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Still time for tax help @ North Channel

Have you been putting off preparing your taxes?  If so, now is the time to come to the North Channel Library. Each Thursday from noon to 4 pm, the experienced pros from AARP will be here to prepare tax returns for low income and elderly customers. Please bring your tax return from last year as well as your W-2's and other papers for this year. You may sign-up as early as 10 am each Thursday!

Galena Park Closes this Saturday for Renovations

It's finally time. Galena Park Library will close this Saturday, March 3rd at 1pm for renovations.  When we reopen, we will have a fantastic new computer lab as well as a fresh coat of paint and new carpeting.  While we are closed and getting spiffy, you can visit our neighboring Jacinto City or North Channel Branch Library for any of your library needs.  Any holds not picked up by Saturday will be sent to the Jacinto City branch.  We can't wait for you to see what we look like in a couple of months!  Se

*TONIGHT* - Business Plan Workshop

Do you dream of starting your own business?  Then you need a plan!  Join us on Monday, February 27th at 6:15 pm for our "Business Plan Workshop" presented by the San Jacinto College Small Business Development Center.  Lots of useful information and tips will be discussed.  Call the library to register at 281-457-1631.  Start planning your future now!

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Hey Diddle Diddle

It's time for another animated flannel board!  This week we are featuring a short animated version of the classic Mother Goose  nursery rhyme, Hey Diddle Diddle.

Hey, diddle, diddle,
The cat and the fiddle,
The cow jumped over the moon;
The little dog laughed
To see such sport,
And the dish ran away with the spoon.

 

Valentine's Day Card Craft at Galena Park

Kids, Valentine's Day is just around the corner.  Who will be your valentine?  Mom? Dad? Grandma or Grandpa?  Your best friend?  Or maybe even your favorite librarian!  Show them your appreciation and love with an original creation made by you!  We'll be making lovely Valentine's Day on February 14th from 3-5 pm.  Come join us!

Valentine's Day Card Craft

Kids, Valentine's Day is just around the corner.  Who will be your valentine?  Mom? Dad? Grandma or Grandpa?  Your best friend?  Or maybe even your favorite librarian!  Show them your appreciation and love with an original creation made by you!  We'll be making lovely Valentine's Day cards on Wednesday, February 8th starting at 4:30 pm.  Come join us!

Book Sale This Weekend

It's back!  After skipping last month, the Friends of the North Channel Library are holding their monthly book sale this weekend.  Come to our meeting room on Friday, February 3rd from 1 pm - 6 pm and Saturday, February 4th from 10 am to 5 pm and check out all of books just waiting to bought.  All proceeds from the sale directly benefit the North Channel Library and helps to fund things such as our Summer Reading Program and the purchase of additional materials.  We look forward to seeing you this weekend at the sale!

Monday Movie Madness!

Hey kids, join us at the library this Monday, January 23rd at 4:30 pm for our monthly Monday Movie Madness!  We will be showing a funny movie about a zookeeper who starts talking to the animals.  See you there!

Library closed for MLK Day

All Harris County Libraries will be closed on Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day.  First observed in 1986, this floating federal holiday always falls on the third Monday in January because Martin Luther King Jr was born on January 15th.  If you are interested in learning more about Martin Luther King Jr, the library has several books available.  Also

Check out our digital books!

Did Santa deliver an e-reader under your Christmas tree this year?  You can read digital books for free on you devices just by using our Digital Media Catalog.  You can read ebooks from the library on your Kindle, Nook, or many other e-readers, including iPads and smartphones.  Check out our Digital Media Catalog to learn more!

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