Stay Cool: Essential Computer Skills for the Holidays

Cool ElfDo you have a million photos on your digital camera? Attend our workshop from 2 to 4:00 PM this Saturday, November 19, in the computer lab to free up memory space and get your files organized.
Not quite sure what to get that special someone for Christmas yet? How about an eReader device or tablet computer? Attend our technology petting zoo on Saturday December 3 from 2:30 to 4:30 PM and sample devices like iPad2, Amazon Kindle, B&N Nook, Sony Reader and more.
Are you dreading the idea of addressing all those holiday cards by hand? From 11 AM to 1:00 PM on December 3, we’ll show you how to convert a list of contacts into printable holiday labels using Microsoft Word 2007 Mail Merge. This season, make Katy one of your destinations for holiday survival skills.
 

Holiday Fun Coming Soon

We'll all be celebrating Thanksgiving soon, but right around the corner on Thursday, November 29 at 5:30pm, is the City of Katy Tree Lighting and Holiday in the Park, at Katy Heritage Park with lots of family fun.  And speaking of lots of family fun, make plans now to attend our Holiday Kickoff Day on Saturday, December 3 here at the library, but more about that later!

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Fall Family Night

                The weather has turned cooler and fall is definitely in the air.  Celebrate fall at our family storytime on Wednesday, November 16 from 6:30 to 7:30.  We’ll have stories and songs and children will make an awesome scarecrow.  See you there!        

Most Popular Adult Fiction Titles This Year

If you're in between books and looking for a new author to try, why not give in to peer pressure.  These are the 10 most checked-out titles for new adult fiction this year:

Home for a SpellHome for a Spell by Madelyn Alt

A Dead Man's SecretA Dead Man's Secret by Simon Beaufort

New Book Club at the Katy Library

Book Club?  (clipart by clker.com)Beginning in January, the Katy Library will launch a new book club, and we want YOU to join us!  Please contact us by commenting here, calling the branch, or stopping in to let us know what days, what times, and what types of books you're interested in.  (So far, the responses have been for an evening group on a weekday reading a variety of topics.)