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Thriller, Spiller, Filler

Do you know what I am talking about?  If you don't (or even if you do) you need to come to the Container Gardening class this Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m. here at Maud Marks Library.  The class is presented by the Master Gardeners of Harris County.  The Master Gardeners have a wealth of knowledge about gardening that is unique to the Houston area.  Come and find out what you can grow in a container.  Seating is limited for this class so you will need to register here or call the library at 281-492-8592. Hope to see you there.

Citizenship Class Series

 

Did you know that we will be offering a U.S. Citizenship Class here at Maud Marks?  The class will be held every Monday starting September 15th through October 27th at 6 pm.  Topics for the class will include preparing for the citizenship interview, tips for demonstrating English ability during the interview, and general knowledge of U.S. government and history.  We also have practice test books that you can check out here at the library.  Look for them in our Popular Section behind the Reference Desk at call number 323.623 AleRegistration is required so be sure to call the library at 281-492-8592 to reserve your spot. 

Computer Basics Class

Does your computer confuse you? Sometimes even intimidate you?  Well, help is here!  Here at Maud Marks Library anyway. Next Tuesday, August 26th at 10 am our Computer Lab class will be featuring Computer Basics.  Learn basic terminology, how to start a computer and mastering the Windows environment.  A great class to get you started.  Then come back (or stick around) for the 1 pm class on Basic eMailing.  Would you like to set up an email account, but don't know where to start? Come to the library and learn how to set up an account, send an email, how to attach documents and more.  These two classes are sure to help you "take control" or at least make you more comfortable using your computer.  Don't miss these classes if your computer has the upper hand in your house!  Registration is required so call 281-492-8592 to reserve you spot.  Hope to see you there.

"Let Them Eat Cake!"

 Every time you bake a cake do you wish you could decorate it like the pros with pretty boarders and swirls?  Next Tuesday, August 12th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm we will be learning basic cake decorating.

Something for Everyone!

   Bring a big bag and fill it up with all kinds of great books without emptying your pockets!  Saturday, July 26th at 10 am. is the Friends of Maud Marks Library Book Sale that you have been waiting all month for!  There will be books in every category and for every interest.  They have fiction and non fiction, children's books and adult books.

Bring 'Em & Bling 'Em!

 Summer is upon us and we can't be seen in just any ol' thing!  Bring a plain pair of flip flops to Maud Marks Library Meeting Room Tuesday, July 8th from 2 pm to 4 pm and we will "bling them out"! Of course we need a lovely sun hat to go with them!

It's Murder and Sweets!

Next Wednesday, May 21 at 2 pm the Just Desserts Mystery Book Club will be meeting here at Maud Marks.  We will be discussing The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Haines.  Iris Anderson is only 15 and wants to help her dad with his detective agency. (sound familiar Veronica Mars fans?) This is the first in the series so you don't want to miss out.  Add to the fun by bringing your favorite dessert to eat while we discuss whether the villains got their "just desserts!" 

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