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Katy News Q&A: Katy Library Branch Manager Desmond London

Katy Mayor Pro Tem Chris Harris poses with Katy Branch Library Manager Desmond London (photo courtesy Chris Harris)

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 […]

Area Libraries Opening as Summer Begins and Pandemic Threat Subsides

Akhila Bhat, Maud Marks Library branch manager (Harris County Public Library photo)

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 […]