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Book Sale Time

On Saturday, March 25 the Friends of the Maud Marks Library will be hosting their monthly book sale. From 10 AM - 4 PM there will be a large selection of different books to peruse and purchase. Browse through hardback fiction and nonfiction, children’s books and paperbacks. Most items are $1.00 or less and all of the proceeds benefit the library. We hope to see you there!

National Craft Month

Start spring break with a new craft project! Come discover all the items we have on our National Craft Month display. It's time to  embrace your creative side. Books and videos with step by step instructions and photos will make the process a snap. There is something for everyone. 

 

Baby Lap-sit

Yes, you can bring your babies to the library! Every Tuesday morning at 10:15 and 11:15 AM we offer an interactive early literacy experience for the 3-17 month old and their caretakers. It features nursery rhymes, songs, finger plays, board books and lots of bubbles. Its a great way way to meet other parents too. 

ABCMouse is in the House

ABCMouse is now at the library and its free! This online service offers fun interactive books, games, puzzles and more for children ages 2-7. This educational tool is available in house for all Harris County Public Library customers.

Getting started is easy, click on your child's age, create a avatar and go. You can keep track of your child's progress if you create a login. It.s simple and we are excited to help you get started. 


Let's Color

Bring a friend and or make a friend at our adult coloring hour on Tuesday, January 24 at 2 pm. Supplies will be provided

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2016 Tax Forms

The 2016 tax forms are here. You can pick up the 1040, 1040A and the 1040EZ forms in the lobby. Although, the instruction booklets have not arrived. You can access the IRS website for the instructions and all other forms. The AARP tax help will start in February. 

 

Santa's Ranch


This Friday, December 16th from 1 pm to 4:00 pm Maud Marks Library presents our famous annual Santa's Ranch. This year we will have live entertainment, a petting zoo, children's crafts, face painting, popcorn and much more. Don’t miss Santa’s Gift shop for great gift packs –already wrapped! So start your Christmas celebration early and swing by Santa's Ranch at Maud Marks Library!

Namaste

Why not de-stress before the Thanksgiving holiday with some awesome yoga? This Saturday, November 19 we will be offering a free yoga class with a certified instructor. Class begins at 3 pm. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. 

Intermediate Microsoft Excel

There are still openings for the Intermediate Excel class tomorrow, Saturday November 5 @10 AM. This class will show you how to manage information and format data by using charts and tables. You will also learn how to sort and filter your data and insert graphs. The class is free! Call us at 281-492-8592 to register. 

Genealogy

 Have you ever been interested in learning about your family's history? Where did they  come from? Who was your great great grandfather? Well, we've got some great  news. Volunteers will be at the library every Wednesday  to help anyone who wants to learn more about their roots. All levels from beginners to advance will gain the skills needed to trace their family lineage using the library's genealogy databases.  The classes will be held every Wednesday at 10 AM. No registration is required. What's stopping you? 

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