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Put Your Face on Facebook!

Facebook is the world's most popular social networking site. It makes it possible to connect with your family and friends online. On Tuesday, January 9 at 7:00 PM, Maud Marks Library will be offering a computer class on Facebook in the computer lab. In this class you will learn how to set up an account and how to get in touch with friends while ensuring your privacy.

Microsoft Word: The Basics

Do you need to type documents for work or personal use? The Maud Marks Library will be offering a Basic Microsoft Word Class in the computer lab on January 2 at 10 AM and 7 PM. This class is a basic introduction to Microsoft Word. Learn how to use the tool bar and create a word document. So come on by the Maud Marks Library on Tuesday, January 2 at 10 AM and 7 PM and start typing word documents in no time!

Outsmart the Scammers & Don't Get Nailed!

Are you in the process of rebuilding and don’t know who to hire? The Maud Marks Library can help with that! On Saturday, December 16 at 10 AM, Leslie Corley of Edward Jones and Candice Twyman from the Better Business Bureau will be here to help make sure we don’t get taken by those out there looking to make an easy buck. Learn how to spot certain red flags that may indicate a fraudulent encounter, resources you can turn to in the event you or a loved one is targeted, and steps you can take now to help protect yourself and your loved ones. Also, learn how to find a reputable repairman and more about current home improvement scams. Don’t let disaster hit twice! Learn how to protect yourself from those trying to take advantage of Hurricane Harvey.

eBooks For Everyone!

Tired of carrying those heavy library books from place to place? Do you wish that you could just check out books from the convenience of your own home? Well, you are in luck! The Maud Marks Library will be offering an eBooks class this Saturday, December 9 at 2:30 PM in the computer lab. In this class you will learn what an eBook is and the services the Harris County Public Library offers for them.

Please bring your mobile device and we'll show how to find and download eBooks and/or audio books. Please bring your library card. If you don't have a device you can practice on ours. So come on by this Saturday to the Maud Marks Library, and become an eBook reader!

Microsoft Word: The Basics

Do you need to type documents for work or personal use? The Maud Marks Library will be offering a Basic Microsoft Word Class in the computer lab on November 21 at 1 PM. This class is a basic introduction to Microsoft Word. Learn how to use the tool bar and create a word document. So come on by the Maud Marks Library on Tuesday, November 21 at 1 PM and start typing word documents in no time!

Holiday Book Bash!

Treat yourself to a good book this holiday season!

At the Maud Marks Library we are big fans of writers, and it’s time to celebrate them! Our 4th annual Book Bash will be on Saturday, November 4, between 2-4:30 PM. Mix and mingle with award winning  authors where there will be two hours of storytime, crafts, author talks, and  prizes for those attending.  

Children’s authors will be reading  their books and doing crafts with the kids. Adults can attend one or more of our many authorpanels which/include, Doing Historical Research, Path to Publishing, Do You Have What It Takes? and Creating Villains. There will be additional prizes for teachers and other educators. 
Autographed copies of the author’s books will be available for purchase.

How do you work this thing?!?

Did you have a new laptop or computer, but are not sure how to use it? That’s ok, come by the Maud Marks Library on October 31 at 10:00 AM. We will be offering a Computer 101 class this Tuesday in the computer lab. In this class, you will discover what a computer does, learn the basic terminology, and how to start a computer. This class will help you become familiar with Windows operating system and show you how to use the mouse. The class is designed for new computer users. Become a computer whiz in no time!

What is an eBook?

Tired of carrying those heavy library books from place to place? Do you wish that you could just check out books from the convenience of your own home? Well, you are in luck! The Maud Marks Library will be offering an eBooks class this Saturday, October 14 at 1:00 PM in the computer lab. In this class you will learn what an eBook is and the services the Harris County Public Library offers for them.

Please bring your mobile device and we'll show how to find and download eBooks and/or audio books. Please bring your library card. If you don't have a device you can practice on ours. So come on by this Tuesday to the Maud Marks Library, and become an eBook reader!

eBooks Everywhere!!!

Tired of carrying those heavy library books from place to place? Do you wish that you could just check out books from the convenience of your own home? Well, you are in luck! The Maud Marks Library will be offering an eBooks class this Tuesday, September 26 at 7:00 PM in the computer lab. In this class you will learn what an eBook is and the services the Harris County Public Library offers for them.

Please bring your mobile device and we'll show how to find and download eBooks and/or audio books. Please bring your library card. If you don't have a device you can practice on ours. So come on by this Tuesday to the Maud Marks Library, and become an eBook reader!

Color Me Relaxed!

What is the coolest way for adults to relax and have a good time? Coloring! The Maud Marks Library has an adult coloring hour on the 4th Tuesday of every month. Join us on Tuesday, September 26, at 2 PM, as we color, chat, have a snack, and listen to relaxing music. We will provide plenty of pages for coloring and colored pencils, although, you are more than welcome to bring your own.

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