Get ready for the redesigned version of the SAT, which is coming in March 2016.  Take a free SAT exam courtesy of Kaplan Test Prep.  The Katy Branch Library will host the exam on Saturday, November 7 at 10:30 a.m.  Registration is required.  Register online at kaptest.com/college.  Call the library at 281-391-3509 for more information.


The Katy Branch Library will offer an 8 week class to help prepare for the U.S. Citizenship test.  The classes will start on Monday, October 5 at 4:30 p.m. and meet every Monday through November 23.  Call the library at 281-391-3509 to register.

Genealogy Webinar this Monday

Family Moving courtesy of cliparts101.comAs genealogists, the federal census is our bread and butter.  But how do you find out where your ancestors were during the 10-year gap in the censuses?  Come to our monthly Gen Squad webinar this Monday, 9/28, at 2:00pm to learn how to find your family in the "in-between" years.  



The Katy Branch Library will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on Saturday, September 26 at 1:00 p.m.  Join us for dancing, food, crafts, and games as we celebrate the Hispanic culture.


Looking for a job, and /or want to do some networking?  LinkedIn is a great place to start.  This professional website will help you build your networking contacts and promote your job skills.  Join us in the computer lab on Monday, September 21 at 10:30 a.m. to learn how to create a profile, navigate LinkedIn, and upload an online resume.  Basic computer knowledge is strongly recommended. Please contact the library for more information, 281-391-3509.


It’s almost time for our annual Fiesta Hispana.  This year the Katy Library will be celebrating on Saturday, September 26 at 1:00 p.m.  Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with traditional dancing, music, and games.

Friends of the Katy Library

Reading courtesy of Clker.comOur Friends of the Katy Library are holding their annual brunch & meeting on Saturday, 9/19 from 10:00am - 12:00pm.  Want to know what a Friend is?  Or better yet - become a Friend!  Stop by to see what it's all about.

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 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!

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