DOWNLOADING eBOOKS AND MOVIES

Did you know your library card gives you access to movies, TV shows, and magazines, as well as books?  Our eMedia class on Saturday, February 4 at 1:000 p.m. will go over how to download FREE books and magazines from Overdrive. Also, how to stream movies/TV shows on Hoopla. Bringing your mobile devices (iPad/Android/Kindle, etc.) is optional but recommended. 

Last chance for Little Buddies

This is the last week to get your kids signed up 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 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17.

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.

SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP

Have you dreamed of having your own business?  The Katy Branch Library will host a small business workshop on Saturday, January 28 at 1:00 p.m.  Learn how to get started in becoming your own boss!

Fan of the Houston Astros?

Attention Houston Astros fans!  As many of you know, Jeff Bagwell has been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2017. He is the second player in franchise history to earn this great achievement!  In celebration of this, fans can attend a fan pep rally on Monday, January 23rd at Minute Maid Park.  This event is free and open to the public.  Doors open at 4pm and the program starts at 6pm.  Several former Astros will be in attendance to celebrate and congratulate Bagwell on his great accomplishment.What a great opportunity for any baseball fan to see and be a little part of history!  For more information, go to the Astros website.

LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE


Want to learn a new language?  Check out our new database, Pronunciator. Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn with lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more.  Also included are free apps for Android, Apple and Kindle Fire devices.