Maud Smith Marks

Butterfly Release

You've watched them change and now its time to let them go. On Wednesday, November 25 at 11:15 am we will release the butterflies in the preschool explorers class.

Santa's Ranch Volunteers Needed

Are you needing a few volunteer hours? Do you enjoy working with children? Want to help with games, crafts, gingerbread houses, face painting, and more? Then come to the Maud Marks Library for an application to volunteer at our annual Santa's Ranch holiday event!

On the afternoon of Friday, December 18, the library will be having our holiday open house. Teens (in 7th grade through 12th grade) who are interested in volunteering can earn anywhere from 1 to 5 service hours. Come by the Maud Marks Library to pick up an application. Don't delay! Applications are due Saturday, December 12!

If you have any questions, please call the Maud Marks Library at 281-492-8592.



We Give Thanks

All of us here at Maud Marks are so thankful for our wonderful customers!  What a great year we have had so far.  Thank you all for your patience and understanding during our migration to our new system last week.  We know that it was a bit frustrating but you all "hung in there" with us!  Just a reminder that we close at 5 pm. next Wednesday, November 25 and will be closed Thursday through Sunday, November 26-29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.  We wish everyone a great Thanksgiving with family, friends and food.  Come back and see us Monday, November 30.

All Systems Are Go!

The catalog system is up and running. You can now get into  My Account and place holds. Thanks for your patience.

YIPPEE-KI-YAY! Friday Films Are Back!

Ready for some exciting family entertainment? On Friday November 6 at the Maud Marks Branch Library, we will be showing The Great Mouse Detective in the meeting room. The movie will begin at 1:15 PM with free popcorn provided.

Change to Wednesday Wonders

Starting tomorrow, Wednesday Wonders will be a ticketed program.  This is a program for elementary students ages 6-11.  We spend the hour exploring the world through STEAM, science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics.  There is a different activity each week.  Come tickets will be available at 4:30 for our 4:45 PM program.  Tickets will be given to the first 25 elementary students.  There will be no admittance after 5 PM.  

Teen Time Video Game Tournament

This Thursday we're inviting teens to come test their skills against each other in a video game tournament. In a four player free for all you'll get to smash, bash, and brawl your way to the top. The fun starts at 2:45 PM so bring your skills, your friends and enter the fray.

Be a Volunteer!

Calling all High School Teens! Are you needing volunteer hours this school year? The Maud Marks Library is currently accepting volunteer applications.

Volunteers must be in high school and be able to commit to 2 hours a week. Come by the library to fill out and turn in an application. The next Teen Volunteer Orientation is on Thursday, November 5, at 4:30 PM. All new volunteers are required to attend an orientation before they can begin volunteering.

If you have any questions, please call the Maud Marks Library at 281-492-8592. 


Local Literature

Join us on Saturday, October 24 from 12:30 -4:30 pm as we celebrate local authors. Authors will be here to discuss their latest works and read excerpts from their books. Attendees will be eligible for door prizes, and will also be able to purchase autographed copies of their books.

Bring the family out to experience the best of local literature!


Winter is Coming! Is Your Garden Ready?

Yes, it might be 90 degrees outside but my calendar says that winter is indeed on it's way.  Make sure your garden is ready!  Harris County Master Gardeners will be here one more time this year as we discuss plant propagation and seed saving.  Come this Saturday at 10 AM to Maud Marks and make sure you know how to save and multiply your favorite plants and prepare to have an even better garden come spring!

And don't worry, we are only taking a 2 month break.  Master Gardeners will be back at the Maud Marks Library on the 3rd Saturday of every month starting in January.

Seating for this and most programs is limited.  Click here to sign up for this event.

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