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Teens and tweens, you are invited to come to the North Channel Branch and join the Teen Advisory Group.  Make your voices heard on a variety of subjects from decorating the teen area to future programs you would like to see at the library. TAG will be gathering in the meeting room on Wednesday, Nov. 9th, at 4:30 pm. We will have refreshments. Participants can earn volunteer hours for any school organization requirements.  

North Channel Book Club-Gulf Coast Reads

AThe Train To Crystal City by Jan Jarboe Russell World War II... The United States of America... Taken from their homes, Japanese, Italian and German immigrants and their American born children were taken by rail to Crystal City, Texas, home of the only family internment camp in the nation.  But Crystal City is also home to a secret prisoner exchange program, designed to return high profile prisoners of war from behind enemy lines.  Hundreds of citizens will find themselves sent to survive in the war-torn Germany and Japan, cut away from their American home and struggle to return to America.

CrafTeen @ NC

The North Channel Branch will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by creating a clay art piece inspired by trophies of the Mesoamerican ball game. Teens and tweens are invited to join in  We will get together in the meeting room on Monday, Sept. 26th, at 4:30 pm.  

© The Cleveland Museum of Art  2016

This Week @NC--TeenSRP

Teen Board GamesTeens and tweens! All summer long, we have been playing games, making snacks and watching movies. Are we having fun without you?  Now is the time to swing by the North Channel Branch.  Sign in and log your reading and activities for prizes. 

It's the final week of summer programming!  Stop in on  Thursday, Aug. 4th, we will watch a movie and have snacks to celebrate summer reading.  We will meet in the meeting room at 4:30 pm. Don't miss out on the fun. 

For the Pokemon Go Players out there, the North Channel Branch is a Pokestop where you can refuel in the air conditioning.  

Teen SRP--Coming Up @NC

Teen Cheer

The Teen Summer Reading Program is rolling quickly by.  Swing by the North Channel Branch on Tuesday, July 12th,  to make a story kit.  Then, bring your imagination for an epic charades battle on Thursday, July 14th.  Teen programs start at 4:30 pm in the meeting room.

Don't forget to log your books and activities. 

Teen SRP- TeenScene

movie watchersWe are kicking off the Teen Summer Reading Program this week. We are watching an awesome Thursday Throwback movie on the big screen.  Teens and tweens are invited to join us in the meeting room at 4 pm on Thursday, June 9th.  Bring a pillow, blanket, an awesome snack and light colored drink, and take to the ice with a cool movie.

Strings Attached

Yarn NeedlesEveryone is invited to stop by North Channel and learn how to knit, to crochet or suggest a needle craft we can all learn about together.  Supplies are available for those just wanting to try it out.  Share your knowledge with others and show off your current projects.  Please join Strings Attached at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, May 4th, in the meeting room. 

image courtesy © 2015.


WeDo Robotics!

It's almost here again!  Have some Lego fun with HCPL’s Lego WeDo Robotics kits!  We will  work together to build robotics projects.  We'll meet in North Channel’s meeting room at 4:30 pm, Tuesday, April 19th.  Didn't make it?  We will also have two more awesome days of robot building.  MeeTeen on Thursday, April 21st will feature more builds.  The Tween Time on Wednesday, April 27th will also be a day of robotics.  Space is limited so be sure to sign up at the front desk to make sure you have a seat. 

TeenTech Week

Teen Tech Week 2016Teens and tweens, pop in to the North Channel Branch this afternoon to "Create it @ Your LIbrary!"  We will be creating a cell phone hologram projector for Teen Tech Week. Join us at 4:30 pm in the meeting room, today, March 10.

This Weekend -- Faithful Paws

Reading with a FriendAre you ready for a visit from our favorite furry friends-Faithful Paws? Then stop by North Channel and see Faithful Paws this Saturday, February 20th from 2 pm to 3 pm.   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!  

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