George and Barbara Bush Family Place opens inside Katy's Maud Smith Marks Branch Library

Maud Smith Marks Branch Library
Maud Smith Marks Branch Library now has a George and Barbara Bush Family Place. (Susan Rovegno/Community Impact Newspaper)

Maud Smith Marks Branch Library now has a George and Barbara Bush Family Place. (Susan Rovegno/Community Impact Newspaper)

Maud Smith Marks Branch Library, located at 1815 Westgreen Blvd., Katy, held an event Oct. 31 to celebrate the opening of the George and Barbara Bush Family Place. A Family Place Library is a space inside the branch library for toddlers and young children with toys, games, puzzles, books and materials for parents to encourage early literacy learning and promote interaction between a caregiver and child. Maud Marks Library is one of eight branches of the Harris County Public Library system that received funding from the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation and Phillips 66 for a Family Place Library. 832-927-7860. www.hcpl.net/branch/maud-smith-marks-branch-library