Katy

Summer Reading Starts Monday

RainRain, rain, go away.  Summer Reading starts on Monday.  Ok, not a super poem, but our Superhero Summer starts next week!  Registrations go live Monday for all ages to track their reading and earn prizes.  New this year: you get online badges to show just how much of a masked marvel you are.  Click here on Monday to get started.

What Do I Read Next?

ReadingThe 2015 Summer Reading Program is almost here (starting June 1), but you may be having trouble deciding what to read next.  Apart from asking your local librarian or doing online searches (What Should I Read Next.com), why not click here to take a look at what Bill Gates is hoping you'll read this summer.

Closed on Monday for Memorial Day

Memorial DayDon't forget: we're closed on Monday, 5/25, for Memorial Day.  Come back and see us later next week for these events: Toddler Time, Tech Help Hours, Knotty & Nice Club, Preschool Storytime, Book & Bite Club, ESL Vocabulary, Spanish Computer Class, and Yoga.   

COMICPALOOZA

The Texas International Comic Convention or Comicpalooza will be held this weekend at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston.  Check out the guests and special events at this year’s convention here: http://www.comicpalooza.com/.


Stop by the library for a coupon for $5.00 off the admission price.

GENEALOGY SQUAD

Hone your research skills with our genealogy webinar this month.  The topic on Monday, May 18 will be: Top 10 Genealogy Tips.  The Genealogy Squad meets every Monday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. with special lessons on the last Monday of every month.

Repurposing Household Items into the Garden

GardeningIn case you missed it earlier this Spring, we're bringing back our Garden Club meeting on repurposing those household items into the garden.  Don't throw it away - take it outside!  Learn how next Thursday, 5/14 at 11:00am.

ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE PROGRAM

On Saturday, May 2, the Katy Branch Library celebrated the Korean culture.  The program included food tasting, dancing, martial arts, music, and beautiful traditional costumes.  The program was a huge success!

Korean Festival

KoreaTomorrow, we're celebrating Korean culture at our annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival.  From 1:00-3:00pm, come to see over 60 dancers and entertainers, plus food and activities.   

Civil War Ancestors

Civil War soldierThis coming Monday, 4/27 at 2:00pm we'll be learning how to find more information on our Civil War era ancestors.  Drop by and join the Gen Squad!

PAWS IN THE PARK

Bring your dog out for some fun at the annual Spring Fling in the Katy Dog Park.  This year’s event will be held on Saturday, May 2 from 9:00 to noon.  Pet registration and pet photography will be available. Admission to the event is one can or bag of dog food per dog which will be donated to a local shelter.  

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