travel

Wear Your Travel T-shirt on July 31st

T-shirtJoin the staff of the Katy Library and come in wearing your favorite travel T-shirt this next Wednesday (July 31st).  Be it downtown Houston or downtown Ljubljana, we want to see!

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Aloha Summer!

It's summer!  What are your travel plans for these lazy months?  What about a (virtual) trip to Hawaii?  Join us next Tuesday night at 7 PM as Dora Morton takes us all around paradise.  Discover Hawaiian Island Volcanoes National Park, the vibrant shores of Waikiki Beach, the dramatic cliffs of the Napali Coast on Kauai, and more! We can't wait to find out all these Pacific islands have to offer and see the incredible beauty from right here in our air conditioned library.  Seating for this and most programs is limited, so click here to register for this or other programs at the library.

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Next Stop--New Zealand

New Zealand Countryside

We’ve already enjoyed our trip to Japan and now, with our Summer Traveling Series, we’re off to New Zealand. Join us as the AAUW’s Travelmania group presents an introduction to the county of New Zealand. You will not only get to see the wonderful sights of this beautiful country, you will also learn about visiting from an experienced traveler.

Plus, you will have a chance to win a $20 gift card from a local bookstore at the end of the presentation. We’ll see you on Monday, June 17th, at 2pm in the Earl Elliott Room. 

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Ready for Summer Travel

Katy Air flight attendants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It's finally here - summer reading!  The theme is "Have Book - Will Travel", and we'll help you along the way.  Our flight attendants are ready, and the checkin desk opens at 10:00am on Monday, 6/03/13.  Come travel with us this summer!

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Oh, the Places You Will Go, When You Open a Book!

Have you ever wanted to  travel back in time?  Do you day dream of faraway places and wonder what it would be like? Just grab a book. Here are a few that I think you will enjoy.

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Don't Be Rude on Vacation

Behave Yourself!In a rude world, a nice person shines like a diamond.  Learn how to shine with any culture by checking out Behave Yourself!: the Essential Guide to International Etiquette by Michael Powell.
 

 

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Travel to 400 Places

World's Best Travel ExperiencesI'm smitten with a new travel book that just came out: World's Best Travel Experiences: 400 Extraordinary Places.  Since it's published by National Geographic, you know the photos are great.  But, if you're like me, you'll be putting post-its on pages and dreaming of when you'll go.

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Time to travel

Travel, VacationGet away from the stresses of work, school, and your daily routine.  Plan now and you could be enjoying beautiful Italy or relaxing at the Bahamas.  Stop dreaming about your dream vacation and live it!  We have wonderful books sitting on our shelves waiting for you to whisk them away to exciting destinations. Find romance in Germany, discover

Mental Travel Escapes

A Year in the WorldIt may not be possible to take a real vacation this summer, but if you’re weary of the Texas heat and humidity, you can plan your dream trip -- and find some stress relief and mental escape -- all without leaving home or even spending a dime.  Here are some audiobooks that will send you magically elsewhere while you are coping with Houston traffic on a 99-degree afternoon.

 

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The Most Yummy Texas Vittles Around

Just in time for summer travel, Lynn Beckwith, local travel expert, will be presenting "Road Trip Vittles: Great Texas Food Stops".  If you want to know the best places to shop and eat while on the road, come join us on Saturday, June 16, at 1:00 p.m. in the library Meeting Room. No registration is required. For more information, please contact the library at 281-360-6804. 

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