Maud Smith Marks

Seniors: Live Your Best Life Now!

Are you or your family member living your golden years to your fullest?  The Maud Marks Library wants to help out with that.  On the third Friday of every month, we host a Senior Living Seminar.  This month, on Friday, November 17 at 3 PM, we will be exploring home care.  There are so many options out there, how do you know what is right for you?  We want to help you discover the benefits and pitfalls of home care.  Learn what it provides and how to best utilize thesse services.  Come discover what kind of life is best for you or you loved one.  Click here to sign up for this seminar and see what else the Maud Marks Library offers.

Microsoft Word: The Basics

Do you need to type documents for work or personal use? The Maud Marks Library will be offering a Basic Microsoft Word Class in the computer lab on November 21 at 1 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, November 21 at 1 PM and start typing word documents in no time!

Medicare Questions? We Have You Covered!

It's that time of year again.  We are well into the Open Enrollment Period for Medicare.  But you need to hurry, the last day is December 7!  There are so many different options, plans, and parts out there.  So, how do you choose the Medicare Plan that is right for you?  

The Maud Marks Library wants to help.  Come this Saturday, November 11 at 1 PM to learn how to Unlock Medicare.  Debrorah Stelly will be here to answer any questions you might have.  Topics covered will include all parts of Medicare and what they cover, estimated out of pocket expenses, and deductibles and other expenses located in the “donut hole.”  Annual Enrollment Period has begun.  Come get your answers at the library. 

Click here to register for this seminar.

Landlord/Tenant Law Questions?

 The Katy Bar Association's People's Law School will have representatives here at the Maud Marks Library on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 10 am to cover the topic of landlord/tenant law.They will discuss rental applications, residential leases, evictions, and much more. If you have landlord/ tenant relationship questions this would be a good place to start. For more information call the library at 281-492-8592, or click on this link to register.

Computer Questions? We Have the Answers.

 The Maud Marks Library is offering a new service on Fridays, from 1-3 PM in our computer lab.  Write down all your computer questions and bring them in. We will have someone here to help answer your questions. There is no need to register. The dates for the month of November are Fridays, November 3,10, and 17. 

Holiday Book Bash!

Treat yourself to a good book this holiday season!

At the Maud Marks Library we are big fans of writers, and it’s time to celebrate them! Our 4th annual Book Bash will be on Saturday, November 4, between 2-4:30 PM. Mix and mingle with award winning  authors where there will be two hours of storytime, crafts, author talks, and  prizes for those attending.  

Children’s authors will be reading  their books and doing crafts with the kids. Adults can attend one or more of our many authorpanels which/include, Doing Historical Research, Path to Publishing, Do You Have What It Takes? and Creating Villains. There will be additional prizes for teachers and other educators. 
Autographed copies of the author’s books will be available for purchase.

Check Out Our Sunset Storytime

Our Sunset Storytime returns on November 14th at 6:30 PM. Get those kids fed and ready for bed. Then bring the entire family out to our new bedtime storytime.  There's going to be stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. Pajamas welcome and encouraged. Make sure to come visit us as our next Sunset Storytime won't be until December. Check out all of our events and activities on our calendar.

How do you work this thing?!?

Did you have a new laptop or computer, but are not sure how to use it? That’s ok, come by the Maud Marks Library on October 31 at 10:00 AM. We will be offering a Computer 101 class this Tuesday in the computer lab. In this class, you will discover what a computer does, learn the basic terminology, and how to start a computer. This class will help you become familiar with Windows operating system and show you how to use the mouse. The class is designed for new computer users. Become a computer whiz in no time!

Estate Planning

Do you have a will? The Maud Marks Library welcomes Mr. Archer, an estate lawyer who can help answer your questions on probate and estate planning. He will be at the library at 7 pm on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017.  Learn how to prepare some of the most important documents you will ever need for you and your family's peace of mind. Please call the library at 281-492-8592 to register or click on this link. Seating is limited.

What is an eBook?

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, October 14 at 1:00 PM 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.

Please bring your mobile device and we'll show how to find and download eBooks and/or audio books. Please bring your library card. If you don't have a device you can practice on ours. So come on by this Tuesday to the Maud Marks Library, and become an eBook reader!

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