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Keeping up Appearances in a Down Economy

Crafty MamaWith the economy the way it is, how do you keep up with the coolest, latest trends?  If you’re a baby or toddler, you get your mom to check out the book Crafty Mama Makes 49 Fast, Fabulous, Foolproof (Baby & Toddler) Projects by Abby Pecoriello.  With very little craft experience, you can make things like the No-Sew Swanky Blanky, the Better Bolder Wipey Holder, or my favorite: the Spongebob Squarehat.

 

The Week @ the Katy Library – May 3rd Edition

Among our exciting regularly-scheduled events this week, we have our monthly Hispanic Book Club discussing the book En sus Zapatos by Jennifer Weiner on Wednesday at 6:00pm.  Also, if you’re stumped on how to do something on the computer, stop by our weekly Basic Computer Help on Thursday at 11:00am.

Check out our calendar for more events this week!

 

My Next Vacation

The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval EnglandMany people come into the library to check out travel guides for their next vacation destination.  How about instead of getting a guide to Maui or Paris, check out The Time Traveler’s Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century by

The Week @ the Katy Library – April 26th Edition

Did you miss our birthday party on Saturday, 4/24 (12-2pm)?  Well, come enjoy the decorations this week in our meeting room.  Kids storytimes are on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.  Teen hangouts are on Mondays and Wednesdays.  Adults find things to do this week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.  Check our event calendar for details!

 

The Week @ the Katy Library – April 19th Edition

Happy Birthday!Happy birthday to you….  Happy birthday to you….  Happy birthday, Katy Library!  Happy birthday to you!

Celebrate the library’s 89th birthday with us this Saturday from 12-2pm.  There will be cake, punch, and a candy-filled piñata!

Check out our calendar for more events this week!

 

Egyptian Hair

Masterpieces of Ancient EgyptI’ve never seen an Ancient Egyptian wig.  Shocking, I know.  But, it struck me when I was glancing through the 2006 publication of Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt by

The Week @ the Katy Library – April 12th Edition

Monday is the day that babies squeal

And teens hang out – no big deal.

The Week @ the Katy Library – April 5th Edition

We have only two more weeks of the AARP Tax-Aide to help you file your federal income tax.  Don’t miss them – Tuesdays from 12:30-4:30pm.

Also, don’t miss our monthly Hispanic Book Club meeting Wednesday at 6:00pm.

Check out our calendar for more!

 

Genealogy Never Looked So Cool

Who Do You Think You Are?I admit it: I’m addicted to genealogy.  So, there was no way I was going to miss the new TV show Who Do You Think You Are?  No way!  It’s a polished, moving series of episodes featuring stars such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Spike Lee, Brooke Shields, and others discovering their heritage.  Along the way you get an inside view of American history (as well as other countries) putting faces to the stories.  If you’re new to researching your family, check out the new companion book to the series by Megan Smolenyak, the chief family his

Be Informed

Code RedHow much do you know about health care reform?  Take a look at these books published in the last couple of years and then check out the summary of the current Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on the Library of Congress website.  Be informed!

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