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Oscar the Cat

Making Rounds with OscarAnimals have instincts we humans would love to possess.  Some can sense earthquakes before they occur.  Others can find their way home from thousands of miles away.  And then there’s Oscar the cat.  He lives at a nursing home in Rhode Island, and he senses when the end of life is near for a resident.  In their last hours he curls up on the bed and provides comfort and companionship.  Read about him in Making Rounds with Oscar by David Dosa.

 

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The Week @ the Katy Library – June 14th Edition

Summer If you’re going into the 8th grade in Katy ISD, we’ll be showing the movie version of your summer reading list books.  The first one is Monday at 3:30pm.  Then, come on Wednesday, 6/16, at 2:00pm for our Teen Goofy Relay Races.

For kids this week we have all our fun storytimes as well as the annual Father’s Day Cardmaking on Tuesday at 2:00pm.  Be sure to get a ticket to attend on Monday.

Check out our calendar for more events this week!

 

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Bet You Didn’t Know

Bubble Gum and Hula HoopsAncient Mesopotamians made lipstick out of finely crushed semiprecious stones.  Isaac Newton invented the “doggy door” for his cat.  The first disposable diaper was made with a shower curtain.  All this knowledge and more can be yours by reading Bubble Gum and Hula Hoops: The Origins of Objects in Our Everyday Lives by Harry Oliver.

 

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The Week @ the Katy Library – June 7th Edition

Summer FunSummer Reading Program is HERE in full force!  Our special program for kids this week is Mark Shepherd’s Madhatter Express with songs and crazy inventions on Tuesday at 2:00pm.  For teens we have the Summer Kickoff Pizza Party on Wednesday at 2:00pm.

We also have a computer class on Microsoft Excel on Friday at 1:30pm followed by our Spanish Computer Class at 4:30pm.

Check out our calendar for more events this week!

 

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Movie Stars with Something to Say

Put on Your CrownThe Day I Shot CupidA couple of really nice actresses have written some quick reads for women – perfect size for taking on a trip or sitting by the pool.  Jennifer Love Hewitt’s The Day I Shot Cupid is a practial guide on navigating the sometimes confusing path of dating.  Then, Queen Latifah has written

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