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Paying no taxes?

O.K. we've probably all seen the book How to Pay Zero Taxes by Jeff Schnepper.  But, what do you do if the latest copy is checked out from your local library?

The Maud Marks Library will be hosting a program about End-of-Year Tax Tips on Thursday, December 10 at 6:30 PM.  Janet Montgomery, a representative from First Allied Securities, will be here to give tips on how to reduce your over all taxes for 2009.  Get tips to improve your tax return more than you could ever imagine.  Find out what you can do before it is too late.

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The Holidays Have Arrived! Are You Ready?

It's beginning to look (and feel) a lot like the December holidays.  Are you ready?!  If not, don't worry at all!  The Maud Marks Library has a number of ways to prepare for the winter holidays.

Are you still trying to find that perfect holiday card for that special someone?  Why not make it yourself?  The Maud Marks Library will be hosting a special one time class on how to make holiday cards tomorrow night, Tuesday, December 1 at 7 PM.  We'll be learning how to make our own cards on the computer and even print one per person.  This class size is extremely limited so click here to register.

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Free Money!!!

Do I have your attention yet?!

Yes, I really am talking about free money for you if your home was damaged in Hurricane Ike.  Let's face it, FEMA and insurance payment may not have been enough.  Many people still had to pay quite a bit of money out of pocket to fix their fences, roofs, walls, floors, and other repairs to their homes.  Did you know that you could get all of that money back?

Harris County Recovers is part of the Harris County Homeowner Disaster Recovery program designed to provide financial assistance to homeowners whose property was damaged by Hurricane Ike.  They are here to provide money to pay those massive repair bills.  Even if you have already spent your own money, you may qualify for a reimbursement.

Learn more about this valuable program next week on Thursday, December 3 at 7 PM here at the library. 

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The Value of a Dollar

The cost of an Individual membership to the Friends of the Maud Marks Library- $10.00

The cost of a hardback adult book at a Friends of the Maud Marks Library Book Sale- $1.00

The cost of a paperback children's book at a Friends of the Maud Marks Library Book Sale- $.25

The smile on a child's face while attending a Maud Marks Library program- PRICELESS

We've all seen the commercials on television; a dollar just doesn't buy you much nowadays.  But, did you know that buying a book at a Friends of the Maud Marks Library Book Sale can provide so much more?  Every month, the Friends of the Maud Marks Library take the money raise through our used book sales and give it to the library to pay for craft programs, storytimes, afterschool teen programs, summer reading programs, cultural events, and so much more.

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What Kind of Reader Are You?

Do you enjoy reading and discussing books?  Are you looking for a group of people who love books just as much as you do?  The Maud Marks Library has book clubs for any taste and schedule.  We host 3 book clubs monthly and always love to discuss books with a willing customer....

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