Maud Smith Marks

The Friends of the Library Book Sale is This Weekend

 

Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! The Friends of the Maud Marks Library have their monthly book sale this Saturday, May 28, 2016. Stop by anytime between 10 AM and 2 PM to browse their selection of books. There is a large number of hardback fiction and nonfiction, as well as children’s books and paperbacks. The entire stock will be set up in the Maud Marks Meeting Room and made available for purchase. All proceeds will benefit the library.

The kid has something to say........

Update your calendar for this is the last week of Pre-school Explorers and Wednesday Wonders. We will take a break for the summer and return in September. 

Don't despair, the summer months are jammed packed with fun things to do, starting Monday, June 6 with the start of the Summer Reading Program and a petting zoo from 1:30-3:30 pm. See you there. 

 

Get to the Point with Microsoft PowerPoint!

 Are you looking for a way to display your work and make your presentation unique? If so, then Microsoft Power Point is a great place to start! The Maud Marks Library will be offering a Basic Microsoft PowerPoint class on Tuesday, May 24 at 1 PM in the computer lab. In this class you will learn how to design and create a digital presentation that can really impress your audience. So swing by the Maud Marks Library and witness the power of Microsoft PowerPoint!

Citizenship Class

The Maud Marks Library has one more Citizenship Class before the summer break! This free class, taught by a retired U.S. Immigration officer, will help with all aspects of the citizenship process. Topics covered will include preparing for the citizenship interview, application and filing instructions, and general knowledge of U.S. government and history.

The last class will be held on Monday, May 23, from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM.

Time to Garden

Are you ready for your own garden of Eden in  your backyard?  Come to the library this Saturday, May 21 at 10 AM as Harris County Master Gardeners explore plants of the Bible with their Green Thumb Gardening lecture series.  Learn all about the different plants mentioned in the Bible and how to grow your own.

Time for the Lions!

Maud Marks Asian Pacific Heritage Festival is back and it's THIS Saturday!  Come from 1-4 for crafts, food, cooking demonstrations, bonsai, origami, dancing, and more!  Don't forget, be here by 3:30 for our ever popular Vietnamese Lion Dance.  Will the lions play with you this year?  We thank The Friends of the Maud Marks Library for sponsoring this event.

Learn to Play Mahjong

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month! And, in celebration of that, we're learning how to play mahjong at the Maud Marks Library. Seating for this event is extremely limited so sign up here. Then join us at 2 PM on May 10 as we learn to play this ancient and fun game from the Far East. 

US Citizenship Classes

   Do you want to learn how to become a US Citizen? The Maud Marks Library is hosting a citizenship class series beginning Monday, May 9, 2016, at 6:30 pm, and each following Monday in May. (May 9, 16, and 23) The topics covered are tips for demonstrating your English ability during the interview, general knowledge of US government and history, and preparing for the citizenship interview. Please come to the meeting room off the lobby for this free informative series. Best of luck in your endeavors to become a US citizen. For more information please call the library at 281-492-8592.

Summer Teen Volunteers Needed!

Beginning on Monday, May 2, Teen Volunteer Applications for the summer will be available. Teens entering the 7th grade and older have the opportunity to earn service hours while helping the Maud Marks Library with shelving, patron count week, summer programs, and more. Each teen is required to attend an orientation, and the orientation information is on the application. Don't delay! Applications are due back at the library no later than Saturday, May 21, at 5:00 PM.

If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Richards at 281-492-8592.

Getting Wordy with Microsoft Word!

Do you need to type documents for work or personal use? The Maud Marks Library will be offering two Basic Microsoft Word Classes in the computer lab on May 3 at 1 PM and 7 PM. This class is a basic introduction to Microsoft Word. Learn how to use the tool bar and create a word document. So come on by the Maud Marks Library on Tuesday, May 3 at 1 PM or 7 PM and start typing word documents in no time!

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