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Three Teen Mondays Left for Summer

MonsterDon't miss the last three teen Mondays here at the Katy Library.  On July 23, we're making our own monster heads.  Then, we'll be hosting the Weird Olympics on July 30.  And don't miss the Monster Ball on August 6 where you can wear your monster head, eat crawly things, and make creepy crafts under black light.  All of our Monday teen programs start at 2:30pm.

Kicking Them Out of the Nest

The Naked Roommate: For Parent's OnlySending your child off to college can be an overwhelming task, but Harlan Cohen's got you covered.  Check out The Naked Roommate: For Parent's Only to prepare you for things like paying the bills, keeping them safe, the summer before, keeping in touch, and more. 

Two New Tech Topics This Month

Tech ManStarting tomorrow, the Katy Library has two new tech topics to teach you: Facebook & OneClickDigital.  On July 6th & 20th at 1:30PM, you can get the latest scoop on how to use Facebook's new "timeline" format.  Then, on July 7th & 21st at 2:00PM learn about the library's new e-audio books (called OneClickDigital) that never have a waiting list and can be renewed over and over.  Two new tech topics to tempt you!

Watch the Olympics Like a Pro

How to Watch the OlympicsYou're a sports nut, and you've been counting down the days until Opening Ceremony this year.  Or, you just want to know how that horse thingy works in the gymnastics competition.  How to Watch the Olympics by David Goldblatt and Johnny Acton is the book for you.  

Lost Family

Annie's GhostsImagine discovering that the person you know the most has secrets from you.  Much of what they've told you is opposite of the truth.  Steve Luxenberg found himself in this position when he unearthed the history of his mother and a family member he never knew.  Using his journalism skills and passion for family, he wrote Annie's Ghosts: a Journey Into a Family Secret. 

Play with Your Food Fun

You as PastaIf you attended our first teen event of the summer, click here to see your pictures.  If you missed it, check out a highlight of the Play with Your Food Crafts (You as a Cupcake, You as Pasta, False Teeth, and Candy Sushi).

Teen Pasta Statues

Pasta StatuesPasta Statues

Teens, join us Monday, 6/11/12 at 2:30pm for our Pasta Statues program.  Make yourself out of pasta... or make who you WANT to be out of pasta.  Your choice.

Behind the Headlines

From Crime Scene to CourtroomYou watch the news and follow the latest high-profile court cases.  You may have been on a jury and thought to yourself, "There's more to this case than I'm hearing."  You want to know.  There's a book for you: From Crime Scene to Courtroom: Examining the Mysteries Behind Famous Cases by Dr. Cyril H. Wecht and Dawna Kaufmann.  Learn more about Michael Jackson, Casey Anthony, Drew Peterson, Brian Jones, and more!

New Anime & Manga Club

Manga GirlBe on the lookout!  The Katy Library Anime & Manga Club is starting up on Wednesday, June 27th at 6:00pm.  We'll be meeting on the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6:00-7:00pm.  

Top Adult Non-fiction Books at the Katy Library

Ever wonder what your neighbors are reading? Here are some of the top-circulating adult non-fiction books from last month at the Katy Library:

12 Day Body Shaping MiracleThe 12 Day Body Shaping Miracle by Michael Thurmond

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