September is back to school time, and the time for new beginnings.   The Katy Branch Library is planning a new storytime, a multilingual storytime, featuring Spanish, Chinese, and Hindi.  This storytime will begin on Monday, September 13, 11:00 to 11:30 am.  Watch the Katy Branch Library website and this blog for more information.

Clueless on the Computer?

ComputerWe can help!  We have a variety of ways to help you with your computer needs – at whatever level you’re learning.  Every Thursday at 11:00am we offer a Basic Computer Help hour.  You come with whatever has stumped you lately, and one of our librarians will walk you through it.  On the last Thursday of each month we focus this meeting on using our online library databases.  These are subscriptions we pay for so that you can use them for free (most of them accessible from home

Job Search Seminar Series is Back

Workforce Solutions is here again to present its timely and practical Job Search Seminar Series.  This time the sessions are held on alternate Thursday afternoons from 1:00 - 3:00p.m.  The topics  include: evaluating your skills and developing a plan; creating references, cover and thank you letters; networking and using the internet; and interviewing.  Check our calendar for the exact date and topic.

New Books Galore

Full BookshelvesOur new books are overflowing the shelves this month.  Help us out by taking home the latest Sharyn McCrumb novel: The Devil Amongst the Lawyers.  Or maybe your interest lies in gardening?  Try Grow Fruit by Alan Buckingham.  But if your interest lies in completely other directions:


Tuesday, August 3, is our last special summer reading program for kids.  Mick Corley will entertain using music, magic, mime, puppets, and more.  His 2:00 show is sure to bring a lot of laughs.  Tickets are required and may be picked up on Monday, August 2.