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Green Thumb Gardening- Fall Vegetables

  Master Gardeners of Harris County will be at the Maud Marks Library sharing their Green Thumb Gardening Series on fall vegetable gardening in the Houston/Katy area. What a great way to save money on vegetables, and be able to share in your bounty. The class is scheduled for Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, from 10:30-12:30 pm.  Please click on the link to register.  Spaces fill up quickly. 

Fun Family Movie

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Join us at the Maud Marks Library for a Family Movie on Friday, July 27, 2018, at 1:00 pm. We will have a fun time watching Disney's Winnie the Pooh, and eating free popcorn at 1815 Westgreen Blvd., Katy, TX  77450. No registration is necessary.

25th Anniversary Celebration

The staff of the Maud Marks Harris County Public Library would like to invite you to our 25th Anniversary Celebration being held on Saturday, July 21, 2018, from 1-4 pm. We will begin with an opening ceremony in the meeting room with guest speakers, and learn how the library was built back in 1993, on ranch land owned by the Marks' family. The family still rides in the Rodeo Parade every year and will bring their Salt Grass wagon for all to see. Yee-haw!  Mother Goose will be here as well as a magician. There will be games and crafts, music and square dancing. Don't miss it!

Libraries Rock - Independence Concert

Let's celebrate America's 242nd birthday with a concert at the Maud Marks Library at 2 pm on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Rainey Weber and her string quartet will be playing a patriotic concert in honor of our nation's birthday. Celebrate your national pride and join us. The original date for the concert was Saturday, July 7, but it had to be rescheduled. Remember, we close early at 5 pm on Tuesday, July 3, and we are closed for the 4th of July. We will reopen at 10 am on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Have a safe and Happy 4th of July. 

Countdown to Summer Reading Program

 

Are you ready for some Rock and Roll? Wait... I don't think that's what I wanted to say. Are you ready to Rock On? Wait... I don't think that's right either. LIBRARIES ROCK! READ ON!  That's it! Our 2018 Summer Reading Program is titled "LIBRARIES ROCK" and it begins on Monday, June 4, 2018. Click here to register. Begin earning points every time you read or do different activities. Those points will earn you prizes. You will need to create a user name and password to sign up. If you remember yours from last year you'll be all ready to rock on... wait, I mean READ ON! LIBRARIES ROCK! 

Insects in Your Garden?

Green Thumb Gardening will be at the Maud Marks Library on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 10:30 am. The Master Gardeners of Harris County will be here discussing Insects in Your Garden, which will include the good insects and the bad insects. Spring is here and summer is approaching so our gardens are blooming and producing. Let's keep them healthy by learning how to care for them. Click on this link to Register for the class and join us for an educational and fun discussion. If you have a particular insect you're wondering about, bring it along. They can help you identify it as a "good" or "bad" insect for your garden.

Book Sale Saturday

 If you like books, I mean, really like books, then the place to be on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 10 am to 4 pm, is the Maud Marks Harris County Public Library. The Friends of the Library Book Sale has lots and lots to choose from. There's something for everybody, old and young alike. Prices can't be beat. Tell your friends about our Friends of The Maud Marks Library Book Sale.

Green Thumb Gardening - Composting

 Have you tried to grow vegetables and haven't had much luck? It could be the soil. On Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 10:30 am, the Master Gardeners of Harris County will be here at the Maud Marks Library discussing soils and composting. Learn how to get your flowers and veggies to grow strong and healthy. Please register by clicking on this link. Spots fill up quickly.

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. 

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