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LEARN TO CODE

Learn the basics of computer coding using interactive games such as Star Wars, Minecraft, Frozen, and Flappy Birds.  Basic computer knowledge is recommended.  Saturday, May 21 at 1:00 p.m. in the library’s computer lab.

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

Polish up your resume in our class on Wednesday, May 11 at 6:00 p.m.  The class will focus on basic resume techniques: formatting, fonts, punctuation, titles, etc., using Microsoft Word 2013. Basic computer skills are strongly recommended. There will be time set aside for a Q&A session towards the end of the class. 

YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB

The young adult book club will meet in May after taking a month off.  The book to be discussed is the awesome graphic novel, Nimona by Noelle Stevenson.  Stop by the library and pick up your copy at the front desk.  The discussion is sure to be lively!  The group will meet on Tuesday, May 10 at 5:30 p.m. and is open to all teens.  Hope to see you there!

READING TO YOUR KIDS

You’ve probably heard that reading to your children has many great benefits.    

Here are some great classics that you and your children will enjoy together.

AUTHOR ALERTS

Would you love to be the first to know when the library has purchased your favorite author’s newest book?  Sign up with HCPL’s Author Alerts to get notified by email or text message when the Library orders new titles by your favorite authors or performers!  

ADULT GARDEN CLUB

The Katy Adult Garden Club will meet on Thursday, April 14 at 11:00 a.m.  This month we’ll be exploring creative was to make labels for your garden plants.  Don’t forget we also have a seed exchange program.  Bring any seeds you’d like to share and exchange them for some you’d like to try.

COMPUTER CODING BASICS

Are you interested in learning computer coding?  Learn basic coding on Wednesday, March 30 at 4:30 p.m. in the Katy Library Computer Lab. Coding will be taught using a fun, self-paced Star Wars game from code.org.  Basic computer knowledge is recommended.  

HAPPY EASTER!

The Katy Branch Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 24 and remained closed through the weekend.  The library will open on Monday, March 29 at 10:00 a.m. with regular library hours.

FREE TAX HELP WITH AARP

There are only a few weeks left to get your taxes done.  The AARP Volunteers will be at the Katy Branch Library on Tuesdays, March 22, March 29, April 5, and April 12 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. to help you file your taxes.  Help is available on a first come, first served basis.  Please arrive by 3:00 p.m. to ensure your place in line.

USING PINTEREST

Pinterest is a visual tool that you can use to find ideas for all your projects.  It allows you to not only discover creative ideas but to organize and save them.  Learn how it works on Saturday, March 12 at 1:00 p.m. in the Katy Library Computer Lab.  No registration is necessary, but basic computer proficiency is required.

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