Maud Smith Marks

After Harvey: Frequently Asked Questions

HCPL Harvey FAQs

I could not return my library materials because I could not reach the library due to high water. Am I still responsible for the late fees? 

If you return your books by September 15, you will not accrue late fees.

UPDATE: Most HCPL Branches Resume Normal Business Hours & Programming, Monday, Sept. 11.

First Responders make use of Parking Lot

While the Maud Marks branch is closed our parking lot is being put to good use by first responders from Dallas as you can see in the photo.   Thanks to all these great folks for helping us out!

Book Sale this Saturday

Books, DVDs, and CDs are on sale at bargain prices this Saturday, August 26th from 10am till 4pm. Many
items are in mint condition and there is a wide variety – everything from children’s books to college textbooks, cookbooks, fiction, romance, music and more. The Friends of Maud Marks Library will have all their inventory on display and for sale.

This is a great way to improve your personal library, pick up some great gifts and support the library. Proceeds from the sale support the library with its collections and programs such as summer reading program, Saturday computer classes, Children's Afterschool programs, the Seniors Timeless Travelers trips, our ESL and citizenship programs. For more information call us at 281-492-8592.

Color Me Relaxed for Adults

    If relaxation is on your agenda for this week, then come to the Maud Marks Library for "Color Me Relaxed". It's a time for coloring, chatting, listening to relaxing music, and having a little snack. The coloring pages and pencils are provided, but you can bring your own if you'd like. The adult coloring time this month is Tues., Aug 22, 2017, at 2 pm. See you there. 

Yoga is Back!

Yoga took a break early this month due to our Volunteer Fair.  It is back this weekend though!  Join us on Saturday at 3 PM for our next yoga class.  Yoga can be a very relaxing and centering exercise program.  Come as we learn about the benefits and basic how-to of yoga.  We would love to see you this Saturday as we exercise our minds and bodies.  Pre-registration is recommended.  Click here to register.

The People's Law School and Elder Law

                                          

The People's Law School may be just what you've been looking for. On Saturday, August 12, 2017, at 10 am come learn about various topics related to Elder Law, such as asset protection, guardianship, Medicaid, probate, end of life planning, and more. Kerri Graham and Christy Theander of Graham & Theander PLLC, will be here in association with the Katy Bar Association, covering the topic of elder law.  For more information you can call the library at 281-492-8592, or register on our website by clicking on the link.

Thank You!

The Maud Marks Library wishes to say "THANK YOU!!!" To the Katy community.  You came out in full force last Saturday for our Build a Better World... Volunteer Fair.  We had almost 200 people walk through our door to visit our many vendors and offer assistance to others in the community.  There were so many people, organizations ran out of brochures and applications.  Don't worry though if you missed it.  We still have a list of organizations involved here at the library we are more than willing to share with you.  Just come in and we can get you that list.  On behalf of all participants, thank you for all your help!

 

Build a Better World... Volunteer!

At the Maud Marks Library, we have a very giving community.  Our food drive this summer filled our box and then some for Katy Christian Ministries.  But it is now time to celebrate our community's giving spirit is another way through our annual volunteer fair!  This Saturday, the Maud Marks Library will be hosting our third annual volunteer fair for the Katy community.  Groups participating this year include Child Advocates, West Houston Assistance Ministries, CAPS, Texas Children's Hospital, Krause Center, and more.  Come out between 10 AM- 2 PM to learn all about the many groups in the Katy area looking to make our community a better place!  Find out how you can give back to your neighbors.  Thank you for being such a loving community!

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