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Free eBooks from the Library - This Saturday

Toucan with ereader courtesy of Clker.comLearn how to download free ebooks from the library this Saturday at 3:30pm.  Why pay when we're givin' em away?

TEENS VOTE FOR THE 2015 TOP TEN

Teens cast your votes for your favorite titles for the 2015 Teens’ Top Ten sponsored by the American Library Association.  All teens aged 12-18 are eligible to participate in the voting process and you can vote for up to three of your favorite titles from the list of 24 nominees. Check out the nominee book trailers and vote at http://www.ala.org/yalsa/reads4teens/read4teens.

Stay Informed

Swimming courtesy of Clker.comWe know you've visited the Katy Library's Facebook page, but how about the City of Katy?  Visit often to keep up with the latest community events and news, such as the new water park being built near the mall!

SPANISH BOOK CLUB/CLUB DE LIBROS HISPANOS

The Katy Library hosts a Spanish Book Club the first Wednesday of every month. 
Les invitamos a que todos los meses se reúna con nosotros para converser sobre un libro.  The Club will meet Wednesday, September 2 at 6:00 p.m.  This month’s book will be Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club/El Club de la Buena Estrella.

African Dance Performance

Dance courtesy of Clker.comWe have a last-minute addition to our August calendar of events: African Dance!  Stop by after school on Monday, 8/31 at 3:30pm to see this exciting presentation of the Ngoma Dance Company.

iPAD CLASS

Want to learn new ways to use your iPad?  Join us on Wednesday, August 19 at 6:00 p.m. to discover different ways to use your device.  Discover how to download useful and fun apps.  You will also be able to ask individual questions after the presentation, so bring your iPad with you!

Saturday Computer Classes This Week

Computer SecurityWe're starting our once-a-month Saturday computer classes this week with a double feature.  Come at 11:00am to learn more about Computer Security and stay for the 2:30pm Basic Microsoft Excel class.  

CITY OF KATY BACK TO SCHOOL BASH

Katy families are invited to an end of summer bash on August 14, 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. in downtown Katy.  A street dance along with vendor booths, a kid’s fun zone, and a Taste of Katy  restaurant contest will be among the activities offered.  Entry fees are school supplies or a back pack with all proceeds benefiting the YMCA’s Operation Backpack.

Fall Vegetables

Vegetables courtesy of Clker.comWhat's coming up at our next Garden Club meeting?  Fall Vegetables.  Hear from a Master Gardener about what and how to plant the best vegetables for this time of the year.  Thursday, 8/13 at 11:00am.

We're Impressed! Way to Go!

Reading courtesy of Clker.comOur Katy customers love to read.  We suspected it, but WOW - look how much reading is going on with our Summer Reading Program so far:

Total people registered with the program - 567

Total number of books read - 5,787

Total minutes of reading logged in - 145,174

You have a week and a half left to log in your reading and pick up your prizes.

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