Maud Smith Marks

Literacy Through Photography at Maud Marks

Literacy Through PhotographyLiteracy Through Photography will be here Monday, June 18th! There will be a 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm session for elementary students. There is limited seating. We will start stamping hands 30 minutes before the show.

Puppet Pizzazz at Maud Marks

Puppet PizzazzPuppet Pizzazz will be at Maud Marks on Monday, June 11, 2018. There will be a 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm performance. School age children will need their hands stamped in order to gain admission.

Historical Fiction Rocks!

The Genre Challenge Has Returned at the Maud Marks Library for Summer 2018.  The way this works, you read books in different genres and then turn in slips to be entered in for drawing for various gift baskets.  If you read 5 different genres over the summer, you will receive an entry for the grand prize basket.  This basket includes a Kindle Fire, a $25 gift certificate to Katy Budget Books, and 4 tickets to the Alamo DraftHouse movie theatre.

Marsha's Petting Zoo at Maud Marks

Marsha's ZooMonday, June 4, 2018 is the first day of HCPL's Summer Reading Program. Come see some cute animals and help Maud Marks Library kick off SRP 2018! Marsha's Petting Zoo will be here June 4th from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm.

Genre Challenge Coming to the Maud Marks Library

It's almost here!  Libraries Rock! 2018 Summer Reading Program Starts THIS Monday, June 4.  The Maud Marks Library is prepared!  We have all kinds of fun things going on this summer.  Movie buff?  We will be showing movies every Friday.  Technology Buff?  Our computer and technology classes are on Tuesdays and Saturdays.  Have an elementary aged child?  Check out our Elementary Book Club every other Wednesday or Afternoon Adventures on Mondays.  Teenager?  Teen time is every Thursday.  Top it off with our regularly offered Storytimes, Book Clubs, and other adult programs.  There is something for EVERYONE this summer.  Click here to see what we have to offer.

Countdown to Summer Reading Program

 

Are you ready for some Rock and Roll? Wait... I don't think that's what I wanted to say. Are you ready to Rock On? Wait... I don't think that's right either. LIBRARIES ROCK! READ ON!  That's it! Our 2018 Summer Reading Program is titled "LIBRARIES ROCK" and it begins on Monday, June 4, 2018. Click here to register. Begin earning points every time you read or do different activities. Those points will earn you prizes. You will need to create a user name and password to sign up. If you remember yours from last year you'll be all ready to rock on... wait, I mean READ ON! LIBRARIES ROCK! 

Stop Drowning Now!

Summer is right around the corner.  In Houston, this means, heat, air conditioning, shorts, and large bodies of water.  Unfortunately, those pools, lakes, rivers, and oceans come with the high risk of drowning.  This Tuesday, May 29, at 7 PM, national organization, Stop Drowning Now, will be here to talk about the dangers of children and the water.  Learn what you can do to keep your child safer this summer as we all use water to cool off from the heat of the season.

Insects in Your Garden?

Green Thumb Gardening will be at the Maud Marks Library on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 10:30 am. The Master Gardeners of Harris County will be here discussing Insects in Your Garden, which will include the good insects and the bad insects. Spring is here and summer is approaching so our gardens are blooming and producing. Let's keep them healthy by learning how to care for them. Click on this link to Register for the class and join us for an educational and fun discussion. If you have a particular insect you're wondering about, bring it along. They can help you identify it as a "good" or "bad" insect for your garden.

People's Law School

Do you have legal questions but don’t even know where to start?  The Maud Marks Library is pleased to host The People’s Law School presented by the Katy Bar Association.  Join us this Saturday, May 12 at 1 PM we will be covering the topic of immigration law.  Learn what you need to know to legally become an American Citizen.  Come learn how to ensure your family is safe and happy under the law.

Please click here to register.

Book Sale Saturday

 If you like books, I mean, really like books, then the place to be on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 10 am to 4 pm, is the Maud Marks Harris County Public Library. The Friends of the Library Book Sale has lots and lots to choose from. There's something for everybody, old and young alike. Prices can't be beat. Tell your friends about our Friends of The Maud Marks Library Book Sale.

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