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Happy Thanksgiving from North Channel Library!

turkeyIn observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, the North Channel Library will be closing at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 25th.  We will remain closed from Thursday, November 26th through Sunday, November 29th.  We will reopen on Monday, November 30th 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!

 

Friends of the Library Book Sale This Weekend!

book saleCome shop at the Friends of the North Channel Library Book Sale! The book sale will be this Friday, November 6th and Saturday, November 7th during the library's open hours.  All proceeds from the sale go directly to the North Channel Library to fund various library needs, such as children's programs, books and other items. This will be our last book sale of the year so don't miss out!

See you this weekend! 

Early Voting at North Channel Library

votingIt's time for early voting!  Once again, North Channel Library is serving 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 19th - Friday,October 23rd: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday, October 24th: 7 am - 7 pm

Sunday, October 25th: 1 pm - 6 pm

Monday, October 26th - Friday October 30th: 7 am - 7 pm

For more information, visit Harris Votes.

 

Faithful Paws This Saturday

faithful pawsIt's time for another visit from our favorite furry friends-Faithful Paws!  Faithful Paws is an organization that brings dogs who love to hear kids read to them!  Help build reading confidence and cuddle a new pal at the same time!  Join Faithful Paws this Saturday,  October 17th from 2 pm to 3 pm.

Ask A Lawyer This Saturday

lawyerOur popular "Ask A Lawyer" program will be held this Saturday,October 10thh from 11 am - 12:30 pm in our Meeting Room.  This free legal clinic is presented by Angela D. Johnson, Attorney at Law.  Ms. Johnson will be answering legal questions and addressing issues that are important to the community.  Please join us for a chance for some free legal guidance.

 

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Library Book Sale this Weekend

girl readingIt's back! Come shop at the Friends of the North Channel Library Book Sale! The book sale will be this Friday, October 2nd and Saturday, October 3rd during the library's open hours.  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! 

 

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CANCELLED-Ask A Lawyer this Saturday

lawyerOur popular "Ask A Lawyer" program will be held this Saturday, September 12th from 11 am - 12:30 pm in our Meeting Room.  This free legal clinic is presented by Angela D. Johnson, Attorney at Law.  Ms. Johnson will be answering legal questions and addressing issues that are important to the community.  Please join us for a chance for some free legal guidance.

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Library closed on Labor Day

Job FairDon't forget, all Harris County Library locations will be closed this Monday, September 7th, in observance of Labor Day. And speaking of Labor Day, did you know Harris County will be hosting a Job and Career Fair on Thursday, September 10th at NRG Stadium from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm? Don't miss this opportunity to meet staff and hiring managers from several Harris County departments. Check out the Harris County Human Resources & Risk Management webpage for more information and to print out a free parking pass.

School Resources @ Your Library

studentSummer is over and that means it's back to school time.  Did you know that besides some cool new shoes and sharpened pencils, there's something else you need to succeed in school?  Your library databases!  We have an incredible amount of resources available online, such a magazine and journal articles, essays and links to controversial topics (perfect for persuasive essays), online practice tests and skill building exercises for SATs, and so much more.  You can access all of these great resources from home with your library card, or come in to the library and we will be happy to walk you through these tools.&n

Scrapbooking this Saturday

scrapbookingAre you interested in putting together a scrapbook but not sure where to start? Looking for some new scrapbooking ideas? Come to our monthly "Scrapbooking with Mia" program.  This month we will meet on Saturday, August 15th from 10 am to 3 pm in the meeting room. Don't forget to bring your photos. See you there!

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