Books

Microsoft Word Class

Are you interested in getting more out of your Microsoft Word program?  On Tuesday, November 7 at 7 PM, the Maud Marks Library will be teaching the basics of how to use Microsoft Word.  Can’t come then?  Don’t worry, the class will repeat Tuesday, November 21 at 1 PM.  Basic keyboard and mouse skills are required.  Please call the Maud Marks Library at 281-492-8592 for more information and to register.  

Wednesday Wonders

Come to the library and let imaginations soar as you explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) with crafts and activities.  On Wednesdays, November 1, 8, 15, and 29 at 4:45 pm, the Maud Marks Branch Library will host Wednesday Wonders for ages 6-11.  These programs normally last about one hour.  All necessary materials are provided.  This is a ticketed program.  Tickets are available at 4:30 the day of the program. For more information […]

Volunteer at the Library

Volunteer opportunities abound at the Maud Marks Library.  Volunteers are needed to help shelve, count patrons, and more.  We will be holding our next volunteer orientation on Thursday, November 2, at 5 PM.  Students should be in high school and must be able to commit to two hours a week.  If you would like to help in any way, please contact Elizabeth Herndon at 281-492-8592.

TeenMAKERS

Teens & tweens in 6th grade and up are invited to come MAKE something at the library.  This will be a monthly program which will include robotics, science experiments, art & crafts, and more!  This month, on November 2 at 3:30, we will be making a holiday photo booth.  This is a ticketed program.  Tickets will be available 30 minutes prior to the program.  Come have fun and MAKE something!

Unlocking Medicare  

Did you know, Medicare is the key source of health care coverage for retirees age 65 and older but it is not designed to pay for all health care costs?  On Saturday, November 11 at 1 PM, Ms. Debrorah Stelly will be at the Maud Marks Library to answer any questions you might have.  Topics covered will include all parts of Medicare and what they cover, estimated out of pocket expenses, and deductibles and other […]

Katy MakerSpace

Did you know that the Katy area has its very own MakerSpace?  We’ll be learning all about this special place for creators and inventors at the library on Tuesday, November 14 at 7 PM.  Harry Krueger will be here to give us an introduction to Katy MakerSpace and all you can do there.  Makers of all ages and disciplines are encouraged to join us as we learn everything our new MakerSpace has to offer. For […]

Advanced Microsoft Excel Class

Are you interested in getting more out of your Microsoft Excel program?  On Saturdays, November 4 at 1 PM, and November 11 and 18 at 10 AM, the Maud Marks Library will be teaching beyond the basics of Microsoft Excel. We will be learning all about formulas, charts, and tables.  You must have taken our basic Excel class or have a working knowledge of Excel.  This is a three-part class; please sign up for all […]

Holiday Book Bash

Treat yourself to a good book this holiday season!  At the Maud Marks Library, we are big fans of writers and it’s time to celebrate them!  Our 4th annual Book Bash will be on Saturday, November 4, between 2-4:30 PM.  Mix and mingle with prize winning authors where there will be 2 hours of storytime, crafts, author talks, and  prizes for those attending. Children’s authors will be reading  their books and doing crafts with the kids.  Adults can attend one or […]

“Harvey” by Lucy Boe

My name is Lucy Boe and I am a first grade teacher at Creech Elementary. Since losing my classroom in the flood, I decided to write a children’s book, told from the perspective of my bear, Harvey, who was inside of my classroom. 20% of proceeds from book sales will go towards hurricane relief efforts in Katy. Here is the link to my book: https://www.createspace.com/7605871 “Harvey” by Lucy Boe www.createspace.com Harvey is a bear who has […]

Young Adult Book Club, Advisory Council & More For Teens At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries is launching new programs specifically designed for high school-aged teens in grades 9 through 12. The programs provide fun and challenging opportunities for these young adults, who are also encouraged to become active participants in designing and orchestrating new activities for teens in the library system. In October, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present the following programs for the Young Adult community. Young Adult Book Club– Wednesday, October 11, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Conference Classroom. Teen […]