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LAST CHANCE TO GET ON BOARD!

Houston North Shore Railway:  ALL ABOARD!! Last chance to get registered for the Adult, Children's or Teen Summer Reading Program is coming up soon! Please be sure you are registered BY OR BEFORE Saturday, August 7th, to be eligible for either a free book (while supplies last) for teens and kids who reach their reading goals or to be entered into a drawing for a gift certificate for adults who log at least 4 books! Also, take a moment to read about our area history in Houston North Shore Railway by Charles C. Robinson and Paul  L. DeVerter, II....

CREATIVE WRITING CLUB @ YOUR LIBRARY

Teens and adults, try a new technique to stretch your writing boundaries. Meet with other creative writers of fiction and poetry to get a new perspective on the writing life. Join us in the Meeting Room this Friday, July 30th at 4 pm. Be there or be square! For more informaiton, please call: Ph. 281-457-1631

 

Photo courtesy of: Smithsonian Institution

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MAKE SANDWICHES @ YOUR LIBRARY!

Cook It! Teens and tweens, join us at 4 pm on Thursday, July 22nd, to make sandwiches! Put what YOU like on your sandwich--and take a bite out of...boring summer afternoon time! Make such a memorable snack that even the Earl of Sandwich would be tempted! Please call for more information: Ph. 281-457-1631

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MAKE SPIDERS @ YOUR LIBRARY!

Cool off this hot summer afternoon with some shivery, good fun! Teens and tweens, get crafty with beads and wire to hatch your own spider creation! Join us Thurdsay, July 15th from 4 to 6 pm in the Meeting Room. Please call for more information: 281-457-1631

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SCRAPBOOKING @ YOUR LIBRARY!

Join scrapbooking expert Mia to learn the basics as well as advanced techniques this coming Saturday, July 10th. You can come any time between 10 am and 3 pm. This craft program is open to all ages: adults, teens and tweens! Miss Mia will provide sample materials to get you started. Plus she brings all her die cut equipment so you can choose fancy shapes to enhance your pages! No pre-registration is required. Please call us for more information: Ph. 281-457-1631

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Creative Writing Club @ Your Library

Do you have a creative streak--and yearn to write? Poetry? Fiction? Join your fellow creative writing enthusiasts at the North Channel Library this coming Friday, June 25th, at 4 pm in the Meeting Room. Librarian Kelly H. (also a creative writer!) will lead the group into an exploration of creative poetry and fiction--for adults and teens! For more informaiton, please call: 281-457-1631

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SPECIAL STORYTIME FUN @ YOUR LIBRARY!

Blub! Blub! Preschool kids and parents, join us for swimming and camping stories next Tues. June 22nd at 1:30 pm. After the stories, special guests will help you make your own piggy bank! Plus light refreshments will be served! See you there!

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HEAR DRUMS @ YOUR LIBRARY!

On Wednesday, June 9th at 2:30 pm, come to the Children's Area to hear African tales told to the sound of drums! You will get a chance to help beat the drums during the program.  This program is designed for children. No free tickets are required. However, group leaders, please call for availability as seating is limited due to the Fire Code: Ph. 281-457-1631

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BRANCH CALENDAR: SEE ABOVE!

This summer, we have Reading Programs for ALL ages: Children, Teens and Adults! All planned activities to encourage summer reading are listed on the online Branch Calendar: please see above. For the Children's Programs, if Free tickets are required, these are available one week in advance. Monday Movie names will be posted inside the Library. Please call us for more information: Ph. 281-457-1631

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HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!

We hope that you enjoy the Memorial Day holiday! The North Channel Branch and all Harris County Libraries will be closed both Sunday, May 30th, and Monday, May 31st. We will reopen Tuesday, June 1st, at 10 am. If you need to renew materials, please remember to phone the Renewal Line at 713-747-4763 or visit our website at:  www.hcpl.net  You will need your library barcode number and 4 digit PIN to renew using either of these services. If you return materials to the Book Drop, do NOT leave them on the Front Porch if the Book Drop is full. Please keep your materials. When you bring the materials back once we reopen, just let us know that the Book Drop was full and we will waive your fines. See you after the holiday!

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