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Word Crafters Meet Tonight

Baldwin Boettcher’s writing group Word Crafters are still meeting at Lone Star College – North Harris every Wednesday at 5:30 pm.  We do prompts, discuss projects, share, and encourage.  If you like to write, come join us.  We would love to see you! 

Word Crafters is Back


Yes, Word Crafters is back.  We will be meeting again where Baldwin Boettcher is temporarily stationed at Lone Star College – North Harris on W. W. Thorne.  We have had a couple meetings so far, and will be working on spreading the word.  It will be every Wednesday at 5:30 pm on the 3rd floor of the college library in the “Makerspace” area.   So come join us to share discuss and inspire!

Spin a Yarn Still Meets

We are happy to announce that our very loved group, “Spin A Yarn” has been able to continue to meet at Lone Star College – North Harris.  They join together to share and truly spin a yarn every Wednesday at 2 pm on the 3rd floor of the college library in the “Maker Space” area.  Come join us!

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!

Pages by the Pint Book Club

  Join us at No Label Brewery on Tuesday, September 19th at 8:00pm as we discuss "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. 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!

Build a Better World... Volunteer!

At the Maud Marks Library, we have a very giving community.  Our food drive this summer filled our box and then some for Katy Christian Ministries.  But it is now time to celebrate our community's giving spirit is another way through our annual volunteer fair!  This Saturday, the Maud Marks Library will be hosting our third annual volunteer fair for the Katy community.  Groups participating this year include Child Advocates, West Houston Assistance Ministries, CAPS, Texas Children's Hospital, Krause Center, and more.  Come out between 10 AM- 2 PM to learn all about the many groups in the Katy area looking to make our community a better place!  Find out how you can give back to your neighbors.  Thank you for being such a loving community!

Katy Summer Nights

Katy Summer Nights 2017 starts next Friday, June 9th at 8pm with a showing of "Norm of the North."  This event takes place at the VFW Park at 6202 George Bush Drive.  This event is free to the public, but children must be under parental supervision.  Complimentary popcorn will be offered.  For more information, please visit the City of Katy website!

May Pages by the Pint Book Club

The Pages by the Pint Book Club May meeting is coming up at No Label Brewery on Tuesday, May 23 at 8 PM! Join us for beer, books, and bonding. The book is Fates and Furies by Laura Groff. There is still plenty of time to read it and you can check out a copy at the front desk at the Katy Branch Library.  Also, 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!

 

Make a Difference in Your Community!

Volunteer instructors are needed to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, citizenship, and adult literacy in our community.  Training and materials are provided along with flexible scheduling. Make a difference in your community today. If you are interested in volunteering as a tutor for ESL, citizenship, or literacy classes, please contact the Northwest Branch Library for more information.You can reach us at 281-890-2665 or you can email us at NW@HCPL.NET .

Celebrate Local Artist!

The Maud Marks Library invites YOU to come celebrate local artists with us this week.  We have so many opportunities for you to meet the many artist living here in Katy and the Houston area.  First, join us tonight, Monday April 17, at 6:30 pm as Gilberto Mello talks about his art and creative process.  Rick Spacek will be here tomorrow, Tuesday April 18 at 6:30 to give his artist talk and show ups what it takes to carve wood.  On Thursday April 20 at 3:30, Zineb Trifi will be at a very special TeenMakers to show teens and pre-teens the creative side of painting.  

Finally, on Friday April 21, join all our artists for a special Meet the Artist reception at 7 PM.  Come view theier work and find out how they get their inspiration!

Come join us as we Celebrate Local Artists this month!

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