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LEARN TO DOWNLOAD FREE BOOKS, MAGAZINES, AND MOVIES

Are you getting ready for summer? Well, this should include access to plenty of reading material, movies and TV shows!  Our eMedia class on Wednesday, June 1 at 4:30 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. 

City of Katy Parks & Recreation

Outdoor fun courtesy of Clker.comSchool closes soon, so it's time to get out and enjoy your town, Katy. The City of Katy Parks & Recreation has a calendar full of activities designed to entertain you and help you get to know your neighbors. Click here to view their upcoming events. 

LEARN TO CODE

Learn the basics of computer coding using interactive games such as Star Wars, Minecraft, Frozen, and Flappy Birds.  Basic computer knowledge is recommended.  Saturday, May 21 at 1:00 p.m. in the library’s computer lab.

Become an eBay Entrepreneur

Making Money courtesy of Clker.comeBay for fun - eBay for business. Either way you could make money and find hidden treasures. Come learn how to start your own account and master the site at our upcoming class on Monday, 5/16 at 10:30am. 

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

Polish up your resume in our class on Wednesday, May 11 at 6:00 p.m.  The class will focus on basic resume techniques: formatting, fonts, punctuation, titles, etc., using Microsoft Word 2013. Basic computer skills are strongly recommended. There will be time set aside for a Q&A session towards the end of the class. 

Latest Gardening Books at the Library Garden Club

Garden courtesy of Clker.comThere are TONS of new gardening books out lately. Come take a look at them at our upcoming Gardening Club on Thursday, 5/12 at 11:00am.  

Asian-Pacific Festival This Saturday

Asia map courtesy of Clker.comLet the festivities begin! Our annual Asian-Pacific Festival features many Asian countries this year with music, crafts, and food. Don't miss it on Saturday, 5/07 from 1:00-3:30pm. 

YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB

The young adult book club will meet in May after taking a month off.  The book to be discussed is the awesome graphic novel, Nimona by Noelle Stevenson.  Stop by the library and pick up your copy at the front desk.  The discussion is sure to be lively!  The group will meet on Tuesday, May 10 at 5:30 p.m. and is open to all teens.  Hope to see you there!

Gen Squad Webinar - Researching the Cluster

Neighbors courtesy of Clker.comFinding your ancestor's family in a census can be easy - or incredibly hard. Genealogists, am I right? One strategy for finding the ancestor playing hide-and-seek is to research their cluster: the neighbors and family living and often migrating with them. In our next Gen Squad lesson we'll be watching a webinar about how to do cluster research to bring that hard-to-find family out into the open. Join us on Monday, 4/25 at 2:00pm. 

READING TO YOUR KIDS

You’ve probably heard that reading to your children has many great benefits.    

Here are some great classics that you and your children will enjoy together.

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