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Happy St. Patrick's Day

The littlest leprechaunIn honor of St. Patrick's Day, North Channel Library was visted by the most wee of creatures, leprechauns.  North Channel children created leprechaun masks at both our afterschool craft day and in storytimes.  Now we are ready for the wearing o' the green!  Happy St. Patrick's Day!

 

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St. Patrick's Day Craft for Kids

LeprechaunHey kids, did you know St. Patrick's Day will be celebrated next week?  Get in the spirit early by creating a leprechaun mask on Wednesday, March 10 @ 4:30.  Erin go Bragh!

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Book Sale Time

Book BagsIt's that time of the month again!  Time to fill your bookshelves with new treasures from the Friends of the North Channel Library Book Sale.  The March book sale will be begin Friday, March 5th and end Monday, March 8th.  All proceeds generated from the book sale directly benefit the North Channel Library and help fund book purchases and special programs for children, teens, and adults.  Come on out and support the Friends of North Channel Library!

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Teen Poster Project

Teen Poster ProjectHey teens! Help us get ready for Teen Tech Week by creating a low-tech poster! Tuesday, March 2 from 3:30-5 pm, get your creative juices flowing to design a poster celebrating this year’s theme of “Learn, Create, Share.”

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North Channel Book Club for February

The Shadow of the Wind by Caros Ruiz ZafonTitle to be discussed: The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. Date of meeting: Wednesday, February 24th, 10am.   Summary: Barcelona, 1945—A great world city lies shrouded in secrets after the war, and a boy mourning the loss of his mother finds solace in his love for an extraordinary book called The Shadow of the Wind, by an author named Julian Carax....

Valentine's Craft for kids!

Hey kids!  Want to make a fun craft for Valentine's Day?  Join us at the library on Wednesday, February 10 at 4:30 and create a magnetic foam Valentine's frame.  What a special gift to give you mom, dad, grandparent or best friend.  We'll see you there!

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Book Sale this Weekend

Are your bookshelves looking a little bare?  Fill them up during our monthly Friends of North Channel Library Book Sale this weekend.  Gently used books and movies are available for perusal and purchase during this monthly event put on by the library's Friend group.  All proceeds from the book sale directly benefit the North Channel Library and help pay for children's, teen, and adult programming, library books, and other library needs.   So come support the library and your book habit by stopping by the sale this weekend beginning Friday through Sunday!

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A History of Tea Program

Celebrate Hot Tea Month at the North Channel Library. On Friday, January 29th at 1:00 pm, a speaker from the Harris County Master Gardeners Association will talk about the history of tea. We will also discuss how to grow your own herbal tea and enjoy tasting a variety of teas. We hope you join us! For more information, please call 281-457-1631.

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Tax assistance on its way

Does the thought of preparing your taxes leave you quaking in your boots?  Does the thought of filling out form after form make your mouth run dry?  Have no fear, tax assistance is here!  The wonderful volunteers from AARP will be visiting the North Channel Library again this year to help you fill out your tax forms.  Beginning February 4th, these brave souls will be available from noon to 4 pm every Thursday up to and including April 15th.    Please keep in mind that the volunteers are only able to see about 20-30 customers per day, so registration is required.  Sign up is only available on tax assistance days beginning when the library opens at 10 am and you must sign up in person.    Also, please remember to bring all of your documents with you.  It is especially helpful if you are able to...

Tax forms have arrived

It's that time of year again-tax season.  The North Channel Library has many of the tax forms you will need to file your taxes.  Look for them in the library's lobby.  If you need assistance locating a tax form, please let us know!

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