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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. 

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!

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