Donatta C.'s blog

RAINBOW ROWELL FANS

This month’s teen book club will be discussing Rainbow Rowell’s novel, Fangirl.  Join us on Tuesday, March 8 at 5:30 p.m. for a lively discussion and yummy snacks!  The teen book club meets the second Tuesday of every month.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DR. SEUSS

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with us on Wednesday, March 2, 4:10 p.m. 

Watch a Dr. Seuss movie and have some birthday cake!  

TAX TIME

We have received the 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ forms and instruction booklets.  They are located in the library lobby.  The AARP volunteers will be here on Tuesdays from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. to help you prepare your taxes.  It is a first come, first served basis, so be prepared to wait.  Please be here by 3:00 p.m. to ensure your place in line.

COMPUTER MOUSE PRACTICE

If you’re new to using a computer mouse, it can take a little time getting the hang of it.  Practice your mouse skills at our Mousercise class on Saturday, February 13 at 1:00 p.m.  There will be a presentation followed by plenty of fun practice games that will improve your dexterity and make you a pro in no time!

YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB

Hey teens, join us for a lively discussion of The Book Thief, Tuesday, February 9 at 5:30 p.m.  Haven’t read the book, come anyway to help select books for future meetings.

SPANISH BOOK CLUB/CLUB DE LIBROS HISPANOS

Join the Katy Library’s Spanish Book Club for lively book discussions the first Wednesday of each month.  The club will meet Wednesday, February 3 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss Detras de la Lluvia by Joaquin M. Barrero.

READ HARDER CHALLENGE

Would you like to challenge yourself this year by reading in different genres?  Join the Katy Library staff as we attempt to complete Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge 2016.  The form for the challenge can be found on their website or stop by the library to pick up a form.  Click here to find a list of suggested titles provided by NYPL.  Stop by the library and keep us updated on how you are doing.

KNOTTY AND NICE CLUB

Do you like to knit or crochet?  Would you like to learn this fun, relaxing craft?  The Katy Knotty and Nice Club is the place to do both.  This fun, lively group meets every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the library’s meeting room.  Bring your project to work on or bring some yarn and needles, and our experienced knitters will get you started.

KEYBOARDING FOR KIDS

Hey, kids, become a Keyboard Ninja!  Learn to type faster instead of hunting and pecking.  Classes begin Thursday, January 7 at 4:15 p.m.  This class will help you when we start our Robotics programs, which will begin soon.    

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

The Staff at the Katy Branch Library wish you a happy and safe New Year!  The library will close at 5:00 on Thursday, December 31 and remain closed through the weekend.  We’ll reopen on Monday, January 4 at 10:00 a.m. See you in the New Year!

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