Computer Time

   Just a reminder, the Maud Marks Library offers several computer classes at no charge. If you prefer advanced skills, register for our Intermediate Microsoft Excel class scheduled at 10 am on Tues., March 25. On the same day, for those who are just starting out we have a Keyboarding 101 class scheduled for 1 pm and a Computer Basics class scheduled for 7 pm.  If Microsoft Word might be what you need? Check out the classes scheduled on our calendar and register on-line. Space is limited so don’t wait too long. There might be a waiting list for some of the classes.

Beautiful Eggs

         I know it's still March, but I'm already thinking about Easter.  I'm all excited about making these beautiful Ukrainian Easter Eggs!  They are very labor intensive but well worth the effort.  Tuesday, April 8th from 2:00 pm till 5:00 pm we will be learning how to make these wonderful eggs!  Notice the extended meeting time.  We will need extra time to finish these eggs.  I will provide whole, raw eggs, and everything else you need.  You are welcome to bring a blown out egg to decorate if you are uncomfortable about keeping a raw egg.  I assure you it is safe and will dry out in the shell and will not stink!  Space is limited so you will have to sign up here

Teen Tech Week

This week Maud Marks celebrated our first Teen Tech Week.  Local teens and tweens came by the library on Wednesday and Thursday this week to learn coding.  They were able to program their very own computer games with the help of our new Young Adult Librarian, Ms. Lauren.  At the end, they were even able to play the very games they created.

Missed all the fun?  Don't worry we have more fun activities for the teen and tween age group coming up.  This next Thursday, after school, we will be hosting a Divergent party to celebrate the release of the upcoming movie.  And every Thursday at the same time we will be having various other activities such as movies, game days, or crafts.  Come join Ms. Lauren for all the fun!  Check out our calendar for what will be happening each week.

Irrigating Your Lawn or Garden

Our Green Thumb Master Gardening Series continues this Saturday, March 15th, with a program on Irrigation.  Learn all about techniques and materials used in creating your own lawn/ garden watering system.  This free program begins at 10 a.m. in the meeting room and is presented by the Harris County Master Gardeners Association and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.  You can register online here or call to register 281-492-8592.

 

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Spring Break

Along with our regular story times, book clubs and computer classes we are offering some extra events at the library next week.

Family Movie Time will be March 10, 11 and 14 at 3 pm. Call the library at 281-492-8592 for the name of the movies.

Teen Tech Week is also next week. They will  learn how to create codes for designing apps and video games on March 12 and 13 at 3 pm.