Maud Smith Marks

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!

Friday's Movie

A way cool space ship, gobs of aliens, time travel, mystery, our movie this Friday, July 31st has it all.  You may not have seen this one before, but it is an oldie but a goodie, as they say.  "Flight of the Navigator" is a treat for the whole family!  The movie starts at 1:30 pm and there will be popcorn as always.  Come get out of the heat and enjoy this classic Disney movie.  See you there!

To Boldly Go...

Beam over to the Maud Marks Branch Library immediately to check out this week's Sci-Fi Display. Not only are there plenty of amazing books that will transport your mind into different parts of the universe, but you can also register for the Maud Marks Adult Genre Reading Challenge. If you register for the Sci-Fi challenge you will have a chance to win the basket in the picture above. The force is extremely strong with that basket. So come and check out this supernatural display this week only! It will help you live long and prosper!

Teen Volunteers Needed!

Are you needing a few volunteer hours this summer? Do you enjoy working with children? Want to help with games and crafts? Then come to the Maud Marks Library for an application to volunteer at our Superhero Convention!

On the afternoon of Friday, August 7, the library will be having a big Superhero Convention event. Teens who are interested in volunteering can earn anywhere from 2 to 5 service hours. Come by the Maud Marks Library to pick up an application. Don't delay! Applications are due this Saturday, August 1st!

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

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.

Musical Petting Zoo Today!

Afternoon Adventures will have a musical petting zoo today at 1:30 pm for school-age kids. Students will get a chance to explore and play different instruments.

It's Not Too Late!


There is still time to register for the Summer Reading Program! You can register for the Summer Reading Program here. Adults, do not  forget to enter Maud Marks Adult Genre Challenge to win one of the many prize baskets above! You can sign up for the Maud Marks Adult Genre Challenge at the Maud Marks Branch.

Computer Classes

There is still time to sign up for the three computer classes being taught on Tuesday, July 21 here in the Maud Marks Computer lab.  If you are just starting out with the computer or need to learn the basics come to the Computer 101 class at 10:15 am or 11:15 am.  Get hands on practice using the Windows operating system.  If you are interested in learning about popular online applications come to the 1 pm class  Getting Started With Apps.  Discover how you can use apps to organize and simplify your life, or just have fun with games!  There is also a fun and exciting class entitled Music & Movies  offered at 7 pm. This class will introduce you to our new streaming service called hoopla.  Learn how to check out movies, TV shows, music and audio books on your computer or mobile device.  All classes are free but registration is required.  Please register here or call the library at 281-492-8592.

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