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Congratulations Katy Library Winner

Adult Summer Reading Program winner 2017

Congratulations to Michelle, one of our local Katy Branch Library customers who won the Fantasy Package for the Adult Summer Reading Program this year. She won a great book and tickets to the Texas Renaissance Festival. 

Summer Reading Prizes

We had a great summer at the Katy Branch Library!  There were lots of fun programs and so many people participated in our summer reading program, "Build a Better World."  If you participated and have not picked up your prizes, you have until Saturday, August 19th to get your prizes.  We still have plenty left so come on down!

Wild Things Zoofari

Wild Things Zoofari , Tuesday, August 1st, at 2:30pm, will be our last program of the summer. There will be several animals on hand, and they will be educating us about the various animals and their habitats and what we can to help preserve the lifestyle of each animal.  Tickets are required and will be handed out starting at 1:30 pm(an hour before the program starts.)  Please get here early, as this program will fill up and space is extremely limited!

BUILD A BETTER DIET

Would you like to find out more about proper nutrition to improve your health and stamina?  The Katy Branch Library will host a program on Thursday, July 27 at 3:00 p.m. to help you get started.  A local nutritionist will help you plan the right kind of eating plan to improve your health.

Texas Snakes and More

Texas Snakes and More will be at the Katy Branch on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm.  Mr. Clint will educate and entertain us and discuss various myths about snakes in general.  Participants will be able to touch and interact with a variety of non venomous snakes.

This program is intended for school age children and all children' MUST be able to go into the program without an adult.  All children will need a ticket to enter and the tickets will be handed out starting at 1:30 pm.  Space is limited so get here early!

KATY LIBRARY BOOK SALE

The Friends of the Katy Library will hold a summer book sale on Saturday, July 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Stop by the library for some great bargains.  Adult hardbacks will sell for $1.00 each, paperbacks for 50 cents, and all children’s books will be 3 for $1.00.

Book Buddies looking for Little Buddies

It's time to sign up your little ones for our Book Buddies program!

Book Buddies is a free program that brings children and adults together to share the joy of reading. It pairs trained adult volunteers (Big Buddies) with children in K-3rd grades (Little Buddies.) For 10 weeks, the Buddies meet once a week for 45 minutes of shared reading.

Our meetings will be Mondays at 5:00pm. The dates for the program are 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9,10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13.

Applications for the Little Buddies can be obtained at the Katy Branch Library. Please contact Children's Librarian, Misty Wright with any questions. misty.wright@hcpl.net. - Misty

 

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

Do you need help with online searching and online job applications?  The Katy Branch Library is offering a class on Monday, July 17 at 10:30 a.m. to help you with your job search.  The class will cover conducting job searches online as well as practice applying on a job search engine, such as Indeed.com and Monster.com.  No registration is necessary.

Build a Better: Family Tree Story

Family TreeDon't you wish you had all the stories from your ancestors written down? How they lived; what they ate; the scrapes they got into as kids. Maybe they're still around or maybe you're now the oldest generation. Come on Thursday, July 13 at 3:00pm for our Build a Better Family Tree Story. You'll learn how to draw out these stories from your family and get started writing your own story in 10 minutes a day. 

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Teens join our book club on Tuesday, June 11 at 4:30 p.m. to discuss Catherynne M. Valente’s novel, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making.  Haven’t had a chance to read the book, no worries, come anyway to discuss your favorite books.

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