Maud Smith Marks

Veteran's Resource Fair

  Join us at the Maud Marks Library for our Veteran's Resource Fair on Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 1 to 4 pm. Learn about the services and benefits provided to former military personnel that go unclaimed every year.  Representatives will be here to answer your questions and provide information. 

Friends of the Maud Marks Library Book Sale

  Be sure to join us for the Friends of the Maud Marks Library Used Book Sale from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, this Saturday, April 29, 2017. There will be lots of hardback and paperback books, CDs, DVDs, magazines and more.  Prices are right and the people are friendly.  Membership is not required but if you would like to join the Friends of the MM Library applications will be available. Support your library.

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, April 25, 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.

Learn About Avoiding Probate and Estate Planning

Do you have questions about Avoiding Probate and Estate Planning? Did you know that probate law is changing? Then you'll want to attend tonight's program. Mr. Archer, an estate lawyer, joins us from 7 PM - 9 PM on April 18 to answer all of your questions about probate and estate planning. Learn what you need to know to avoid probate, the documents needed for estate planning, and more. Register here.

Celebrate Local Artist!

The Maud Marks Library invites YOU to come celebrate local artists with us this week.  We have so many opportunities for you to meet the many artist living here in Katy and the Houston area.  First, join us tonight, Monday April 17, at 6:30 pm as Gilberto Mello talks about his art and creative process.  Rick Spacek will be here tomorrow, Tuesday April 18 at 6:30 to give his artist talk and show ups what it takes to carve wood.  On Thursday April 20 at 3:30, Zineb Trifi will be at a very special TeenMakers to show teens and pre-teens the creative side of painting.  

Finally, on Friday April 21, join all our artists for a special Meet the Artist reception at 7 PM.  Come view theier work and find out how they get their inspiration!

Come join us as we Celebrate Local Artists this month!

Last Chance for Tax Assistance

                                                                                                                                                               Have you procrastinated and still need help filing your federal income taxes? Here at the Maud Marks Library the final day for tax assistance with the AARP volunteers is Monday, April 17, 2017, from 10am - 2 pm. The Library will be closed on Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Sunday. If you need assistance with your taxes please arrive early on Monday for the first come first serve sign up. Bring all the necessary paperwork and identification. 

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 April11th 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!

Celebrate Local Artists With Family Art

During the month of April, the Maud Marks Library is celebrating local artists!  Throughout the month, some of those artists will be stopping by to do art talks and workshops.  First up, this Saturday, April 8 at 3 PM, Meghna Patil will be here to show elementary school aged children the fine art of painting.  Children and their parents are invited to come and create their own masterpieces as we learn more about Ms. Patil's art and her painting process.  This is a ticketed event.  Please show up at 2:30 for tickets.  Afterwards, be sure to check out the many paintings and sculptures throughout the library.  The Maud Marks Library would like to thank the Friends of the Maud Marks Library for sponsoring this month long event as we Celebrate Local Artists!

Art Show & Workshops - All Month Long

April 1-30, local artists will exhibit their work throughout the library.  Come view their paintings and sculptures.  Artwork displayed is available for sale.   This project is sponsored by the Friends of Maud Marks Library. As an added incentive local artists will be teaching their crafts with these educational seminars:
Painting for School Age Children with Meghna Patil 3PM Saturday, April 8
Painting on Porcelain with Marina Goria  2Pm, Tuesday, April 11
Artist’s Talk with Oil Painter Gilbert Mello  6:30 PM, Monday, April 17
Painting for Teens & Tweens with Meghna Patil  3:30 PM, Thursday, April 20.

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