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Work Like Google

How Google WorksIf you're starting a new business or managing one that needs the "refresh" button pushed, take a look at How Google Works by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg.  They reveal the decisions and methods used from the beginning that's made Google the success that it is.  

ESL for Your Health

HealthJanuary is a good time to start something new.  If you know someone who wants to improve their English as a Second Language skills, this is the time.  Our topic for January will be Health - every Friday at 3:30pm (followed by Spanish Computer Class at 4:30pm).

Wreaths Around Town

Christmas wreathHave you noticed the beautiful wreaths on the corners around downtown Katy?  Take a drive this weekend and see who sponsored them.  Click here for a cheatsheet.

Santa's All Over Katy

SantaDid you see Santa is stopping by to get his picture taken with you at the library this Saturday?  Well, he's also all over Katy on other days visiting people and helping to gather donations of food and toys.  Take a look at the local schedule here.   

ESL for Shopping

Shopping¿Necesitan aprender Inglés?  Know someone who needs to learn English?  In December, we'll be featuring ESL for Shopping on Fridays at 3:30pm.  Bring a friend to increase their shopping vocabulary and then stay for the Spanish Computer Class at 4:30pm.

 

All Things DIY

Easy Fixes for Everyday ThingsSomething just broke at home this weekend, didn't it?  Maybe just a little scratch?  Maybe you should go buy a banana to fix it.  Wonder why?  Check out Easy Fixes for Everyday Things from the Reader's Digest Association.  

Computers Can Help Your Holiday

HolidaysLet your computer make your holiday to-do list easier.  Take advantage of our holiday computer classes starting next week:

eBay for the Holidays - Monday, 11/17 at 10:00am

Etsy for the Holidays - Thursday, 11/20 at 10:00am

Microsoft Word for Christmas Cards - Monday, 11/24 at 10:00am

Get to Know Your Plants

PlantJust how well do you know your plants?  Come show off your garden know-how at our upcoming Garden Club meeting on Thursday, 11/13 at 11:00am.  We'll be playing Name That Plant - with a prize for the garden know-it-all. 

Community Camp Out

CampingThe City of Katy Parks Department is hosting a new event coming up.  The Community Camp Out!  It's geared toward families with young children and will be held at VFW Park from 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 8 until 10 a.m. on Sunday, November 9.  Participants will be responsible for bringing their own tents, sleeping bags, etc.  The City will provide food and activities including an outdoor movie (Swiss Family Robinson), campfires, a story teller, and a tree planting lesson. There is no fee to participate, but they are asking folks to register in advance to make sure they have enough supplies on hand for everyone.  Contact the Parks Department at 281-391-4840 for further details and registration.

No Waiting for Bill O'Reilly

Killing PattonWhen Bill O'Reilly comes out with a new "killing" book, the library request list skyrockets. His latest Killing Patton has over 200 requests today. But, the earlier "killing" books are available - no wait list! Try out Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, or Killing Jesus while you're waiting for Killing Patton.

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