Maud Smith Marks

Rainy Day in Katy

When it rains, it floods. Days like this is when a good book, movie or audio is a joy. If you don't have one, give us a call and we'll help you download one from one of our electronic sources and you'll avoid thos

Job Seminar Series

                                    

Searching for a job can be overwhelming.  And then, when you get the interview, how do you prepare for it? Come to the Maud Marks Library for assistance.  Workforce Solutions is hosting a series of classes for job seekers. The next one is titled Interviewing, which will be meeting on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at 10:00 am. Registration is required so do not hesitate. That job interview may be just around the corner. 

Thriller, Spiller, Filler

Do you know what I am talking about?  If you don't (or even if you do) you need to come to the Container Gardening class this Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m. here at Maud Marks Library.  The class is presented by the Master Gardeners of Harris County.  The Master Gardeners have a wealth of knowledge about gardening that is unique to the Houston area.  Come and find out what you can grow in a container.  Seating is limited for this class so you will need to register here or call the library at 281-492-8592. Hope to see you there.

Citizenship Class Series

 

Did you know that we will be offering a U.S. Citizenship Class here at Maud Marks?  The class will be held every Monday starting September 15th through October 27th at 6 pm.  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.  We also have practice test books that you can check out here at the library.  Look for them in our Popular Section behind the Reference Desk at call number 323.623 AleRegistration is required so be sure to call the library at 281-492-8592 to reserve your spot. 

Maker Monday

We are changing the name of  Afternoon Art to Maker Monday starting next week.  On the second and fourth Mondays children ages 6-11 are invited to create arts and crafts, and on the first and third Mondays children can now do simple science exploration. Both programs start at 4:30 and last about an hour. There is no program on the fifth Monday of the month. Come check it out! 

Computer Secure? Check!

   Do you experience anxiety when you go on the computer to check your email? What about placing an on-line order with your credit card? Maybe you don’t do either of these things because you’re too worried. Come to the library on Tues., Sept. 9, 2014, from 1:00-3:00 pm for a class on Computer Security. Learn tips to help secure your computer and become more confident when you log on. It could be the best class you take all year. Registration is necessary so do not hesitate.      

Booksale Saturday!

Don't forget!  The Friends of the Maud Marks Library will be holding their next booksale this Saturday, August 30 at 10 AM- 4 PM.  Come on out to check out our rock bottom prices and support our library.  Remember, proceeds from this and other booksales are used to support the library's great work in the Katy community.  Over the past 20 years, the Friends have helped provide the library with books, magazines, display cases, support for our programs, and more!  Come on out this Saturday and help us while you help yourself to our many many cheap books!

Preschool Explorers

We're really excited to start a new preschool program this fall. Its totally different from any other program we've ever offered. Its designed for the 2 1/2 - 5 year old. Sensory and science stations will be set up around the room where you and your child will have the opportunity to spend a half hour playing,observing and exploring.  We will get messy sometimes so dress appropriate. The program is Wednesdays at 11:15 am starting September 3.

Help a Neighbor. Help your Community. Become a Volunteer ESL Tutor!

Do you want to do the kind of volunteer work that will let you see with your own two eyes the impact you’re having? If so, Harris County Public Library has a volunteer opportunity for you: become an English-as-a-Second-Language tutor! No teaching experience is necessary. We provide the materials and space at the library to meet with students.

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