Misty W's blog

Little Buddies needed for Spring Book Buddies Session

 

It's time to sign up your little ones for our Book Buddies program!

Book Buddies is a free program that brings children and adults together to share the joy of reading. It pairs trained adult volunteers (Big Buddies) with children in K-3rd grades (Little Buddies.) For 10 weeks, the Buddies meet once a week for 45 minutes of shared reading.

Our meetings will be Mondays at 5:00pm. The dates for the program are 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/5, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, and 4/16.

Applications for the Little Buddies can be obtained at the Katy Branch Library. Please contact Children's Librarian, Misty Wright with any questions. misty.wright@hcpl.net. - Misty

Storytime Takes a Holiday Break

There will be no story times offered at the Katy Library during the holiday break.  We will resume our regular story time schedule with Baby Time on January 8, 2018 at 10:15am.  

 

Our regular story time hours are as follows:

Baby Time (birth-18months)          Mondays, 10:15am

Toddler Time (18months - 3yrs)    Tuesdays, 10:15am and 11:00am

Preschool Story Time (3-5yrs)      Thursdays, 10:15am and 11:00am

Enjoy your holidays and see you in January!

Pages by the Pint Book Club December

 Pages by the Pint Book Club will take place at No Label Brewery on Tuesday, December 19th at 8:00pm as we discuss "Missoula" by Jon Krakauer. Join us for beer, books, and bonding.   Please bring your own lawn chair to the book club as seating is limited. Outside food and non-alcoholic drinks are welcome. See you then!

Homework Help

 Need help researching your paper? Don't know how to get started? Stuck on that math or science problem? We can help!  The Katy Library is offering a weekly Homework Help session, Wednesday nights, at 5:00pm. Help will be available for basic homework issues and questions. We can also help go over your child's homework with them. These sessions are intended to assist children and teens with homework questions. If we don't know the answer, we will try our best to find it!

Pages by the Pint Book Club November

Join us at No Label Brewery on Tuesday, November 28th at 8:00pm as we discuss "Still Alice" by Lisa Genova. Join us for beer, books, and bonding. Outside food and non-alcoholic drinks are welcome. Books are available at the Katy Libary. See you thene!

Thanksgiving Holiday Closures

The Katy Library wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving holiday.  We will close at 5:00pm on Wednesday, November 22 and remain closed until Monday, November 27, 2017.  

All story times for the week have been cancelled and will resume on Monday, November 27, 2017.

 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017   Open 1:00pm-5:00pm

Thursday, November 23, 2017       CLOSED

Friday, November 24, 2017            CLOSED

Saturday, November 25, 2017        CLOSED

 

Have a great Turkey Day!!

 

Teen Movie

This Friday, November 10th,  we will be starting a new program at the Katy Library.  We will show a movie for teens or have an afternoon of video gaming every Friday at 3:30pm.   Our first selection will be Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," a Warner Brothers Film.  This movie is intended for teens and is rated PG-13.

Fiesta Hispana a Success!

Our Fiesta Hispana program celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month was a huge success!  The Katy Library would like to thank all volunteers, participants and attendees for making this a great year.  Everyone really enjoyed the music, dancing, learning about the culture and of course, the snacks!  Once again, thank you all so much!  We can't wait for next year!

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations

                Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Katy Library on October 14, 2017.  We have two great programs for you to enjoy.  

At 11:00 am, guitarist Kyle Comer, of Da Camera of Houston, will present a "concert talk" celebrating Hispanic heritage.  His group will perform and discuss music and composers of Hispanic heritage, bringing a multicultural musical performance to our library and hoping to help families connect to our diverse city!

 

At 1:00 pm, we will have our Fiesta Hispana, our annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.  There will be dance performances, musical performances and traditional foods.

  

An Afternoon with YA author Cassandra Rose Clarke

For Teens Read Week, Cassandra Rose Clarke, author of the Assassin's Curse series will be here to discuss her books and what it's like to be a YA author. If you have any questions about becoming a teen writer, here is your chance to find out from an accomplished YA author.

 

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