Another Brick Wall?

 Did you ever feel like no matter how hard you try to find an answer to a particular question, you run into a brick wall?  Maybe the answer is at the library. We have access to many databases with current information on just about anything. Its worth a try. Give us a call or stop by and let us help you avoid that brick wall. 

Yea-haw!!!! It's time to Celebrate Us!

Hey Ya'll!  It's time to celebrate bein' Texan!  Ya'll gotta come by the Maud Marks Library on Saturday, March 3 from 1-4 to celebrate our Texan Heritage.  Chow down at our chuckwagon or kettle corn out front, or come inside and join the festivities there.  We'll have crafts of all kinds.  Learn to write your name with a quill pen.  Meet Sam Houston and Davy Crockett.  Watch out for the sheriff though; he might just gitcha and throw you in jail!  We'll have music and dancin' too.  Plus, if you're there at 1 PM, you can hear Texas Bob talk all about... you guessed it, Texas!

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!

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