Maud Smith Marks

Something for Everyone!

   Bring a big bag and fill it up with all kinds of great books without emptying your pockets!  Saturday, July 26th at 10 am. is the Friends of Maud Marks Library Book Sale that you have been waiting all month for!  There will be books in every category and for every interest.  They have fiction and non fiction, children's books and adult books.

Hola – Bonjour – Konnichiwa – Ciao!

                          Have you been wanting to learn a language and just couldn’t find the time to take a class? Harris County Public Library has a database you can access from home, or you can come into the library on a Friday afternoon and use our computer lab, complete with headphones and microphones. Mango Languages offers 63 languages. Their motto: “Pick one and conquer the world.” For more information go to our website at www.hcpl.net and click on Databases/Languages/Mango Languages. Create a profile that keeps track of your learning or just do a Quick Start to see what it’s all about.

Grow Your Own Vegetables

Food is getting more and more expensive.  Learn to grow your own at the Maud Marks Library.  On Saturday at 10 AM the Harris County Master Gardeners will be here to continue their Green Thumb Gardening Series with a presentation on fall vegetable gardening.  Learn everything you need to know to grow beautiful, healthy, and yummy vegetable right in your backyard!  Grow what you need for a salad or just the vegetables for your gourmet dinner.

Bird Watching in Katy

    Have you ever looked out your window and seen and heard a bird that you didn’t recognize? The Katy Prairie Conservancy will be at the Maud Marks Library on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at 7 pm to talk about the birds that are native to the Katy area. Registration is necessary.

Come to our MakerSpace

Come learn about this special place for creators and inventors. Harry Krueger will be here to give us an introduction to Katy MakerSpace and all you can do there.

Don't Forget

Don't forget, Maud Marks Library will be closed tomorrow so that we all may celebrate our nation's independence.  Don't worry though, We are open online 24/7.  Find and check out a book from one of our many digital catalogs.  Request that a book be transferred to your closest library with our regular catalog.

Bring 'Em & Bling 'Em!

 Summer is upon us and we can't be seen in just any ol' thing!  Bring a plain pair of flip flops to Maud Marks Library Meeting Room Tuesday, July 8th from 2 pm to 4 pm and we will "bling them out"! Of course we need a lovely sun hat to go with them!

Friends of the Library Book Sale

There will be all kinds of books, magazines, movies, and music for sale this Saturday, June 28, 2014, at the Friends of the Maud Marks Library Book Sale. Students, are you looking for that book you are required to read before school starts? Get an early start. We might have it. Air-conditioned browsing and buying! Come one, come all, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. All proceeds benefit YOU by funding the library’s programming.

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