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Make a Father's Day Card @ North Channel

dadAre 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 program is held the 3rd Saturday of every month from 10 am - 3 pm.  This Saturday, June 15th, Scrapbooking with Mia will help kids make a special card for Dad.  See you there!

Ronald McDonald @ North Channel Library

Ronald McDonaldNorth Channel Library will host a very special visitor today-Ronald McDonald! Be amazed with spell-binding tricks from your favorite restaurant's clown!  Join us today, Wednesday, June 12th @ 2:30 pm. 

Adult Summer Reading Program for Adults @ North Channel

Adult Summer Reading ProgramIt summertime and that means it's time again for our Summer Reading Program!  But grown-ups, don't think the fun is just for kids.  We have an Adult Summer Reading Program too!  If you participate you will be eligible for several drawings. Adults who read or listen to 5 books or log 600 minutes will be entered in random drawings to win one of two Kindle Fires, or a $30.00 bookstore gift card at conclusion of the program. Additional random drawings from all adult registrants will be held during the summer for a chance to win a Kindle Paperwhite. 

RESCHEDULED-Scrapbooking with Mia today

*Scrapbooking has been rescheduled for today, May 23 from 2-5 pm.

Are 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 program is held the 3rd Saturday of every month from 10 am - 3 pm. Don't forget to bring your photos. See you there!

Llama Llama and His Mama

llama llama home with mamaMother’s Day is coming up this Sunday, May 12th. There are so many wonderful picture books that depict a mother and child relationship.  Some of my favorite books about that special bond are the Llama Llama series by Anna Dewdney.  Little Llama Llama is just like any other kid.  Sometimes he gets scared at night, or throws a tantrum at the store, or he just doesn’t feel very well.   Lucky for him, he always has his Mama around to love him no matter what.  Toddlers and preschoolers love these books and they are perfect for reading at night while cuddling with your own little llamas.

How To Write a Business Plan

writing a business planNeed help getting started on a business plan? The San Jacinto College Small Business Development Center will help you get going with this informative seminar.  Join us this Monday, May 6th at 6pm to get all kinds of useful tips and tricks to start you on your way. Call the North Channel Library branch at 281-457-1631 for more information.
 

Friends of the North Channel Library Book Sale this weekend

book saleHelp the library raise money and stock your bookshelves at the same time!  The Friends of the North Channel Library will be holding their monthly Book Sale this Friday, May 3rd and Saturday, May 4th during the library's open hours.  The Friends group 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!

Terrific Trees

A tree is niceArbor Day is coming up on April 26th.  In Texas, Arbor Day is held on the last Friday in April, though the first Arbor Day was held on April 10, 1872 in Nebraska.  Arbor Day is a chance for us to reflect on the importance of trees and is often celebrated by planting new trees.

Pointillism painting @ North Channel

pointillismKids, it's time for another Storybook Art program!   This month we will be exploring pointillsim, which is a style of art where you paint using small dots instead of brush strokes.  If you'd like to try it out, come to the North Channel Library on Monday, April 22nd @ 4:30 pm.  We'd love for you to join us!

Learn How to Start a Business

woman typingNorth Channel Library is happy to once again host "How to Start a Business", presented by Tom Sherriffs from the San Jacinto College Small Business Development Center on Monday, April 8th @ 6:15 pm.  This popular program will give you valuable tips and ideas you need to be successful.  Sign up by calling the library at 281-457-1631.

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