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Faithful Paws

Did you know friendly, furry pals will be here at North Channel Library Saturday, August 19 from 2-3pm to listen to you read to them? Faithful Paws of Houston provides trained and well-groomed dogs for a visit here every third Saturday of the month at the same time. Sit and share with them for early literacy encouragement, reading practice, or just for fun! All ages are welcome including teens, adults and seniors. Children's Area. For more information please call the branch at (281) 457-1631.

Monday Movie: Smurfs: The Lost Village

View Smurfette and the boys' new adventure to the Forbidden Forest, filled with magical creatures, on Monday, August 14 at 2:30pm. A special map will help them find out the biggest secret in Smurf history, if they can avoid Gargamel that is...This film is rated PG and is 1 hour and 31 min. in length and is recommended for children ages 4 and up. The movie showing will be in the Public Meeting Room.

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Tween Time: Makey Makey/Snap Circuits

Join us Wednesday, July 26 at 4:30pm when you can try out the Makey Makey Invention and Snap Circuit Kits. Some of the fun things we'll be experimenting with are turning bananas into a keyboard  or bongos and playing games like Tetris with controls we make out of Playdough! Free tickets are available at the front desk. Tween Time programs are scheduled on the last Wednesday of every month and are recommended for ages 9-12 years. Crafts, STEAM programming, and movie showings are some of the activities featured along with free refreshments. Please call North Channel Branch at (281) 457-1631 for questions or group attendance.

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Chicken Big!

Join us for Chicken Big, a special children's costumed musical theater performance based on the picture book by Keith Graves! This is a BIG twist on the classic Chicken Little story...The fun will begin at 2:30pm Wednesday, July 19 in the Children's Area-no tickets are needed. The show is recommended for ages 3-10 years.

A Charmed Affair: Belle

Discover "A Tale as Old as Time" from Beauty and the Beast this Wednesday, June 28 at 2:30pm when Belle from a Charmed Affair visits the North Channel Library!  Hear her story, sing her song, and dance a little too... Join us in the Children's Area-there are no tickets required.  There will be an opportunity at the end of the program for families to take photos with Belle in a special setting with their own cameras in our Public Meeting Room.  Recommended for children ages 0-12 years and their parents/caregivers. Feel free to dress up or wear royal attire!

Puppet Pizzazz!

Join us for Puppet Pizzazz, a unique, interactive puppet performance featuring puppets of all sizes and behind-the-scenes secrets of making and using puppets!

When: Wednesday, June, 21

Time: 2:30pm

Where: Children's Area (no tickets required)

Audience: Recommended for children ages 3 and up

Please call North Channel Branch Library for more information or groups at (281) 457-1631. ©2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.

 

 

Science Magic Show

Be astounded by Julian Franklin's Simple Machines Science Magic Show this Wednesday, June 7 at 2:30pm! "Work Smarter, Not Harder" is the theme of the show, which is for ages 4 and up in the Children's Area. No tickets are needed.  Please call North Channel Branch at (281) 457-1631 for groups or more information. 

©2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Summer LEGO Display @ N.Channel

Summer Reading kicks off Monday, June 5! Be sure to sign-up online then at http://www.hcpl.net/ and view our Build A Better World themed display in the lobby, generously provided by TexLUG-Houston/Texas LEGO Users Group. It  features various construction and architectural scenes and structures from around the world, including Houston! Can you spot the superheros and villians? There's Batman, WonderWoman, and even Harlequin...Summer Reading Fun is available for all age groups including babies, children, teens, and adults & there are cool prizes for all!

Tween Time: Origami Fortunes

At Tween Time this Wednesday, May 31 at 4:30pm we'll be celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month by making our own Paper Fortune Cookies! Join the fun and try your hand at a variety of colorful origami animals as well... Tween Time is a monthly program, on the last Wednesday of the month, for ages 9-12 years where socialization is encouraged in a casual setting through crafts, science, art activities and occasional movies. This summer we'll have guest and Maker programming for Tweens too. View the calendar at: https://host4.evanced.info/harris/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

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Asian Pacific Heritage Kid's Craft

Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month at the library by making  your own Vietnamese Fire-breathing Dragon this Wednesday, May 10 at 4:30pm! The festivities will be held in the Public Meeting Room where you can reward your hard work with a sampling of candies and treats from a variety of Asian countries. Our monthly kid's crafts are recomended for ages 4 and up and all materials are supplied. For more information or groups please contact North Channel Branch at (281) 457-1631.

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