Katy

BASKETS AND BUNNIES IN KATY

Kids can celebrate with the Easter bunny on Saturday, April 8 at Katy City Park, 5720 Franz Road at Avenue D.  The event held from 9:00 a.m. to noon will feature games, activities, crafts and pictures with the Easter bunny.

KATY FOLK LIFE FESTIVAL

Learn how the pioneers in the early 1800’s lived at the 32nd annual Katy Folk Life Festival on Saturday, April 1.  The Katy ISD Outdoor Learning Center will be transformed into scenes of the 1800’s with demonstrations of pioneer crafts and activities.  The event takes place at 6301 Stadium Lane from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  For more information click here to visit their website.

Tomball German Heritage Festival

If you are looking for a fun and culturally stimulating activity for this weekend, head up to Tomball for the Tomball German Heritage Festival.  This annual festival celebrates the heritage of the original Germans who settled this area in the 1840s and is held in Old Tomball near the Historic Train Depot Plaza.  

There will be something for everyone at this FREE festival including live music, delicious German foods, petting zoo and street performers.  For more information, please visit Tomball German Heritage Festival for more information. 

 

Homework Help

Starting in April, the Katy library will be offering weekly homework help.  This program will be every Wednesday at 6:00pm.  All ages are welcome at this drop in session. This help will be for basic homework issues.  If we don't know the answer, we will try our best to find it!  No registration is required for this program.  For more information, please call the branch.  281-391-3509

 

 

Flickr CC: Homework Help in the children's room  Photo by: Asheboro Public Library

PAGES BY THE PINT BOOK CLUB

 

For all you night owls and social butterflies, we have a new book club coming in April! The Pages by the Pint Book Club will be held at No Label Brewery on Tuesday, April 11 at 8 PM! Join us for beer, books, and bonding. Our first book is Life After Life by Kate Atkinson. You can check out a copy at the front desk. Also, please bring your own lawn chair to the book club as seating is limited. Outside food and non-alcoholic drinks are welcome. See you then!

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE

Are you looking for some great bargains and a way to help the library?  Stop by the Katy Branch Library on Saturday, March 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the Friends of the Library Book Sale.  Adult Hardcover books will sell for $1.00, paperbacks will sell for 50 cents, and all children’s books will be 3 for $1.00.  The book sale will also include DVDs, which will sell for $1.00.  All of the profits from the book sale go to support the library’s programs.

Roald Dahl's #Imaginormous Challenge Writing Contest

Roald Dahl's #imaginormous Challenge is here!  Do you have a child between the ages of 5 and 12 with a wacky imagination and a love for writing?  This contest may be for them!
 
 Roald Dahl's stories all started out as just a few lines written in various idea books. Out of these books came the tales we all love, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, and  Fantastic Mr. Fox.
 

KATY GARDEN CLUB

t’s time to start your spring planting!  If you need help getting started, come to the Katy Library Garden Club on Thursday, March 9 at 11:00 a.m.  We’ll be presenting our new garden books and sharing ideas and tips for our gardens.  The Katy Garden Club meets the second Thursday of every month.

Para los Ninos Bilingual Storytime

Join us on Wednesday, March 8th, at 6:00 pm for our Para los Ninos Bilingual Storytime!  Our topic this month is Math at Home.  The activities will demonstrate how math is used every day in the home and how you and your child can easily work on those skills.  Para los Niños is a fun, educational, bilingual workshop designed by the Children’s Museum of Houston for the whole family. We will be reading stories, singing songs and enjoying hands on learning activities that will make your child’s learning fun and exciting. This program is designed for children age 3-7 years old. Each family will be given a family ticket to the Children's Museum at the conclusion of the program. Space is limited and tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program

eBOOKS, ONLINE MAGAZINES AND MOVIES

Did you know your library card gives you access to movies, TV shows, and magazines, as well as books?  Our eMedia class on Saturday, March 4 at 1:000 p.m. will go over how to download FREE books and magazines from Overdrive. Also, learn how to stream movies/TV shows on Hoopla. Bringing your mobile devices (iPad/Android/Kindle, etc.) is optional but recommended. 

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