Katy

TEENS AND TWEENS

Get ready for the Olympics.  Join us on Monday, July 25 at 2:30 p.m. to watch the movie Cool Runnings.  To enhance your movie experience, we’ll provide plenty of drinks and snacks.  For ages 10 and up.

Summer Programs You Don't Want to Miss!!

There are just three weeks left to our summer program!  It's so hard to believe.  Here at the Katy Library, we still have some excellent programs for your school age children to enjoy!  

 

Tuesday, July 19, 2016,  2:30 pm:  Come to the library and learn how to Get Fit with Toro from the Texans!  

                                                               Tickets are handed out starting an hour before the show!  Space is limited!

 

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 2:00 pm  :  Relax with us at Kid's Yoga!  Please bring a yoga mat or towel for your kiddos!

GET IN YOUR ZEN ZONE

Teens and Tweens get in your Zen zone with some quiet crafts on Monday, July 18 at 2:30 p.m.  There will be coloring, bead crafts, designing your own puzzle, and more.  Make your own trail mix from our trail mix bar for a nutritious snack.  This program is for ages 10 and up.

One-on-one Genealogy Help for Beginners

Family Tree courtesy of Clker.comYou've heard where your family comes from, but you just don't know where to start with your genealogy. We've got help for you. Stop by any Saturday this summer from 1:00-2:00pm for one-on-one help with beginning genealogy. 

TEEN BOOK CLUB

The Teen Book Club will meet on Tuesday, July 12 at 5:30 p.m.  Join us for an interesting discussion of The Crossover by Kwame Alexander.  This exciting sports story is written in verse, creating a story that vibrates with energy.  If you haven’t read the book, come anyway to discuss your favorite books and authors.  There are always plenty of snacks. 

LEARN TO DOWNLOAD FREE BOOKS, MAGAZINES, 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, July 2 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. 

Katy Team Read

Team ReadHey Katy, you're off to a good start. We've had 273 of you join our Team Read for the Katy Library this summer. There's still plenty of time to get in on the fun. Babies, kids, teens, and adults track their reading and other activities - all to make your summer more enriching and to get prizes. Join today by clicking here

FREE CONCERT

The new Katy subdivision, Cane Island, just west of the town of Katy will be celebrating their summer concert series on June 24, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  This Friday will feature the Grateful Geezers.  Everyone is invited to enjoy the live music, kid’s activities and more.  Located at Amenity Village, 2100 Cane Island Parkway. For more information visit their website here.

Upcoming Computer Class Topics

Computer courtesy of Clker.comWe have a variety of topics that our Technology Trainer (Rocio) teaches. Why not brush up on these for the rest of the month: Help with Apps, Files & Folders, Resume Techniques, Internet Basics, and Basic PowerPoint. And don't forget the kiddos with Typing for Kids. Click here to see our event schedule for this month and beyond.

FUTURE GARDENERS

The Katy Kid’s Garden Club will meet on Wednesday, June 22 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
This month Ms. Helen Payne, the "Butterfly Lady", will be teaching about butterflies and what we can do to grow butterflies in our gardens.  

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