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Libraries closed during Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching, don't forget that all of the Harris County libraries will close early at 5 pm on Thursday, December 22nd and will not re-open until Tuesday, December 27th.  Galena Park Library will open at 12 pm on December 27.  Galena Park Library's holiday schedule is as follows:

Thursday, December 22nd   10 am - 5 pm

Friday, December 23rd - CLOSED

Saturday, December 24th - CLOSED

Sunday, December 25th - CLOSED

Monday, December 26th - CLOSED

Tuesday, December 27th - 12 pm - 8 pm

We hope everybody has a safe and happy Christmas holiday!  Feliz Navidad!

Library closed during Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching, don't forget that all of the Harris County libraries will close early at 5 pm on Thursday, December 22nd and will not re-open until Tuesday, December 27th.  North Channel Library will open at 10 am on December 27.  North Channel Library's holiday schedule is as follows:

Thursday, December 22nd   10 am - 5 pm

Friday, December 23rd - CLOSED

Saturday, December 24th - CLOSED

Sunday, December 25th - CLOSED

Monday, December 26th - CLOSED

Tuesday, December 27th - 10 am - 8 pm

We hope everybody has a safe and happy Christmas holiday!

Storytime during Christmas holidays

Need a break from the holiday madness?  Take a break from the hustle and bustle at the stores and head to the library for storytime with your little ones!  During the Christmas break, the library will continue to offer our weekly storytimes.

Santa visits Galena Park!

Santa made an early visit to Galena Park to make sure the children were staying on the nice list!  Luckily, our Galena Park kids have been extra good this year!  Santa was so pleased he stayed for crafts and cookies with everyone!  Thank you to Santa and the Galena Park Friends Group for making our Christmas party so much fun!

Santa Claus is coming to Galena Park!

You better watch out.  You better not cry.  You better not pout, I'm telling you why.  Santa Claus is coming to Galena Park Library!  Come meet your favorite jolly old elf and make some great Christmas crafts this Thursday, December 15th from 4 pm - 5 pm.  You'll get a chance to tell the big guy what you want for Christmas.  Don't forget to bring your camera!  Ho! Ho! Ho!

Holiday Spirit @ North Channel Library!

Here at North Channel Library we love the Christmas season!  We've finished decorating our big tree to put everyone in the holiday spirit.  We also have a display of popular holiday books for adults and children.  Find a new cookie recipe, read a chilling Christmas mystery, or snuggle down with the kids and read a new holiday classic.  We can meet your seasonal reading wants and needs here! 

And don't forget, if you've been extra good this year and Santa has already given you an e-reader, then you will want to attend our E-Books and Digital Library class this Wednesday evening at 6 pm.  Advance registration is required.  You can call us to register at 281-457-1631.

Children's Book Sale - 2 for 1

Did you miss the Friends of the North Channel Library Book Sale this weekend?  Don't worry!  The Friends always have books available for sale in the library lobby.  And right now, they are selling all children's books 2 for 1.  What a deal!  Pick up a great stocking stuffer and help support your library at the same time!

Library Book Sale This Weekend!

Are your shelves looking bare?  Then come to the library this Friday, December 2nd and Saturday, December 3rd to shop at the Friends of the North Channel Library Book Sale!  The Friends of the North Channel Library are always accepting donated books which are sold to support the North Channel Library.  Did your family enjoy some the of the fun programs at the library this summer?  Then you are enjoying the generosity of our Friends group!  They fund all kinds of programs and materials here at the library and would love to have your support.  So come to the library this weekend to check out the sale!   The sale will be held during library open hours:

1 pm - 6 pm on Friday, December 2nd

and

10 am - 5 pm on Saturday, December 3rd

See you there!

Happy Thanksgiving from North Channel!

In observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, the North Channel Library will be closing at 6 pm on Wednesday, November 23rd.  We will remain closed from Thursday, November 24th through Sunday, November 27th.  We will reopen on Monday, November 28th at 1 pm.  Don't forget that you can access many library resources from our website, www.hcpl.net.   We hope you have a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday!

Turkey Trot Storytime

Home all week with nothing to do?  Waddle on over to the library on Tuesday, November 22nd at 1:30 pm for a special Turkey Trot preschool story time!  We'll be reading Thanksgiving themed stories and do a Turkey version of the Hokey Pokey.  We'll make a craft too! Any questions, please call the library at 281-457-1631.

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