The holidays have arrived. Join the staff at the Maud Smith Marks Branch of Harris County Public Libraries as they celebrate Santa’s Ranch Open House on Friday, December 16 from 1-4:30 p.m. Come listen to Christmas music. Visit Santa and join the elves in his workshop for fun crafts and other treats. For the complete schedule contact the library at 281-492-8592.
Treat yourself to a good book this holiday season. At the Maud Marks Library, we are big fans of writers, all writers, and we’ve decided it is time to celebrate them. Our 3rd annual Local Literary Festival & Market event will be on Saturday, December 3. Join us for 4 hours of story-time, crafts, face-painting, prizes, and even Santa. Between 12:30 and 4:30 p.m., we will be celebrating the many local authors and their books. […]
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, November 29 at 10 a.m. 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 […]
All Harris County libraries will be closing at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23. They will be closed for Thanksgiving Nov. 24-27. The libraries will reopen on Monday, November 28 at 1 p.m.
Are you interested in getting more out of your Microsoft Word program? On Tuesday, November 22 at 1 p.m., 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 29 at 7 p.m. Basic keyboard and mouse skills are required. Please call the Maud Marks Library at 281-492-8592 for more information and to register.
Come to the library and let imaginations soar as you explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) with crafts and activities. On Wednesdays, December 7, and 14 at 4:45 p.m., 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.
Are you interested in becoming a U.S. citizen? The Maud Marks Library will be hosting a citizenship class series on Mondays, at 6:30 p.m. Topics for the class will include preparing for the citizenship interview, tips for demonstrating English ability during the interview, and general knowledge of U.S. government and history. This class will continue to meet every Monday beginning November 14. In person registration is required. This class will be taught in English only.
Are you confused about how Medicare works? On Monday, November 14 at 2 p.m., Ms. Karen Chandler, a Medicare expert, will be at the Maud Marks Library to answer any questions you might have. Annual Enrollment Period is just getting started. Come get your answers at the library. Seating is limited. Please call the library at 281-492-8592 for more information and to register. Family Film Festival
School gets out early on Friday, November 4. At the Maud Marks Library, a family friendly movie will be shown at 1:15 p.m. Popcorn will be provided. For more information contact the Maud Marks Library at 281-492-8592.
Are you on our waiting list for an English as a Second Language Class? Would you like to learn English but are having a hard time finding a class that fits your schedule? HCPL’s ESL distance learning might be for you. You will be required to commit to only two Monday mornings from 9 AM- 12 noon for testing and orientation. After that, you will use a software program to learn how to speak English. There […]