Summer Teen Volunteers Wanted!

High school teens!  Are you looking for a worthwhile activity to help out your community this summer?   Needing volunteer hours for school or to put on your college or job application?  Then the Katy Branch is the place for you - our summer teen volunteer program needs YOU!  Call or come by the library for more information.

Nominate a Special Tree in Katy

TreeDo you know of a historic tree in Katy that should be celebrated for its importance?  Nominate it to be one of the 2012 Legacy Trees.  The Keep Katy Beautiful group is gathering suggestions and will be announcing the 2012 selections at the City Council meeting on June 11.  For more information, check out the City of Katy website.


    It's springtime, and the ducklings are swimming in the pond at Mary Jo Peckham Park. Stop by the library with your children and check out some of our books on ducks, then head over to the park to watch the real live ducklings.  Keep in mind, though, that bread is not a nutritious meal for ducks. Please do not feed them bread.

Microsoft Excel 2007 is Back!

Excel 2007Starting Tuesday, April 24 Microsoft Excel 2007 classes are back! Learn the basics of Excel to create tables of data as well as dynamic charts. One hour classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday. Morning sessions start at 10:15 AM both days, and afternoon sessions are held at 5:30 PM on Tuesdays, and 4:30 PM on Thursdays.


The Katy Branch Library is pleased to have The Houston Grand Opera  perform, The Clever Wife, on Monday April 23 at 4:00 pm.  Based on a popular Chinese folktale, this opera explores the difference between wisdom and knowledge when a young wife must rescue her foolish husband from a magistrate's impossible tasks.  Don't miss this amazing free performance!