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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.

Turkey hat craft at Galena Park

Looking for something fun to do while you are off from school for Thanksgiving week?  Then come to the library on Wednesday, November 23rd at 4 pm and make a fun turkey hat to wear at your Thanksgiving dinner!  Gobble gobble!

E-Book Computer Class

Do plan on giving or receiving an e-reader device this holiday season?  Or are you just curious about how to navigate the library's digital media catalog?  For some hands-on answers your digital questions, sign up for our E-Books and Digital Library class in December.  We will offer an English and a Spanish language session on the following dates:

Spanish :

Wednesday, December 7

6 pm - 7:45 pm

 

English :

Wednesday, December 14th

6 pm - 7:45 pm

Storybook Opera comes back to North Channel

La la la!  Do you love books so much that you just have to sing about it?  Then be sure to join us for a fun children's program with the Houston Grand Opera's Storybook Opera!  The presenter will be showcasing picture books for toddler and preschoolers in a very musical way!  So don't be late this Tuesday, November 8 at 10:30 am in our meeting room.  This program is recommended for children age 18 months to 6 years.

Happy Halloween from North Channel!

It's one our staff's favorite holidays-Halloween!  Be sure to stop in and check out some staff costumes.  And kids, we'd love to see your costumes too!  We've got spooky books for kids and adults.  And who knows, there may be some yummy treats here too!  Have a happy and safe Halloween!

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