Teen Volunteers

Calling all High School Teens! Are you needing volunteer hours this school year? The Maud Marks Library is currently accepting volunteer applications.

Volunteers must be in high school and be able to commit to 2 hours a week. Come by the library to fill out and turn in an application. The next Teen Volunteer Orientation is on Thursday, April 7, at 4:30 PM.

All new volunteers are required to attend an orientation before they can begin volunteering.

If you have any questions, please call the Maud Marks Library at 281-492-8592. 

Book Sale Saturday

Books, DVDs, and CDs are on sale at bargain prices this Saturday, April 2nd 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 are 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, the Seniors Timeless Travelers trips, our ESL and craft programs. For more information call us at 281-492-8592.

Library “Bluebonnets” in the “Lone Star” State

      Some students in Texas are required to read the Texas Bluebonnet Award books or the Texas Lone Star books. If you don’t have the list and need to place a request on these books, there is a quick way to access the lists through our catalog. Go to www.hcpl.net and in the search box type “2016-17 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List” (in quotes) or “2016 Texas Lone Star Reading List” (in quotes), or click on the links in this blog. You can place a hold on them by signing in with your card number and pin number.

Kaleidoscopes

This week we will explore light and refraction in Wednesday Wonders by making kaleidoscopes. The program is designed for children ages 6-10. Free tickets are available at the information desk 15 minutes before the start time of 4:45 pm. Space is limited.

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Still in the Heart of Tax Season

Yes, the Maud Marks Library is closed tomorrow and AARP will not be here to help with tax returns.  Don't worry though!  There is plenty of time left in the tax season this year.  In fact, due a holiday in Washington D.C., your taxes are not due until April 18.  That means AARP will continue to be out here on Mondays and Fridays through April 18.  You can come get your returns done on a first come, first served basis on Mondays March 28, April 4, 11, and 18 AND Fridays April 1, 8, and 15.