For Men, Good Health Often Depends on Health Awareness and Early Screenings By Carlos Gutierrez, M.D., Family Medicine, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – West Grand Parkway June is Men’s Health Month – a perfect reminder for men to make wellness a priority. Some statistics on men’s health are concerning. For example, life expectancy from birth for men in the U.S. is 76.2 years; for women, it’s 81.2 years. In addition, more than 40 percent of men aged 20 […]
February is Texas Public Library Speed Test Month! Each year, TSLAC asks all public libraries in Texas to take the Texas Public Library Speed Test. The results are instrumental in determining the status of Internet access for our public libraries’ patrons and helping with statewide plans to support broadband improvement. The deadline to complete the quick and easy online speed test is February 28. Libraries can visit www.tsl.texas.gov/speedtest to learn more about how to record their results. […]
By George Slaughter Desmond London, the Katy Branch Library manager, began his role in July. Originally from Wisconsin, he has a background and education in library management and worked in education before joining the Harris County Public Library system. 1. You earned your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in library management at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. How did you get interested in library management? I got interested in libraries during my time as an undergraduate student […]
Yoga can be a very relaxing and centering exercise program. Join us on the first Friday of the month, September 3 at 4 PM for virtual yoga for seniors, ages 65+. Yoga can be a very relaxing and centering exercise program. This class is presented by Meena Kankani, a certified yoga therapist.
By George Slaughter Katy-area libraries are not yet at full capacity as the pandemic subsides and the summer begins, but they are opening up and welcoming back their patrons. “All of the Harris County Public Library branches are at 75% occupancy as we’re following the Harris County threat level guidance,” Angel Hill, Katy Branch Library senior manager, said. “Currently, the level is at Yellow, but once it reaches the next level (Green), we’ll be back […]
McDonald’s restaurants host hiring event throughout Texas April 13-15, seek to add nearly 2,500 new employees in Greater Houston area McDonald’s restaurants across the Greater Houston area plan to hire nearly 2,500 new employees beginning this month with a special three-day hiring event April 13-15. This move comes as part of a collaborative effort between McDonald’s restaurants in Texas to hire nearly 25,000 workers throughout the state to keep up with hiring demands. Job openings […]
Curbside Pickup at the Katy Library While the Katy Library at 5414 Franz Road is closed to the public, we are offering curbside pickup to check out items on your library account. Request online or contact us at 281-391-3509 to place orders or for more information. Monthly Take-Home Craft Kit at the Katy Library Pick up a children’s craft kit each month at our no-contact curbside pickup. Even though the library’s closed, the fun doesn’t […]
The library is still closed, but we are continuing virtual programming and starting up some new things. If anything changes with our being closed, I’ll send you a separate email. Otherwise, here are the activities for Fall 2020: Curbside Pickup at the Katy Library While the Katy Library at 5414 Franz Road is closed to the public, we are offering curbside pickup to check out items on your library account. Request online or contact us […]
Stop by the Katy Library this summer to grab a free lunch courtesy of the Houston Food Bank. Food will be distributed between 12 – 2pm on Mondays through Fridays, starting on June 1 and ending on July 31. The library is located at 5414 Franz Road in Katy. For more information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 281-391-3509.
Curbside Pickup at the Katy Library While the Katy Library at 5414 Franz Road is closed to the public, it is offering curbside pickup to check out items on your library account. For more information or to request an appointment, call 281-391-3509. Items can be ordered online at www.hcpl.net. Grab-n-Go Lunch at the Katy Library Stop by the Katy Library this summer to grab a free lunch courtesy of the Houston Food Bank. Food will be […]