Katy

YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB

Hey teens, join us for a lively discussion of The Book Thief, Tuesday, February 9 at 5:30 p.m.  Haven’t read the book, come anyway to help select books for future meetings.

Get Your Kids Ahead with Typing

Fingers courtesy of Clker.comTyping with thumbs or henpecking with two fingers can only get you so far in this world.  Give your kids a headstart by teaching them to type with a full computer keyboard.  Or better yet, bring them to our Typing with Kids classes.  We have two scheduled this month on Thursdays, 2/04 and 2/25, at 4:20pm.  

SPANISH BOOK CLUB/CLUB DE LIBROS HISPANOS

Join the Katy Library’s Spanish Book Club for lively book discussions the first Wednesday of each month.  The club will meet Wednesday, February 3 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss Detras de la Lluvia by Joaquin M. Barrero.

African American History Month - Poetry Celebration

Poetry courtesy of Clker.comStarting on Monday, we're featuring African American poets all month.  Become a poet yourself by penning a few lines for others to read or put together our poetry puzzles from celebrated authors.  

Learn English at the Library

Conversation courtesy of Clker.comWe've added English conversation classes at the Katy Library for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Our ESL Book Club (intermediate) meets once a  month to discuss a book.  The next meeting is Wednesday, 2/17, at 3:30pm.  The Advanced ESL conversation class meets every Monday at 5:30pm.

For either class, stop by and fill out an application and placement test so we can get you started.  For beginning English students, watch in late 2016 and early 2017 for our Basic ESL classes.

READ HARDER CHALLENGE

Would you like to challenge yourself this year by reading in different genres?  Join the Katy Library staff as we attempt to complete Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge 2016.  The form for the challenge can be found on their website or stop by the library to pick up a form.  Click here to find a list of suggested titles provided by NYPL.  Stop by the library and keep us updated on how you are doing.

KNOTTY AND NICE CLUB

Do you like to knit or crochet?  Would you like to learn this fun, relaxing craft?  The Katy Knotty and Nice Club is the place to do both.  This fun, lively group meets every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the library’s meeting room.  Bring your project to work on or bring some yarn and needles, and our experienced knitters will get you started.

Coupon Swap Time

Scissors courtesy of Clker.comIt's coupon time again!  Next Thursday (1/21) at 11:00am our Coupon Swap group is meeting.  Bring your coupons and your shopping list and learn tips to save yourself some money.  We meet in the back of the kids section of the library.

I Smell Something - Good!

Smell the roses courtesty of Clker.comCome take the smell test and see what plants take you to your happy place.  This coming Thursday, 1/14 at 11:00am our Garden Club will be learning about how to choose plants for your garden that are as much fun to smell as they are to see.  

KEYBOARDING FOR KIDS

Hey, kids, become a Keyboard Ninja!  Learn to type faster instead of hunting and pecking.  Classes begin Thursday, January 7 at 4:15 p.m.  This class will help you when we start our Robotics programs, which will begin soon.    

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