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A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy On the Atlantic Coast of Ireland, Stone House and its hostess, Chicky Starr, wait for their guests with anticipation.  A myriad of travelers, each with their own reason for coming to the edge of Ireland, are welcomed into the small hotel.  Maeve Binchy's "A Week in Winter" draws the reader into Chicky's realm, where second chances are given and redemption can be found. The North Channel Book Club will discuss "A Week in Winter" at 10 am on Wednesday, April 27 in the meeting room.

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.

Strings Attached

Yarn NeedlesSame program, different day!  Everyone 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, March 9th, in the meeting room.  Strings Attached will return to the first Wednesday of the month in April.

image courtesy www.clker.com © 2015.

 

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!  

A Valentine MeeTeen

Valentine HeartTeens, celebrate Valentine's a little early.  Stop by North Channel Branch Thursday, Feb. 11th , at 4:30 pm. We will gather in the meeting room for crafts and snacks and hanging out with our friends. 

North Channel Book Club- Holiday Edition

19113956 clipart.comTired of the bah humbugs? Need a book to put the holidays in your heart? Looking for a little holiday romance or mystery? December is free (well, almost) read month for the North Channel Book Club which means you get to read any holiday book you want and share it with the group. The North Channel Book Club will meet on Wednesday, December 16th at 10 am in the meeting room. 

MeeTeen! Winter Celebration!

 Teens and Tweens, get ready for the holiday season at North Channel!  We will meet on Thursday, Dec. 10th at 4:30 pm in the meeting room for a winter celebration.  We will have a photo booth, snacks and music.  We will use the photos in the next week's MeeTeen to make ornaments, so be sure to stop in and take pictures with your friends!

North Channel Book Club

Making Rounds with Oscar by David Dosa

Knowing how to say goodbye is never easy.  For the families of those stricken with Alzheimer's or dementia often have to say it long before they are ready.  In  "Making Rounds with Oscar," David Dosa, a geriatrician at Steere House in Rhode Island, explores how one cat seems to bridge the gap for families and patients on their life-changing journeys.

MeeTeen--Citizenship Month

Paracord ColorsTeens and tweens, come to the MeeTeen, North Channel's monthly teen program. In recognition of Citizenship Month, we will be discussing the election process. You will have a chance to vote on the activities for the next MeeTeen. Make your voice heard. We will meet on Thursday, Nov. 12th  at 4:30 pm.  Snacks will be provided. 

image courtesy of www.clipartsheep.com 2015. 

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