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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!

 

Book Sale This Weekend!

Boy readingJust in time to stock up for our Summer Reading Program, the Friends of the North Channel Library will be holding their monthly Book Sale this Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June 2nd during the library's open hours.  The Friends of the library has all types of books and movies for sale.  All proceeds from the sale go directly to the North Channel Library to fund various library needs, such as summer performers, books and other items.  Don't miss our book sale this weekend!

Travel Texas This Summer

Texas travelAre you planning a Texas road trip this summer?  It's a big state: where do you start?  The North Channel Library has some fabulous travel brochures courtesy of the Texas Historical Commission and the Texas Heritage Trails Program.  These brochures are full of facts and ideas about where to hit the trail in Texas.  Want to check out the Chisholm Trail?  Interested in the Texas Forts Trail?  Curious about learning more about the Texas Brazos Trail?  Come check out our travel display in the library featuring these brochures and Texas travel books to help you get started on your journey though our great state!

Mouse Paint with Para Los Ninos

The North Channel Library had a visit this morning from the Children's Museum of Houston as they presented their Para Los Ninos program.  In this session, we read Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh and then mixed and created our own color creations!  Next week we will be back to our regular Tuesday morning Toddler Time storytime geared toward children&nb

Tween Time Fun @ North Channel!

Wondering what Tween Time is all about?  It's about all kinds of things!  Last week we made geometric sculptures out of straws and paper clips while enjoying delicious snacks.  Next month, who knows what we'll be doing.  It could be crafts or science experiments or cooking or a mystery activity!  You'll have to come to our next Tween Time program on Wednesday, April 25th at 4:30 pm to find out!

Tween Time @ the library

Hey tweens, looking for a book club just for you?  This Wednesday, March 28th at 4:30pm, bring your latest favorite read and enjoy some light refreshments and socializing! Occasional book related crafts/activities or cooking.  See you there!

e-Reader class @ North Channel

Do you have a Kindle, Nook, iPad or other e-reader?  Did you know you can download free books from the library with your devices?  Come to our "Learn About Out eBooks and eReaders" classes on Wednesday, March 21st and March 28th at 6 pm.  You can bring your device or we will have a Kindle, Nook and iPad available for you to test out.  Registration is required.  You can call the library to register at 281-457-1631.

Spring Break Monday Movie Madness

Looks like it's going to be a rainy Spring Break this year.  Perfect weather for movie watching.  Join us this Monday March 12th @ 2:30 PM for our Monday Movie Madness.   Call the library for movie title.  See you there!

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!

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