March include Body Boogie, pinochle, crochet, bingo, dancing, and more!  For more information and to see their monthly schedule, click here.

Gen Squad Webinar

Brick WallHit a brick wall in your family research? This Monday (2/24) at 2:00pm is the Genealogy Squad's lesson of the month: "Brick Wall Tips". Come watch the video lesson and help each other scale the walls.

What is He Trying to Tell Me?

What Dogs WantDo you ever look at your dog and wish he could just speak English??? Arden Moore put together a book of 100 of your dog's most common postures, expressions, sounds, and actions: What Dogs Want. Even better, you get expert advice from veterinarians on whether or not they're even worth a response. It's like a Dog-English dictionary.  

Tax Forms Are In

Uncle SamThe 2013 tax forms and instruction booklets have arrived!  Check the display in our lobby for the form you need.  If we don't have it, stop by the Reference Desk inside to see about getting one printed.  Also, if you want the freedom of an expert doing your taxes - for free - come see our AARP Tax-Aide volunteers every Tuesday, from 12:30-4:30pm.  In case of a crowd, arrive by 3:00pm and you're ensured a spot in line.

100 Best Books to Read

What to Read???Can't decide what to read next?  Amazon.com just put out a list of the "100 Books to Read in a Lifetime".  Let's get started!

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