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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.

YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB

On December 8 at 5:30 p.m., the teen book group will discuss Kazuo Ishiguro’s, Never Let Me Go.  Haven’t read the book?  Come anyway, enjoy some yummy snacks and share your thoughts on your favorite books.

HOLIDAY POTPOURRI BOUTIQUE

The Friends of the Katy Branch Library will hold a holiday boutique on Thursday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  The boutique will feature crafts, holiday goodies, and books suitable for holiday gifts.  The Friends provide funding for all programs for the Katy Library.  

RESUME WRITING

Do you need to create a resume that will grab a potential employer’s attention?  The Katy Branch Library will offer a free class on Monday, November 23 at 10:30 a.m. Learn to create a resume using one of the many templates available on Microsoft Word 2013.  Learn how to customize the templates to tailor specific needs as well as learn tips to make yourself stand out to recruiters.  Basic computer skills and Microsoft Word skills are required.  

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.

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