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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.

TEENS VOTE FOR THE 2015 TOP TEN

Teens cast your votes for your favorite titles for the 2015 Teens’ Top Ten sponsored by the American Library Association.  All teens aged 12-18 are eligible to participate in the voting process and you can vote for up to three of your favorite titles from the list of 24 nominees. Check out the nominee book trailers and vote at http://www.ala.org/yalsa/reads4teens/read4teens.

SPANISH BOOK CLUB/CLUB DE LIBROS HISPANOS

The Katy Library hosts a Spanish Book Club the first Wednesday of every month. 
Les invitamos a que todos los meses se reúna con nosotros para converser sobre un libro.  The Club will meet Wednesday, September 2 at 6:00 p.m.  This month’s book will be Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club/El Club de la Buena Estrella.

iPAD CLASS

Want to learn new ways to use your iPad?  Join us on Wednesday, August 19 at 6:00 p.m. to discover different ways to use your device.  Discover how to download useful and fun apps.  You will also be able to ask individual questions after the presentation, so bring your iPad with you!

CITY OF KATY BACK TO SCHOOL BASH

Katy families are invited to an end of summer bash on August 14, 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. in downtown Katy.  A street dance along with vendor booths, a kid’s fun zone, and a Taste of Katy  restaurant contest will be among the activities offered.  Entry fees are school supplies or a back pack with all proceeds benefiting the YMCA’s Operation Backpack.

PARTY! PARTY! PARTY!

Teens and tweens join us for our last summer program as we party with games, snacks, and crafts.  We’ll have the Dance 4 wii as well as other games and a craft table.  For ages 10 and up.

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