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BEAUTIFUL TRANSFORMATION

The Katy Branch Library is celebrating Citizenship Month and the many faces of Houston and Harris County.   Embracing and honoring our diversity is our theme for the month.  Stop by the library to create your own origami butterfly and leave a special message.  Check out our Painted Lady caterpillars who will transform into beautiful butterflies very soon!

YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB

Hey, Teens!  The Katy Branch library is holding their first book club just for you on Tuesday, November 10 at 5:30 p.m.  This month we will discuss the book, I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson.  Haven’t read the book?  Come anyway.  The discussion should be fun and entice you to read the book when you have a chance.

TODDLERTIME ON ELECTION DAY

The Katy Branch Library will be a voting location for the upcoming November 3 election.  Parking may be limited at times, but library customers may park in the courthouse parking lot.  Since the voting will take place in the library’s meeting room, an abbreviated Toddlertime will be held in the back of the library.

HALLOWEEN FUN

Celebrate Halloween at the Katy Branch Library with a Halloween movie and craft on Wednesday, October 28.  The movie will begin at 5:00 with craft time afterwards.  Don’t forget to wear your costume! 

PUMPKIN FUN

Stop by the Katy Branch Library and check out our painted pumpkins.  While you’re here check out some books to prepare for a Happy Halloween.  We have books for creating the perfect costume or party, as well as scary books.  See you soon!

NEW SAT PRACTICE EXAM

Get ready for the redesigned version of the SAT, which is coming in March 2016.  Take a free SAT exam courtesy of Kaplan Test Prep.  The Katy Branch Library will host the exam on Saturday, November 7 at 10:30 a.m.  Registration is required.  Register online at kaptest.com/college.  Call the library at 281-391-3509 for more information.

U.S. CITIZENSHIP CLASS

The Katy Branch Library will offer an 8 week class to help prepare for the U.S. Citizenship test.  The classes will start on Monday, October 5 at 4:30 p.m. and meet every Monday through November 23.  Call the library at 281-391-3509 to register.

FIESTA HISPANA

                                                    

The Katy Branch Library will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on Saturday, September 26 at 1:00 p.m.  Join us for dancing, food, crafts, and games as we celebrate the Hispanic culture.

INTRO TO LINKEDIN

Looking for a job, and /or want to do some networking?  LinkedIn is a great place to start.  This professional website will help you build your networking contacts and promote your job skills.  Join us in the computer lab on Monday, September 21 at 10:30 a.m. to learn how to create a profile, navigate LinkedIn, and upload an online resume.  Basic computer knowledge is strongly recommended. Please contact the library for more information, 281-391-3509.

SAVE THE DATE!

It’s almost time for our annual Fiesta Hispana.  This year the Katy Library will be celebrating on Saturday, September 26 at 1:00 p.m.  Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with traditional dancing, music, and games.

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