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


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.


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.  


Hey, kids! Learn the basics of computer coding using interactive games such as Star Wars, Minecraft, and Frozen.  Basic computer knowledge is recommended.  Wednesday, June 15 at 4:30 p.m. in the library’s computer lab.

Adult Coloring

Colored pencils courtesy of Clker.comThe Katy Library is the place to express your inner child. We're starting a weekly Adult Coloring program every Friday from 2:00 - 4:00pm & Saturday 10:00am - 12:00pm - beginning on Friday, 6/17. If you want to see what this new craze is all about, we'll have a preview tomorrow on Friday, 6/10 at 2:00pm.  


Let the Chocolate games begin!  Our first teen program for the summer will be on Monday, June 6 at 2:30 p.m.  What could be more fun than playing games involving lots of chocolate?  Our summer teen programs will be held every Monday for ages 10 and up only.  

Houston Food Bank Will Provide Nutritious Free Lunches to Kids at Katy Branch Library this Summer

Harris County Public Library is proud to announce that Katy Branch Library will provide nutritious, free lunches to area children through the Houston Food Bank’s Kids Café program. Only children 1 – 18 years are eligible. Meals and snacks are provided on a first come, first served basis. Supplies are limited, but will be adjusted depending on demand.

July 20 – August 19
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Breakfast 10:00 – 11:00 am

Click here for other HCPL branches participating in Houston Food Bank’s KidsCafe

Adult Summer Preview

Sun courtesy of Clker.comWe're only 10 days away from the start of our 2016 Summer Reading Program, and we have exciting new events for adults this year. First, every Friday at 2:00pm and every Saturday at 10:00am we'll have 2 hours of adult coloring time to help you express your creative side. Also on the schedule: a smartphone class (July 5th), immigration Q&A time (July 9th), writing your personal history (July 29), and all of our year-round programs like knitting, crochet, computer classes, book clubs, garden club, and genealogy help. To see the most up-to-date calendar, click here.  

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