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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Be a smarter shopper before you even leave the house. On Saturday, November 18 at 2:30 PM, learn to get Consumer Reports ratings on products you are might consider purchasing. Discover websites which offer bargains, free coupons you can print, and ways to compare prices. Whether you are shopping for groceries, comparing washers or planning a trip, there are smart ways to save! Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Please call the Maud Marks […]
We have started a teen book club! Teens are invited to join us on Thursday, November 16 at 4:30 p.m. as we discuss the book Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth. If you are interested in joining us, extra copies of the book are available at the checkout desk. For more information call 281-492-8592 or visit 1815 Westgreen Blvd.
Ready to create that perfect resume? On Tuesday, November 14 at 10 AM, the Maud Marks Library will be teaching how to write your resume using Microsoft Word. Basic keyboard and mouse skills are required. This class is designed for intermediate computer users; familiarity with Microsoft Office products is required. Classes fill up quickly, so don’t delay. Please call the Maud Marks Library at 281-492-8592 for more information and to register.
Do you have an e-Device for books or audios and have questions? Did you know Harris County has hundreds of e-books and e-audios that can be checked out through our various databases? Never buy an e-book again. Instead, come to the library on Saturday, November 11 at 2:30 PM to learn how to download to your device. Just let us know which device you own when you call to register and don’t forget to bring […]
We’ll be having fun at the Maud Marks Library preparing for the holidays. Join us on Tuesday, November 14 at 2 PM as we make fall bookmarks for our reading pleasure and to give as gifts. All materials will be provided. Seating for this is extremely limited. Participants may register by calling the library at 281-492-8592 or by visiting the library.
You asked for it, you got it! Yoga has made its triumphant return to the Maud Marks Library with classes twice a month. Yoga can be a very relaxing and centering exercise program. Join us on Saturdays, November 4 at 10 AM and November 18 at 3 PM, as we learn about the benefits and basic how-to of yoga. Bring your mat and join us as we exercise our minds and bodies. Please call the […]
Come on November 21 at 6:30 PM to a hands-on multi-part workshop to learn tips of the trade from expert writers from The Houston Writers Guild. They will provide instruction to all writers at every level. Beginners and experienced writers are welcome. This series of 5 workshops in October, November, and December are hands-on, active sessions where you can write and receive feedback. So bring laptops and/or other writing utensils to get the most of each session. Seating […]