Book Sale at Maud Marks This Weekend!


The next Friends of Maud Marks Library book sale is this Saturday, February 25 from 10 am to 4 pm!  There are lots of books for adults and children and most are $1 or less!  Also if you join the Friends you can attend the preview sale which is Friday, February 24 from 4:30-6 pm.  A one-year membership is $10 for an individual or $25 for a family.  Proceeds from the book sales go towards supporting the library, including programs like the Texas Heritage Festival.


Texas Heritage Festival


 Y’all come out and have some fun at the Maud Marks’ Texas Heritage Festival on Saturday, March 3, 2012, from 1-4 pm. There will be crafts and face painting, spinning and weaving, rope-making and lassoing. Also on the agenda will be the Wild River Band and the Katy Prairie Promenaders.  Enjoy food and fun for the entire family. This includes a silent auction and lots of Texas historical items on display. For more information call the library and speak to a librarian.

Celebrate Black History Month with Great Music!


This Thursday, Feb 16 at 1pm join us at the Maud Marks Branch Library for a Jazz and Poetry program.  Jazz Education Inc. will be here to celebrate the contributions of African Americans to our nation’s culture. Through music and poetry this 45 minute program is an inspirational lesson that celebrates the historic contribution and achievements of great Americans including Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. Don’t miss this fun and free event sponsored by the Friends of the Maud Marks Library!

Flickr CC: A saxophonePowerhouse Museum Collection


Cupids and Cuspids?

February is the month for valentines and candy. No wonder it is also Dental Health Month.

Calling All Teens!!!!

Are you ready to take the SAT?  How do you think you would do if you had to take that all important test tomorrow?  Find out today!  Join us on Saturday at 10:15 AM as Kaplan gives students a practice SAT in real testing conditions.  Then next week at  2 PM the tests will be returned and students will be given a strategy session where they will learn tips and trick for improving their scores.  Join us as we prepare for the most important exam you will ever take!  Seating for this program is limited.  Please click here to register for this all important program.  Students taking the practice SAT are taking the full SAT and will be in the room until 2:15 PM.  Please bring #2 pencils, a calculator, and a snack to the exam