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Katy's Most Popular Books for 2014

Takedown Twenty by Janet EvanovichWhat books did you check out from the Katy Library last year?  Here are the top 5 of Katy’s most circulated adult books for 2014:
Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovich
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
Flat Belly Diet
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

Bye Bye Christmas Tree

Christmas tree from Clker.comI know, it's hard to say goodbye.  But, the City of Katy Public Works Department does curbside Christmas tree recycling for a limited time.  Contact them at 281-391-4820 to schedule your pickup.

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. 

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