Katy

Registration Now Open for Playbots Coding Clubs!

Playbots graphic with EV1 RobotRegistration is now open for Harris County Public Library's Playbots Coding Clubs. In these eight week courses, youth ages 11-14 will create short videos about their communities starring Lego Mindstorm robots that they will build and code. In the final week, participating branches will host special viewing parties where family and friends will screen the finished projects. Viewing parties will be held on Monday, February 26 at 5:00 p.m. 

By registering for the first class, you will secure a spot for the entire 8-week course. Because space is very limited, we ask that participants commit to attending all eight weeks.

Homework Help

 Need help researching your paper? Don't know how to get started? Stuck on that math or science problem? We can help!  The Katy Library is offering a weekly Homework Help session, Wednesday nights, at 5:00pm. Help will be available for basic homework issues and questions. We can also help go over your child's homework with them. These sessions are intended to assist children and teens with homework questions. If we don't know the answer, we will try our best to find it!

Thanksgiving Holiday Closures

The Katy Library wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving holiday.  We will close at 5:00pm on Wednesday, November 22 and remain closed until Monday, November 27, 2017.  

All story times for the week have been cancelled and will resume on Monday, November 27, 2017.

 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017   Open 1:00pm-5:00pm

Thursday, November 23, 2017       CLOSED

Friday, November 24, 2017            CLOSED

Saturday, November 25, 2017        CLOSED

 

Have a great Turkey Day!!

 

Medicare Seminar

Puzzle Pieces by Clker.comDon't miss the chance to get your questions answered about Medicare and retirement. We're hosting Laura from Professional Insurance Educators next Thursday, 11/16/2017, at 2:00pm. Hear about the recent changes and what you need to prepare. For more information, call us at 281-391-3509.

Teen Movie

This Friday, November 10th,  we will be starting a new program at the Katy Library.  We will show a movie for teens or have an afternoon of video gaming every Friday at 3:30pm.   Our first selection will be Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," a Warner Brothers Film.  This movie is intended for teens and is rated PG-13.

ESL End-of-Session Party

Coffee courtesy of Clker.comCome celebrate with us the end of the fall session of English classes at the Katy Branch Library on Saturday, 11/11 at 10:30am. Bring a breakfast dish from your country and visit with students from all our classes. We also invite those interested in joining the Spring classes to come see what it's all about.

Fiesta Hispana a Success!

Our Fiesta Hispana program celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month was a huge success!  The Katy Library would like to thank all volunteers, participants and attendees for making this a great year.  Everyone really enjoyed the music, dancing, learning about the culture and of course, the snacks!  Once again, thank you all so much!  We can't wait for next year!

Early Voting at the Katy Library

The Katy Library is here for you. We're hosting early voting starting next week with the polls open these hours:

October 23 - October 27:   8:00am - 4:30 pm

                     October 28:   7:00am - 7:00pm

                     October 29:   1:00pm - 6:00pm

October 30 - November 3: 7:00am - 7:00pm

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations

                Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Katy Library on October 14, 2017.  We have two great programs for you to enjoy.  

At 11:00 am, guitarist Kyle Comer, of Da Camera of Houston, will present a "concert talk" celebrating Hispanic heritage.  His group will perform and discuss music and composers of Hispanic heritage, bringing a multicultural musical performance to our library and hoping to help families connect to our diverse city!

 

At 1:00 pm, we will have our Fiesta Hispana, our annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.  There will be dance performances, musical performances and traditional foods.

  

An Afternoon with YA author Cassandra Rose Clarke

For Teens Read Week, Cassandra Rose Clarke, author of the Assassin's Curse series will be here to discuss her books and what it's like to be a YA author. If you have any questions about becoming a teen writer, here is your chance to find out from an accomplished YA author.

 

Syndicate content