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Color Me Relaxed

 When was the last time you spent any time coloring? It's a relaxing activity that has become very popular with adults. The Maud Marks Library has a coloring time for adults once a month called "Color Me Relaxed." The next one is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Be here at 2:00 pm and enjoy some adult coloring time. The topic this month is spring and the explosion of color. Coloring pages and pencils are provided, but you can bring your own. Chat, have a snack, and listen to music while you color and enjoy the the beautiful colors of spring. 

Green Thumb Gardening at Maud Marks

  It's that wonderful time of year again when the birds are singing, flowers are blooming, and gardens are being planted. The Maud Marks Library is hosting Master Gardeners of Harris County for their presentation of their Green Thumb Gardening Series to discuss growing herbs. Herbs can be medicinal, can be used in lots of different recipes, and are easy to grow. Click here to register to attend on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 10:30 am. 

Friends of the Maud Marks Library Book Sale

 February has been a very busy month here at the Maud Marks Library. You may have noticed a few changes, but before we head on into March, don't foget the Friends Book Sale next Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, from 10 am- 4 pm. This monthly book sale benefits the library in many ways, including our summer reading program. Lots of books and DVDs available to purchase at rock bottom prices. You might just find something you haven't been able to find. 

Free Tax Help

 It's that time of year again when you are either expecting a refund or owing some money. The AARP tax preparers will be at the Maud Marks Library to provide free tax assistance for the elderly and low income individuals. They will be available on a first come first serve basis on Mondays and Fridays from 10 am - 2 pm beginning Monday, Feb.2, 2018 through Monday, April 16, 2018. For more information about other locations and what to bring with you, please call the library at 281-492-8592, or click on this link

Book Sale Time

   It's the first book sale of the new year sponsored by the Friends of the Maud Marks Library. Find some great bargains on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, as you browse a room filled with books of all kinds. There are hardbacks and paperbacks, fiction and non-fiction, for both adults and children; including DVDs, audiobooks, and magazines. All the proceeds benefit the library and its programs. Doors open at 10 am and close at 4pm. See you there!

Resolution to Read More?

  Happy New Year and welcome to 2018! Did you make any resolutions? If one of them is to learn how to download ebooks for free then you've come to the right place. Click on this link to Register for a hands-on workshop scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at 2:30 pm at the Maud Marks Library. Bring your HCPL library card and your device and we will show you how to find and download e-books and e-audio books for free. If you do not have a library card you can apply for one when you arrive. Make this the year to read more books!

Santa's Ranch and Open House

 Yeehaw! Merry Christmas!

Lots of FUN planned at the Maud Marks Library for school early dismissal day this Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. From 1-4:30 pm there will be ongoing activities to celebrate the Christmas holidays.  A life-size Candyland game, facepainting, a petting zoo with miniature horses, crafts at Santa's Workshop, and Santa Claus himself will be here. Gingerbread men cookies are waiting to be decorated, as you listen to live music, so come out and have some fun at our Santa's Ranch and Open House.  

Be Thankful and GIve

  What do you have to be thankful for? Your health, your family, a roof over your head, food on the table, shoes on your feet? This is a time of year to be thankful for all we have. It is also a time to reach out and help others who may not be as fortunate as we are, and after Harvey that population has increased significantly. If you want to help a family in need by donating a toy for Christmas, please bring a new unwrapped toy to the Maud Marks Library to help put a smile on a little one's face for Christmas. The Toys for Tots Toy Drive runs through Dec. 14, 2017.  

Landlord/Tenant Law Questions?

 The Katy Bar Association's People's Law School will have representatives here at the Maud Marks Library on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 10 am to cover the topic of landlord/tenant law.They will discuss rental applications, residential leases, evictions, and much more. If you have landlord/ tenant relationship questions this would be a good place to start. For more information call the library at 281-492-8592, or click on this link to register.

Computer Questions? We Have the Answers.

 The Maud Marks Library is offering a new service on Fridays, from 1-3 PM in our computer lab.  Write down all your computer questions and bring them in. We will have someone here to help answer your questions. There is no need to register. The dates for the month of November are Fridays, November 3,10, and 17. 

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