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Decoupage - Adult DIY Craft

    

Registration for the adult craft time scheduled for Tuesday, Jan 12, at 2 pm has begun. If you would like to learn how to decorate a box into a beautiful keepsake using newspapers and magazines, this is the class for you. All materials are provided. All you need to bring are your ideas. Decoupage is fun!  Seating is limited so register early.

Friday Film on Early Dismissal Day

                                  

Looking for something to do this Friday, Oct. 2, when school gets out early? Come to the library at 1:15 pm for a movie and free popcorn. We are featuring the animated film Shark Tale. It’s about life under the sea with a gangster shark and his would be prey, and his vegetarian brother. Lots of fun for the entire family. 

Free Computer Classes for Adults

                         

We have several adult computer classes available in the month of September. Click on the link for our calendar of events to see what classes are available and register early. They fill up fast. On Tuesday, Sept 1, 2015, at 10 am, Computer 101 is offered as an introductory class on basic computer terminology, how to start a computer, and learning the Windows environment. Other classes include eBooks at 1 pm and Microsoft Word at 7 pm. Additional classes throughout the month include Internet Basics, Apple iPad, and Basic Microsoft PowerPoint, to name a few. For a detailed description of available computer classes check out our brochure in the library, or you can call 281-492-8592 for more information.

Superheroes Aren't Hard to Find!

                                    
Come one…Come all… Superheroes.
On Friday, August 7, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm, the Maud Marks Library is hosting a Superhero Convention.  You can wear your superhero costume and come meet other superheroes. The theme is “Reading is My Superpower!” There will be crafts to create and challenges to meet. (Do you know how to shoot a bow and arrow or can you name that super tune?)  Walk, run, fly, zoom, or however you can get here. Don’t miss out on all the fun!

First Volunteer Fair

                                    

Are you interested in volunteering but not sure what organizations might need you? Come to the Maud Marks Library on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, from 10am-2pm to meet with 20 different groups who are in need of volunteers in the greater Katy area. They will be here to tell you about the things they do to make a difference in the Katy community. Be a Hero…Volunteer!

Books, Books, and More...

       It’s that time again... for our Friends of the Maud Marks Library Book Sale. Come to the library this Saturday, July 25, from 10-4 and see what you can discover on the many tables filled with books, books, and more. Yes, we have books, (hardcover and paperback) but we also have magazines, and DVDs and videos. We may have a puzzle or two and possibly a few games. Adults, teens, and children can explore and see what is available. Prices are reasonable and everything must go. All proceeds benefit the library and its many programs.

eBooks and More...

     eBooks and More?  Yes! There are still openings for the eBooks class scheduled for Saturday, July 11, 2015, at 10 am. Register on-line or call the Maud Marks Library at 281-492-8592. Bring your own device to the class and learn how to find and download ebooks and/or audiobooks for free. If you do not have a device yet you can practice on one of ours. Please bring your library card with you for easy access to your account on line. 

Growing and Using Herbs

 “Come rain or come shine”... with rosemary and thyme. Don’t miss The Green Thumb Gardening Series this month at the Maud Marks Library.  Come at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The Master Gardeners of Harris County will discuss and demonstrate how to grow and use herbs. They will be here to answer your questions and give you handouts to take home. Click on the link to register for this program or call 281-492-8592.  Seating is limited. 

Summertime Movie Time

 School is out and the summertime fun begins. "READING IS MY SUPERPOWER!" Summer Reading Program is in full swing, and for the month of June we will be showing super hero movies on Friday afternoons at 1:30 pm. On June 5, 2015, come to the library. Be ready to soar into exciting adventures and enjoy free popcorn while watching The Avengers. Other movies on subsequent Fridays will include Captain America, Iron Man II, and Thor II. For more exciting adventures and more information go to www.hcpl.net.

Downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks

      Have you been trying to figure out how to download an ebook to your device? We can help. After the Memorial Day holiday come to the library for assistance. Bring your library card and your device on Tues., May 26 at 7pm. We will show you how to find and download audiobooks and/or ebooks from our website. If you do not have a device we have some you can practice on before you go out and buy the one you like best. Spots fill up fast so register on-line or call the library at 281-492-8592.

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