Maud Marks Library

Are you interested in learning more about your family’s past? The Maud Marks Library is offering one-on-one instruction on how to use the FamilySearch.org website. These classes will take place every Wednesday at 10 AM. This month we will be meeting on February 1, 8, 15, and 22. Learn more about how to get started looking into your family’s past and find out where you came from. Seating is extremely limited for this class.

 

Is your pre-schooler ready to explore the world? Children ages 2 ½ to 5 are invited to come to the Maud Marks Library on Wednesdays at 11:15 AM as we explore the world. There will be plenty of stations for science and sensory exploration as we learn about the world.

 

Harris County Public Library provides English as a Second Language programs for adults at several of its branch libraries. Maud Marks Library will offer a training workshop on Friday, January 20, from 9:30 AM to 1 PM. There is no charge for training attendance or materials. Those enrolling in the workshop are requested to actively support the ESL program for at least five months. If you are interested in becoming a tutor, please call the library at 281-492-8592 to register.

Did you get an e-reader this holiday season? Visit the Maud Marks Library on Tuesday, January 24 at 7 PM to learn all about the HCPL e-book collection. Learn all about downloading from our Digital Media Collection of e-books and music.  You must know how to use a mouse and a keyboard. Seating for this is extremely limited. Just let us know which device you own when you call to register and don’t forget to bring it with you to the class.

On Saturday, January 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Friends of the Maud Marks Library will hold their next used book sale. There is a large selection of hardback fiction and nonfiction, as well as children’s books and paperbacks. All proceeds will benefit the library.

 

The Maud Marks Library hosts a book club that meet monthly. The Evening Book Club meets on the first Monday of the month, February 6, at 7 PM. We will be discussing Orphan Train by Christine Kline. The Afternoon Book Club meets on the second Thursday of the month, February 9, at 1 PM. We will be discussing The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George. The Just Desserts Mystery Book Club will meet on Wednesday, February 15, at 1 PM. We will be discussing Flashback by Nevada Barr. You are encouraged to bring your favorite dessert to eat while we discuss whether our villains get their just desserts.   If you are interested in joining this discussion group, extra copies of the books are available at the library. There are no dues, and new members are welcome!

 

If you are interested in joining any discussion group, extra copies of the books are available at the library. There are no dues, and new members are welcome

 

On Tuesday, February 7 at 10 AM, the Maud Marks Library will be offering a basic class on how to work a computer. Join us to learn the basics of working with computers! Discover what a computer does, explore the various parts of a computer, familiarize yourself with Windows 7, and practice using the mouse. This class is designed for new computer users. Pre-registration is required. The class will fill up quickly, so don’t delay. Please call the Maud Marks Library at 281-492-8592 for more information and to register.

Need some help getting organized? Staying fit? Keeping in-touch? Or perhaps you need a new game to keep you occupied? Come to the Maud Marks Library on Tuesday, January 31 at 7 PM to learn about the most popular online apps for your iPad and Android tablets. Find out how you can harness these apps to organize and simplify your life or just have fun! Be sure to bring your mobile device to fully explore these apps. Seating for this class is extremely limited. Please call the Maud Marks Library at 281-492-8592 for more information at to register.

Beginning February 3 and every Monday and Friday through April 18, AARP will be offering free tax assistance to elderly and low-income individuals at the Maud Smith Marks Library. AARP assistance on Mondays and Fridays, Feb. 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24 and 27 runs from 10 AM to 2 PM.

Call the library for more information (281) 492-8592.

 

 

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Did you get an e-reader this holiday season? Visit the Maud Marks Library on Tuesday, January 24 at 7 p.m. to learn all about the HCPL e-book collection. Learn all about downloading from our Digital Media Collection of e-books and music. You must know how to use a mouse and a keyboard. Seating for this is extremely limited. Just let us know which device you own when you call to register and don’t forget to bring it with you to the class.  Please call the Maud Marks Library at 281-492-8592 for more information and to register.