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Black History Month

 Come celebrate Black History Month in style! On Friday, February 20 at 1 PM, the Maud Marks Library will celebrate the contributions of African Americans to our nation's culture. Taylor High School Jazz Band will be here to give a short concert. Afterwards, join us for some African crafts and soul food as we learn all about African American culture.

Green Thumb Gardening

Master Gardeners of Harris County hosts its free monthly gardening series on Saturday, January 17 at 10 am.

Come learn all about composting.

Children's Holiday Storytimes

For the next two weeks our children's programs will be the following:

Infant Storytime on Tuesday @ 10:30 AM and

Preschool Storytime/Explorers on the Wednesday @ 10:30 only.

Early Voting Information

Early voting for the November 4 election begins October 20 and runs through October 31. You will need a photo ID in order to cast a ballot.  The early voting  locations near the library are:

Glen Cheek Education Building 16002  Westheimer Parkway 77082 and Franz Road Storefront 19818 Franz Road 77449.

The Election Hotline number is 713-755-6965. For additional information and schedule go to www.harrisvotes.org. 

iSlime!

The Monday Makers will be experimenting with making slime this Monday, October 20 at 4:30 pm. This is designed for the 6-10 year old. No registration is required.

Rainy Day in Katy

When it rains, it floods. Days like this is when a good book, movie or audio is a joy. If you don't have one, give us a call and we'll help you download one from one of our electronic sources and you'll avoid thos

Maker Monday

We are changing the name of  Afternoon Art to Maker Monday starting next week.  On the second and fourth Mondays children ages 6-11 are invited to create arts and crafts, and on the first and third Mondays children can now do simple science exploration. Both programs start at 4:30 and last about an hour. There is no program on the fifth Monday of the month. Come check it out! 

Preschool Explorers

We're really excited to start a new preschool program this fall. Its totally different from any other program we've ever offered. Its designed for the 2 1/2 - 5 year old. Sensory and science stations will be set up around the room where you and your child will have the opportunity to spend a half hour playing,observing and exploring.  We will get messy sometimes so dress appropriate. The program is Wednesdays at 11:15 am starting September 3.

Storytime Shake-up

We are shaking up the times and days of our weekly storytimes. Starting in September, the Pat-a-Cake Infant program will be on Tuesdays at 10:15 and 11:15 AM and the Toddler Time will be on Thursdays at 10:15 and 11:15 AM. There will not be a toddler program on Wednesday but, we will be offering a new pre-school program at 11:15 AM that includes science and sensory activities. The regular preschool storytime will be at 10:15 AM . If it all sounds a bit confusing give us a call or stop by for a monthly schedule of events. You don't want to miss a thing.

Wacky Science

 The Afternoon Adventure for Monday, July 28th  features Mick Corley and his Wacky Science program.The event start times are 1:30 pm and 3 pm. Free tickets are available a half hour before start time. Bring your school-age student for some summer fun.

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