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PAGES BY THE PINT BOOK CLUB

 

For all you night owls and social butterflies, we have a new book club coming in April! The Pages by the Pint Book Club will be held at No Label Brewery on Tuesday, April 11 at 8 PM! Join us for beer, books, and bonding. Our first book is Life After Life by Kate Atkinson. You can check out a copy at the front desk. Also, please bring your own lawn chair to the book club as seating is limited. Outside food and non-alcoholic drinks are welcome. See you then!

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE

Are you looking for some great bargains and a way to help the library?  Stop by the Katy Branch Library on Saturday, March 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the Friends of the Library Book Sale.  Adult Hardcover books will sell for $1.00, paperbacks will sell for 50 cents, and all children’s books will be 3 for $1.00.  The book sale will also include DVDs, which will sell for $1.00.  All of the profits from the book sale go to support the library’s programs.

KATY GARDEN CLUB

t’s time to start your spring planting!  If you need help getting started, come to the Katy Library Garden Club on Thursday, March 9 at 11:00 a.m.  We’ll be presenting our new garden books and sharing ideas and tips for our gardens.  The Katy Garden Club meets the second Thursday of every month.

eBOOKS, ONLINE MAGAZINES AND MOVIES

Did you know your library card gives you access to movies, TV shows, and magazines, as well as books?  Our eMedia class on Saturday, March 4 at 1:000 p.m. will go over how to download FREE books and magazines from Overdrive. Also, learn how to stream movies/TV shows on Hoopla. Bringing your mobile devices (iPad/Android/Kindle, etc.) is optional but recommended. 

HOBBIES AND CRAFTS

                                                

Do you enjoy collecting, knitting, model building, or are you looking for a new idea to do crafts with your child?  Harris County Public Library has a Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center database that you can access anytime.  Just go to www.hcpl.net, click on Databases, and Crafts and Home to find the Hobby and Craft Reference Center to see the wonderful resources and ideas available.

TEEN BOOK CLUB

The Teen book club will meet Tuesday, February 14 at 4:30 p.m.  This month’s book selection is, It Ain’t so Awful, Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas.  All teens are invited to join us for yummy snacks and a fun discussion.

EASY HOME COMPOSTING

The Katy Garden Club will meet on Thursday, February 9 at 11:00 a.m.  Jean, Harris County Master Gardener, will present various methods of easy composting for your garden.  Jean is very knowledgeable and has some unique composting ideas to share.

DOWNLOADING eBOOKS AND MOVIES

Did you know your library card gives you access to movies, TV shows, and magazines, as well as books?  Our eMedia class on Saturday, February 4 at 1:000 p.m. will go over how to download FREE books and magazines from Overdrive. Also, how to stream movies/TV shows on Hoopla. Bringing your mobile devices (iPad/Android/Kindle, etc.) is optional but recommended. 

SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP

Have you dreamed of having your own business?  The Katy Branch Library will host a small business workshop on Saturday, January 28 at 1:00 p.m.  Learn how to get started in becoming your own boss!

LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE


Want to learn a new language?  Check out our new database, Pronunciator. Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn with lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more.  Also included are free apps for Android, Apple and Kindle Fire devices. 

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