Maud Smith Marks

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!

May the Fourth Be With You (On the Third)

Star Wars Day is next Wednesday and the Maud Marks Library is so excited, we're celebrating early!  Next Tuesday, May 3 visit us at 4 PM for games, crafts and food.  Build your own BB8.  Make a Yoda puppet.  Eat a marshmallow tie-fighter.  Then, at 6 PM, join us as the Resistance fights the New Order as they search for Luke Skywalker.  Watch out though, there may be Stormtroopers wandering around the library!

Join us Tuesday night.  The resistance needs you!

Unique Books at Used Book Sale

Used book sale at Maud Marks Library, Saturday April 30, 10 AM. 

Fiction, non-fiction, children's books, textbooks, etc. Hundreds of titles.
Special this month: come browse our large selection of books and magazines
on antique doll collections, doll houses and miniatures.

Bravo, Chico Canta! Bravo!

Join us this Friday at 1 pm for the celebration of the 20th anniversary of El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día.   Día is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

Festivities include hosting the play Bravo, Chico Canta! Bravo! adapted from the book by Pat Mora and Libby Martinez and presented by Brave Little Company.  

Family Film Double Feature Movie Days


Katy ISD will be closed on Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22 due to continued flooding. Maud Marks Library, however, is open and we know you may need to get those kids out of the house for a little while. And we've got your prescription for cabin fever. Not one, but two Double Feature Movie Days! On Thursday at 2 PM we'll "soar away on a magic carpet ride of nonstop enchantment in [one of] the most spectacular animated adventures of all time" with Aladdin (running time: 90 minutes). Then, at 3:30 PM we'll return to the city of Agrabah where the evil Jafar tries to take his revenge on Aladdin and his friends in The Return of Jafar (running time: 66 minutes).

eBooks Everywhere!!!

Tired of carrying those heavy library books from place to place? Do you wish that you could just check out books from the convenience of your own home? Well, you are in luck! The Maud Marks Library will be offering an eBooks class this Saturday,  April 23 at 10:00 AM in the computer lab. In this class you will learn what an eBook is and the services the Harris County Public Library offers for them.

Movie this Friday!

Bring your family out to the Maud Marks Library this Friday, April 15, at 3:00 PM, to enjoy a family movie. We will be watching a movie about a little girl and a rabbit that are late for a very important date.

Unfortunately, we cannot print the name of the movie here, but call the library at 281-492-8592 to get the movie title.

Free popcorn will be served!

Static Electricity

 Learn all about static electricity this week at Wednesday Wonders. The class is designed for 6-10 year olds. Starting time is 4:45 pm, free tickets available starting at 4:30. Space is limited.


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