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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!

STORYTIMES

The Katy Branch Library will have storytimes the week of December 28.  We’ll be following our normal schedule as follows.
Baby Time, Monday  10:15 a.m.
Toddlertime, Tuesday  10:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime, Thursday  10:15 and 11:00 a.m.

We look forward to seeing you for stories, music, and fun!

TWEEN LEGO CHALLENGE

Teens and Tweens bring your creativity to our first ever Christmas themed Lego challenge.  We'll have prizes for the best builds.  The challenge will be held on Tuesday, December 15 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.  For ages 10 and up only.

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