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Happy the Clown show @ North Channel Library

Happy the clownCome on everybody, get Happy!  It's time for our annual visit from Happy the Clown this Wednesday, August 8th @ 2:30 pm in the children's area.  Happy will be here to delight and entertain us with his Hip Hop Clown Show.  Come by and enjoy the show!  And don't forget, the last day to log your Summer Reading books is this Saturday, August 11th.

Veggie Pals @ North Channel

Veggie PalsKids, do you want to learn how to be healthy?  Parents, want you kids to love vegetables?  Then you're in luck!  Today, August 1 at 2:30 pm Veggie Pals will be at the library to show us all how to be healthy.  Join Mrs. Claudia and her Vegetable/Fruit Friend and learn about Healthy Eating through interactive fun! 

Required School Reading Lists

Out of the dustHey students!  Did you have required summer reading for school?  Have you been meaning to pick up

The Traveling Naturalist @ North Channel

Traveling NaturalistThe Traveling Naturalist from Challenger 7 Memorial Park helps us "Discover Nature Where We Live".   We will learn about all kinds of animals.  There may even be some animals in the library to check out in person!  Join us this Wednesday, July 25th at 2:30 pm for the Traveling Naturalist!

It's not too late to sign up for the Summer Reading Program!

Summer craftDid you know that it's not too late to sign up for the 2012 Summer Reading Program?  You can keep reading and logging your books until August 11th.  Don't forget we have programs for Children, Teens & Adults:

Children (age 0-12)  Read or listen to any 10 books or log 500 minutes and receive a free book and certificate of completion while supplies last.

Teens (age 12-18) Read or listen to any 5 books or log 600 minutes and receive a flash drive bracelet while supplies last.

Library Closed for 4th of July

fireworksThe library will be closed this Wednesday, July 4th, in observance of the Independence Day holiday.  So don't forget to come in early this week to get your reading materials!  We've got a new display featuring books that are filled with all kinds of family activities to do this Independence Day (and the rest of the summer too, come to think of it). 

Have a fun and safe holiday and see you Thursday, July 5th!

Science Quest @ the Library

Mr. Bartell, a veteran scientist, will make science come alive with dazzling experiments when we visits the North Channel Library on Wednesday, June 20th at 2:30 pm.  Join us!

Arts Alive @ North Channel Library

Kids playing dress upJoin us this Wednesday, June 13th at 2:30 pm for our next big summer program-Arts Alive!  Arts Alive will present a program featuring dramatic movement and play.  This year's theme is Crazy Careers.  You won't want to miss it!  See you Wednesday!

Storytimes Year-Round @ North Channel

Storytime funWith the start of summer you may have noticed all the extra children's programming we do.  But don't forget about our year-round storytime programs too!  As you can see in this picture from our preschool storytime, we have lots of fun!  Our storytime schedule is:

Toddler Time (18 months - 3 years) every Tuesday at 10:30 am

Preschool Storytime (3 years - 6 years) every Tuesday at 1:30 pm

Babytime Storytime (0 to 18 months) every Thursday at 10:30 am

We hope to see you there!

3 Little Pigs Puppet Show @ North Channel!

Carranza PuppetsOur Summer Reading Club has officially begun and we welcome it with our first big program of the summer, "The Three Little Pigs" by Carranza Puppets!  From Carranza Puppets website:

"This whimsical version of an old favorite is brought together by the charming Three Little Pigs and Gullible Wolf. Children of all ages will be delighted by the collapsing houses and the original music! This is a 30 minute hand puppet show with an additional marionette variety act."

We hope you will be able to join us this Wednesday, June 6th at 2:30pm for this delightful marionette show!

 

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