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Hunt for Festivitrees

Keep Katy Beautiful is celebrating the advent of curbside recycling in Katy by bringing back Festivitrees for the 2012 Holiday Season.  To participate, send in the entry form (no fee) and proudly display a tree in your business made from recycled or reused products or materials.  For more information, check the City of Katy website.

Eat & Be Happy

The Happiness DietI'm reorganizing my diet after reading The Happiness Diet by Tyler Graham and Drew Ramsey.  I knew that eating things like sugar would make me peppy at first and crash me later, but I didn't realize how certain vitamins and minerals can affect the actual workings of my brain.  Eat the right things and avoid the wrong things - you can improve your mood and increase your energy level.  Check it out!

Basic Chinese Classes

LovePlanning a visit to Asia soon?  Have a Chinese client that you'd like to impress?  Come to our weekly Basic Chinese Class taught by a local Chinese-American volunteer - every Thursday at 5:00pm.

American History in Poems

The Poets Laureate AnthologyHow would a poet present a history of the United States?  It would come close to this book: The Poets Laureate Anthology.  In it you'll learn what it means to be one and find verses written by the U.S. poets laureate from the last 75 years.

Straight from the Candidates' Mouths

We hear so much about the Democratic & Republican Presidential candidates from all different kinds of groups and people.  Why not start first with what they have to say about themselves?  Take a look at these books written by Mitt Romney and Barack Obama:

2012 Katy Branch Adult Summer Reading Program Winner!

2012 ASRP Winner in Katy

Congratulations, Megan, on winning the $30 Amazon gift card from the Katy Branch Library!  She registered in our online system, read 5 books, and became the lucky winner.  Way to go!

Visual Science

Help Your Kids with ScienceA picture is worth a thousand words, right?  Maybe that's why I have trouble ordering from a menu without a picture of the dish.  And that's why I like "visual" books for learning.  One of the latest is Help Your Kids with Science: a Unique Step-by-step Visual Guide.  Check it out whether it's for your kids or for your own science refresher.

LinkedIn Workshop This Saturday

NetworkingStop in this Saturday, August 18th at 10:15am to learn how to use the world's premiere professional social networking site LinkedIn.  You'll learn how to create an account, manage your profile, and make connections.  For more information, call us at 281-391-3509.

Weird Planet

Global WeirdnessIf you're a regular viewer of the Weather Channel, you'll be interested in Climate Central's latest publishing: Global Weirdness. See how weather and climate change affects your everyday life.

Teen Monster Ball Coming

Homemade Monster HeadThe teen Monster Ball is this Monday, 8/06 at 2:30pm.  Come in costume; wear your monster head; make a creepy craft; eat some spooky food; race like a mummy; have fun!

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