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Improve Your World Through Organization

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 Have you ever wanted help in trying to organize your home? The Katy Home Organizers will be here at the Maud Marks Library on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at 7pm. Come and learn how to improve your world through organization. And while you are here you can sign up for our Summer Reading Program. See you then. 

Friends of the Maud Marks Library Book Sale

                                                                 

Lots of people have completed their spring cleaning and school will be out soon. Teachers are clearing out their classrooms and donating books to the library.  If you're interested in purchasing some of their treasures for that future summer vacation or for just sitting out by the pool, the Friends of the Maud Marks Library is having their book sale this Saturday, May 27, 2017, from 10 am - 4 pm. There will be lots of books, hardback and paperback, DVDs and audiobooks, magazines, and more. Invite your friends and happy shopping!

DIY Workshop and Cherry Blossoms

  It's that time of year again for the cherry blossoms, well, maybe not here in Texas, but we can recreate them with paint stamping and origami at our DIY Workshop at the Maud Marks Library. Join us on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 2 pm.  Registration is limited so sign up today.

Veteran's Resource Fair

  Join us at the Maud Marks Library for our Veteran's Resource Fair on Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 1 to 4 pm. Learn about the services and benefits provided to former military personnel that go unclaimed every year.  Representatives will be here to answer your questions and provide information. 

Friends of the Maud Marks Library Book Sale

  Be sure to join us for the Friends of the Maud Marks Library Used Book Sale from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, this Saturday, April 29, 2017. There will be lots of hardback and paperback books, CDs, DVDs, magazines and more.  Prices are right and the people are friendly.  Membership is not required but if you would like to join the Friends of the MM Library applications will be available. Support your library.

Last Chance for Tax Assistance

                                                                                                                                                               Have you procrastinated and still need help filing your federal income taxes? Here at the Maud Marks Library the final day for tax assistance with the AARP volunteers is Monday, April 17, 2017, from 10am - 2 pm. The Library will be closed on Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Sunday. If you need assistance with your taxes please arrive early on Monday for the first come first serve sign up. Bring all the necessary paperwork and identification. 

Color Me Relaxed

 It's not too late to join us for "Color Me Relaxed", a coloring time for adults.  Make some new friends while you color, relax, chat, have a snack, and listen to music. We have lots of coloring pages and pencils available to choose from, or bring your own and share with others. This month we meet on Tuesday., March 28, 2017, at 2 pm. If you can't make it this month, join us in April.

Power of Attorney and Designation of Guardianship for Senior Adults

  Learn how important it is for senior adults to have a power of attorney and a designation of guardianship in place ahead of time. Experts will be here at the library at 3 pm on Friday, March 17, 2017. Senior adults and their family members are invited to join us. Registration is required. Call 281-492-8592 or go on line to register at www.hcpl.net.

Green Thumb Gardening - Roses

 The Master Gardeners of Harris County is hosting a free gardening class on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at 10 am here at the Maud Marks Library. Join us to learn about the planting, the growing, and the upkeep of Roses. Please register at our website www.hcpl.net or call us at 281-492-8592 for more information.

Learn a Language with Our New Database

Is there a trip in your future where you might need to speak, read or understand the language of the local people? Our new database called Pronunciator is a fun new database which offers 80 different languages and provides live tutors, video, music, quizzes, and more. You will need a library card and pin number to access Pronunciator at our website.  It  also features free apps for Android, Apple, and Kindle Fire devices. Parlez-vous francais? Muy bien. Domo arigato!

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