We Give Thanks

All of us here at Maud Marks are so thankful for our wonderful customers!  What a great year we have had so far.  Thank you all for your patience and understanding during our migration to our new system last week.  We know that it was a bit frustrating but you all "hung in there" with us!  Just a reminder that we close at 5 pm. next Wednesday, November 25 and will be closed Thursday through Sunday, November 26-29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.  We wish everyone a great Thanksgiving with family, friends and food.  Come back and see us Monday, November 30.

Deadly Consequences

When Juliet Cole’s husband of fifteen years is murdered before her eyes, she thinks it was a random shooting. Devastated and traumatized, she answers hours of questioning, then returns home to break the tragic news to her sons. But a threatening voicemail escalates this form a random shooting to a planned, deliberate attack. Juliet realizes that she and her children are in danger, unless she meets her killers demands. The question remains is her husband an innocent victim or a hardened criminal?  Inspirational Book Club discussion is Nov. 19, 2015 @ 2:00 PM


First Notice: Adult Coloring Coming in October!

We're so excited about this upcoming event that we want to give you lots of advance notice so you can get it on your calendar and, if you need one,  so you can engage a babysitter in plenty of time. On Thursday, October 29th, from 2-4 pm, we'll be offering you the chance to come and discover the joy of adult coloring in a 2 hour coloring fest here at the Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library. We’ll have pages for you to color from the bestselling coloring books, “Secret Garden” by Johanna Basford, “Fantastic Cities” by Steve McDonald, and “Balance” by Angie Grace. Relax so you can get lost in this meditative activity. Coloring pages, felt markers and coloring pencils will also be provided.

Computer Classes

There is still time to sign up for the three computer classes being taught on Tuesday, July 21 here in the Maud Marks Computer lab.  If you are just starting out with the computer or need to learn the basics come to the Computer 101 class at 10:15 am or 11:15 am.  Get hands on practice using the Windows operating system.  If you are interested in learning about popular online applications come to the 1 pm class  Getting Started With Apps.  Discover how you can use apps to organize and simplify your life, or just have fun with games!  There is also a fun and exciting class entitled Music & Movies  offered at 7 pm. This class will introduce you to our new streaming service called hoopla.  Learn how to check out movies, TV shows, music and audio books on your computer or mobile device.  All classes are free but registration is required.  Please register here or call the library at 281-492-8592.

What's Bugging You?

 Don't let the bugs eat up your garden!  The Master Gardeners will be here Saturday, May 16 at 10 a.m. to help you get rid of all your pesky bugs.  They will tell you how to use non chemical ways to control the bugs that are bugging you, eating your vegetable garden, and chewing on your flowers. All without harming the beneficial insects.  Yes there are some!  Come to the Green Thumb Gardening class Saturday and find out how to debug your life!

Wedding Killer

History Mystery Book club is reading the book titled “To Have and To Kill”. This book by Mary Jane Clark is an old-fashioned whodunit set in a modern world that’s high on suspense. Piper Donovan never imagined that decorating wedding cakes could be so dangerous! A struggling actress with no immediate prospects and a recently broken engagement, Piper moves back home and gets into the bakery business, only to find that someone close to the bride-to-be is trying to stop the wedding. Come and experience the discussion of this book and meet new people. When, May 18, 2015 at 2:00 PM.

Book Clubs

There is still time to join us for an afternoon book club.  On this Thursday, April 9 at 1 pm the Afternoon Book Club will be meeting.  They will be discussing the book Longbourn by Jo Baker.  Immerse yourself a Jane Austin world but from another point of view.  On Wednesday, April 15 at 2 pm the Mystery Book Club will be taking a stab at Blood from a Stone by Donna Leon.  Be sure to bring a dessert to share.  Come by the library and pick up one of these books and join in one or both of these fun groups.

"Who Done It?"

It's time to cook up a yummy dessert and gather at Maud Marks Library for the Mystery Book Club.  Wednesday, March 18th at 2 pm we will be discussing Open Season  by C J Box.   Joe makes some mistakes but that just makes him more human.  When he finds a local hunting outfitter dead, splayed out on the woodpile behind his state-owned home, he takes it personally!  Will this Wyoming game warden get his man?  If you need a copy of the book come by the library and pick one up.  Bring your favorite dessert to eat while we discuss whether the villains got their "just desserts"! 

Thriller, Spiller, Filler

Do you know what I am talking about?  If you don't (or even if you do) you need to come to the Container Gardening class this Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m. here at Maud Marks Library.  The class is presented by the Master Gardeners of Harris County.  The Master Gardeners have a wealth of knowledge about gardening that is unique to the Houston area.  Come and find out what you can grow in a container.  Seating is limited for this class so you will need to register here or call the library at 281-492-8592. Hope to see you there.

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