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Smithsonian Civil War Relics

Smithsonian Civil WarThe Smithsonian is one of our national treasures, and they've put out a new book that is worthy of their name on the cover.  Smithsonian Civil War: Inside the National Collection is both illustrated beautifully and stocked full of interesting bits of our history.  Check it out.

Programas de la Biblioteca en Español

GroupNos gustaría invitar a la comunidad a participar en una variedad de actividades gratuitas que son ofrecido durante el año.    Reúna con nosotros en un ambiente relajado para conversar sobre un libro.  El Club de Libros Hispanos se juntan la primer Miércoles de cada mes.   Si estas interesado en una discusión más profundidad, entonces vengan  a nuestra clase de Superación Personal.  Ejemplos de los temas que se discuten incluyen la toma de decisiones acertadas para su vida y la fijar de metas para el  año nuevo.   Comience hoy para fijar un meta para si mismo a aprender una nueva habilidad.  Clases de computación básicos se ofrecen en la Biblioteca de Katy todos los viernes.

Discussion Group This Saturday

Before the Door ClosesThis Saturday at 1:00pm, meet Judith Hall Simon at a discussion group talking about growing up with an alcoholic parent, caring for them as they age, and overcoming nursing home abuse.  Her latest book "Before the Door Closes" gives her story and is available to request in the library catalog.

Get Your Finances in Order

MoneyJoin us this Saturday at 1:30pm for a workshop called How Money Works.  A financial expert from Primerica will be here to help you with the basics of organizing your money and getting your spending under control.

Spanish Computer Classes Are Back

ComputerOur Spanish computer classes are back on Fridays at 4:30pm.  The current topic is Microsoft Word and will continue for the next few weeks.  Come join us!

How Devious is Your Cat?

The Devious Book for CatsIf your cat's not devious enough, let him learn from the experts.  Check out The Devious Book for Cats by Fluffy & Bonkers.  Or take a look so you know what your cat is really up to.

Working at the Library

BookcartKnow someone looking for a job at the library?  Point them to the Jobs page of our website.  It always has the most up-to-date listing of available jobs in the Harris County Public Library system.  At present, the Katy Library is looking for a part-time Shelving Assistant.  Get the word out.

Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas treeEnjoy your tree now, but don't forget: the City of Katy will pick up and recycle Christmas trees Tuesday, December 31 and Friday, January 3.  Please place trees at the curb by 8:00 a.m. on those days.

 

A New Take on History

A History of the World in 100 ObjectsA customer recently recommended a book that gives you a different view of learning history: A History of the World in 100 Objects by Neil MacGregor.  I've added it to my to-read list.  

Holiday Kickoff with Santa

SantaSanta is coming to the Katy Library again on Saturday, 12/07 from 1-3pm.  Come get your picture taken with him or stop by to visit, make a craft, eat a cookie, read to a dog, and have fun!

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