Maud Smith Marks

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!

Writers' Workshop Series

Calling all writeres!  This Monday, October 9 at 6:30 PM, we are please partner with the Houston Writers Guild and the Katherine Tyra at Bear Creek Library to host the first in a series of writers' workshops for anyone interested in writing.  Come to the library and listen to experienced writers, improve your work, and get valuable feedback.  New topics are covered at each event.  Registration is required for these events.  You may sign up by clicking here.

Dates for this series are:

Mondays, October 9 & 23

Tuesday, November 21

Mondays, December 11 & 18

All workshops will take place 6:30- 8:30 PM.

S.C.O.R.E. Accounting

 Do you own a small business and need some accounting advice?  S.C.O.R.E., a volunteer group that offers business counseling to small business owners, will be at the library Saturday, October 14, at 2pm to discuss small business accounting. Come learn about management techniques to help your business succeed. Click on this link to register or call the library at 281-492-8592.

Join Us for Our Sunset Storytime

 

If you haven't heard yet Maud Marks Library has added a Sunset Storytime on different Tuesdays throughout the month. Bring the entire family out for stories, songs and rhymes. The best part? Kids can (and are encouraged to) wear their pajamas to this night-time story event. Our next Sunset Storytime is on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM with the one after that being on October 17th. 

Friends of the Maud Marks Library Book Sale

 It's time for The Friends of the Maud Marks Library Book Sale. The fun begins at the library at 10:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.  Take home hardback and paperback books for all ages. There are also some magazines, dvds, music, and audio books. You'll find something for everybody and at very low  prices.  We also want to thank everybody who donated items to be sold.  Proceeds from the sale benefit the Maud Marks Library's programming throughout the year.  See you Saturday! 

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 Tuesday, September 26 at 7:00 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!

Pet Food at the Library

Once again, the Houston SPCA has arrived at the Maud Marks Library with more cat and dog food. If you or someone you know is in need of pet supplies, please come to the branch to pick up items. Please bring your own bags to carry the food home.

We are open until 6 PM today. However, the food goes very quickly so come quickly.

These items are donations from around the country to Houston SPCA. We would like to thank the Houston SPCA for their dedication to getting these supplies to where they are needed most.  We are honored to partner with them to make sure the affected pets in our area are taken care of.

Color Me Relaxed!

What is the coolest way for adults to relax and have a good time? Coloring! The Maud Marks Library has an adult coloring hour on the 4th Tuesday of every month. Join us on Tuesday, September 26, at 2 PM, as we color, chat, have a snack, and listen to relaxing music. We will provide plenty of pages for coloring and colored pencils, although, you are more than welcome to bring your own.

Smart-Sizing for Senior Adults

   This Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, let's start a conversation about smart-sizing for senior adults. Be here at the Maud Marks Library at 3 pm and discover how to manage all the stuff you, or your loved ones, have accumulated over the years. Learn how to reexamine the type of living space you, or your loved ones, might need at this stage of life.  It's never too early to start. Click on link to register.

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