Maud Marks Library

Area Libraries Opening as Summer Begins and Pandemic Threat Subsides

Akhila Bhat, Maud Marks Library branch manager (Harris County Public Library photo)

By George Slaughter Katy-area libraries are not yet at full capacity as the pandemic subsides and the summer begins, but they are opening up and welcoming back their patrons. “All of the Harris County Public Library branches are at 75% occupancy as we’re following the Harris County threat level guidance,” Angel Hill, Katy Branch Library senior manager, said. “Currently, the level is at Yellow, but once it reaches the next level (Green), we’ll be back […]

Harris County Libraries Remains Closed But Continues Virtual Programming and Curbside Pickup

Curbside Pickup at the Katy Library While the Katy Library at 5414 Franz Road is closed to the public, we are offering curbside pickup to check out items on your library account. Request online or contact us at 281-391-3509 to place orders or for more information.   Monthly Take-Home Craft Kit at the Katy Library Pick up a children’s craft kit each month at our no-contact curbside pickup. Even though the library’s closed, the fun doesn’t […]

Join us tomorrow, December 6th at Maud Marks Library for the ABC13 Share Your Holidays Food Drive!

From 6:00am to 6:00pm tomorrow, December 6th, bring your donations of nonperishable foods and personal care items to the Maud Marks Library for this annual event that helps stock the KCM Food Pantry before the Christmas holiday. Click the button above to see what is most needed! 25 Years of Community Partnership Naomi Haught, Assistant Branch Manager at Maud Marks says the library has participated in this annual event since 1994, always benefiting the KCM […]

Citizens for Animal Protection and West Houston Subaru bring you the Home for the Holidays Open House, Adoption Event & Holiday Market

Citizens for Animal Protection and West Houston Subaru bring you the Home for the Holidays Open House, Adoption Event & Holiday Market, a Subaru Share the Love® Event with support from the ASPCA® and Subaru. You’re invited to our annual Home for the Holidays Open House, Adoption Event & Holiday Market at the CAP Animal Shelter & Pet Adoption Center. Adorable adoptable pets, Santa photos, fresh baked sweet treats, refreshments, and a festive holiday market […]

Library Commemorating Its 25th Anniversary Saturday

Courtesy Maud Smith Marks Library

By George Slaughter The Maud Smith Marks Library celebrates its 25th anniversary at 1 p.m. Saturday with a cake cutting and other events, including a book character contest, a book spin contest, and a book race contest. The celebration will also include square dancers, games, crafts, a magician, a visit from Mother Goose, and contests and snacks. Remembering Maud Smith Marks Maud Smith Marks, the library’s namesake, lived in the early 20th century. She and […]

Maud Marks Library Has a New Branch Manager

Akhila Bhat, Maud Marks Library Branch Manager (Harris County Public Library photo)

By George Slaughter One can always learn something new when visiting a library. For Akhila Bhat, that passion for learning has evolved into a career that finds her in a new role, as branch manager for the Maud Marks Library. Bhat began her new role last month after making an almost 9,000-mile journey to get to Southeast Texas. She is from Mumbai, India. She married and moved to the United States as her husband, Surendra, […]

Peoples Law School Free Program For Small Business

The People’s Law School, hosted by the Maud Marks Library and sponsored by the Katy Bar Association will provide a fun filled discussion and Q&A for small business regarding trademarks, copyright, webpage rights and other intellectual property issues to protect or grow your business.  Charles Knobloch is a patent, trademark, and Texas attorney and is no stranger to our oil, medical, and computer-based Houston economy.  A computer science geophysicist, Charles also chaired last years program […]

Maud Marks and All Harris County Public Libraries remain closed on Wednesday

Branch Manager Sylvia Powers, Harris County Public Libraries AGENCY The Maud Marks Branch Library will remain closed on Wednesday, January 17th. All Harris County Public Library branches and administrative offices are closed Wednesday, January 17, 2018 due to hazardous road conditions. You will not be charged late fees for items due either today or tomorrow (January 16,17). Stay safe and warm and we’ll see you soon! Jan 16 in General to subscribers of Maud Marks Branch Library

Senior Living Options

Senior citizens and their family members are invited to join us for a new series at the Maud Marks Library.  Every 3rd Friday of the month, experts will be here to discuss various topics pertinent to senior living.  On November 17 at 3 PM, we will explore home care.  Learn what it provides and how to best utilize these services.  Come discover what kind of life is best for you or your loved one. Pre-registration […]