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Fun at Cards and Coffee

Thanks to all of our attendees to our first Cards and Coffee program.  Everyone enjoyed munching on some tasty treats while playing games of dominos, cards, and checkers.  There will be another Cards and Coffee program at the North Channel Library in January, so be sure to keep checking for our next date!  We hope to see you there!

How your child learns-Para Los Ninos

Our next Toddler Time and Preschool Storytime will feature a new installment of our Para Los Ninos program-How Your Child Learns.   Join us as we read stories and do activities, such as collages and creating a life-cycle wheel, that highlight ways you can encourage your child's natural love of learning. This one-on-one program is recommended for children ages 0-7 and their parents or caregivers.  Be sure to join us on Tuesday, November 23rd at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm to take part in this fun and interactive program.

Join us for Cards and Coffee!

Looking for a place to play some games and meet new people? The North Channel Library will host a Cards and Coffee program for adults and seniors on Friday, November 20 from 1 pm to 3 pm. The library will provide the cards, coffee and treats. You provide the fun!

Learn how to write a business plan

The North Channel Branch Library and the San Jacinto College Small Business Development Center will present a “Business Plan Workshop” on Monday, November 9th at 6 PM.   The program is free and will teach you how to write an effective business plan. Call the library at 713-457-1631 for registration and additional information.   We hope to see you there.

Wii Game Day at the Library

Hey teens!  Think you've got Wii skills?  Come and show off at our Wii game day on Wednesday, November 4th at 4:30 pm.  You never know what games we may be playing that day.

Toddler Time at North Channel

Calling all toddlers!  North Channel is happy to now offer Toddler Time!  Toddler Time is a storytime specifically geared towards children 18 months to 3 years.  Join us as we read stories, sing songs, learn fingerplays and do other fun activities, like pararchute play, toys and bubbles.  Join us every Tuesday at 10:30 am.  And don't forget, Preschool Storytime for children age 3 to 6 years has now moved to Tuesdays at 1:30 pm.  We hope to see you soon!

 

Jumpstart Baby Time!

On Thursday, October 8, 2009, the North Channel Baby Storytime participated in the 2009 Jumpstart Read For The Record program.  North Channel babies joined thousands of children from around the world and the United States by reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.  Twelve children and 10 adults joined us for our contribution to the Jumpstart program.  Last year, 700,000 readers around the globe participated in the Jumpstart program.  Lots of fun was had at this special storytime.  Be sure to join us next year!

 

Start your own business!

Are you thinking about starting your own business?  Then don't miss our Small Business Workshop to be held on Monday, September 28th at 6 pm.  The San Jacinto College Small Business Development Center will host this free and informative session.  Don't miss out on this great opportunity!

Look What we made!

 

 

 

 

 

North Channel Branch Library held an Adult Hobby program last Friday.  We made unique wrapped vases out of simple glasses and craft materials, such as scrapbook paper, yarn, and tissue paper.  Our next Adult Hobby day will be Friday, October 9 at 1:30 pm when we will be treated to a presentation by a Harris County Master Gardener.  We will learn what to plant in the Fall for a beautiful garden in the Spring.  We hope to see you there!

Finance 101 Program

Unsure how to manage your money during these tough financial times?

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