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Big Finish to Summer Reading

2014 Summer Reading Program Did you see Harris County Public Library customers - that's you! - reached 20,000 people signed up to read this summer.  Wow!  Katy Branch participants, you make up 717 of those signed up.  You have a week and a half to sign up and get your books logged in.  

Gen Squad Assistance

TreeOn Monday, 7/28 from 2:00-4:00pm the Gen Squad will host representatives from the local Family History Library to help you one-on-one to set up your "Trees".

Summer Vacation Reading in Katy

ReadingWhat have you been reading this summer?  Here are the ten most popular adult fiction titles checked out from the Katy Library so far this summer:

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

Coming Home to the Alamo

The Alamo and Beyond: a Collector's JourneyAre you a fan of world-famous musician Phil Collins?  Well, he's a fan of yours.  Or rather, a fan of Texas and its history.  From childhood he's followed the stories and legends of our state's progression from territory to Republic to State.

Summer Readers Are on a Roll!

Katy readers are going wild this summer!  As of noon today, 153 kids have reached the 10-book level and snagged  some nice prizes.  Four have even reached the 100-book level already.  29 teens have reached the 5-book level with 21 adults right behind them with 5 books read.  You have until August 9th to log in your books.

Saving Seeds from your Garden

Dandelion seedLearn how to harvest seeds from your garden plants with a Master Gardener next Thursday, 7/10, at 11:00am.  The library's garden club meets at this time the 2nd Thursday of every month.  After the lesson, browse through the seed exchange library to see what you might like to try out.  Or bring in extra seed you don't want to keep.

Great-grandpa Came from Romania

ShipStop in Monday, 6/30 at 2:00pm for our monthly Genealogy Squad lesson.  We'll be watching a webinar on how to trace your immigrant ancestors.

Go Green

Best Green Drinks EverGoing green isn't just about being more friendly to the environment.  It's also being friendly to your body - specifically, the digestive system.

July 4th Fun

DalmatianMake plans for your 4th of July to be a bang this year.  Go to the Katy Freedom Celebration held at Katy Mills Mall on that night starting at dark.  Don't want to stay up that late?

Kinetic Sand

Stop by the Reference Desk this summer and celebrate science by sticking your hands in kinetic sand.  Don't know what it is?  Click here.  

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