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I've got a resume....now what?

So your resume is looking pretty sharp.  But you need more than a great looking resume to get in the door.  Cover letters, great references, and the art of the thank you letter are essential job hunting skills.  Join us Thursday, November 11th at 2 pm as Workforce Solutions presents the 2nd seminar in a 5 part series on Job Searching.  They will go over how to create winning cover letters, how to develop posi

How do you create a resume?

Do you need to polish your resume?  Think your resume needs an overhaul?  Or, do you have no idea where to even start?  Then be sure to attend the "Creating a Resume/Completing the Application" program presented by Workforce Solutions this Thursday, Noveber 4th from 2 pm to 4 pm.    This will the first seminar in a series of Job Search Seminars that Workforce Solutions will be presenting at the North Channel Library.   Other programs that will presented as part of this series include:

 

"Creating References, Cover & Thank You Letters"  Thursday, November 11th, 2 pm - 4 pm  

First Time Home Buyer Seminar

Are you thinking about buying a house for the first time.  Unsure of what the steps are?  Confused by real estate jargon?  Want an insider's guide to finding and buying a great deal?  Then you don't want to miss the First Time Home Buyer Seminar at the North Channel Library on Wednesday, November 3rd from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  A representative from Johnson Real Estate Executives will present an overview of the home buying process and talk about the benefits of home ownership.  Hope to see all you future homeowners there!

Early Voting is coming!

  It's time for early voting!  Once again, North Channel Library will serve as an Early Voting location.  If you chose to wait until Election Day to vote, you will need to go to your Precinct Polling Location.  To vote during Early Voting, please bring your voter's registration card, driver's license, or an other acceptable form of identification listed on the Harris Votes website.  Early voting hours are as follows: 

 Monday, October 18th-Friday,October 22nd: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday, October 23rd: 7 am - 7 pm

Sunday, October 24th: 1 pm - 6 pm

Monday, October 25th-29th: 7 am - 7 pm

Children's Books 1/2 off at Friends Book Sale

Do you love to fill your house with books?  The Friends of the North Channel Library is holding its monthly Book Sale this weekend from Friday, October 1st through Monday, October 4th.  This month all children's books will be priced 1/2 off.  So come and pick up some books for your kids, your neighbor's kids, your nieces & nephews or any other child you know who loves to read!

 

Photo courtesy of Cornell University Library

Pet Health

Did you know that Harris County has all kinds of information to help you keep your pets healthy and safe?  Check out our lobby display for a sampling of services and information the Harris County Veterinary Public Health Division can offer.  In fact this Saturday, the Harris County Veterinary Public Health Division is offering a low cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic at the Wallisville Courthouse at 14350 Wallisville Road from 9 am to 1 pm.  The cost is only $5.00.  Pets must be 3 months or older.  Remember, protect yourself and your pet!

Clay crafts at North Channel

The current Houston Museum of Fine Arts dispay, "Once Upon a Time: Telling Stories Through Clay," inspired a group North Channel kids as they created their own clay masterpieces at the September afterschool craft program on September 15th.  Kids made clay vases, pots, baskets, and even hot dogs!  Lots of fun was had by all!  Join us for our next afterschool craft program on October 6th as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Taste of the Americas and a Huichol Indian Yarn Craft.  See you then!

The museum of fine arts comes to north channel

The North Channel Library is enjoying a treat for the next couple of months.  Until November 8th, 2010, The North Channel Library  is hosting a travelling exhibit courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston entitled "Once Upon a Time: Telling Stories Through Clay."  The exhbition features 9 objects from the Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection of contemporary ceramics.   You can learn more about this exhibit from the MFAH website.  Also, be sure to voice your opinion of the exhibit by emailing the MFAH at onceuponatime@mfah.org, and the museum will email you a complimentary pass!

North Channel will be closed for Labor Day

Like many of you out there, the North Channel Staff will be enjoying some down time during the Labor Day holiday as the library will be closed Sunday, September 4th and Monday, September 5th.  Since 1882, Labor Day has been celebrated in one way or another.  The North Channel staff hopes everyone has a fun and safe holiday.  We will see you when we re-open at regular hours on Tuesday, September 6th.

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Meet our 2010 Adult Summer Reading Program Winner!

Stephanie Trice is the excited North Channel Library winner of a $50 Amazon.com gift card, courtesy of the Harris County Friends Council. Stephanie’s name was pulled from a random drawing of all the adults who completed the 2010 Adult Summer Reading Program, ReaderNation, at the North Channel Branch Library.

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