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Tween Time:Yoga!

Strike a pose! Join us Wednesday, July 27 at 4:30pm in the Children's Area when the Wendel D. Ley Family YMCA is here to give us a free yoga class. This program is open to beginners and is recommended for ages 10-12 years. Don't forget any activity counts toward your first reading goal this year for Summer Reading-all ages may sign up online at www. hcpl.net or ask any staff member. Complete any combo of 10 activities and/or books! Pick up your prizes including a pin, a certificate, and a free book (for children) by August 6.

Monday Movie- Kung Fu Panda 3!

Hi-yah! Catch some high flying animated action and beat the heat this Monday, July 25 at 2:30pm here at North Channel Branch when we'll show Kung Fu Panda 3! This feature is rated PG and is 1 hour and 35 min. in length. Pick up your free tickets beginning Monday at 1 pm.

Crocodile Encounter!

Are you scared of our "reptilian friends"? Well don't be! Overcome your fears and view live animals such as alligators, crocodiles, turtles, tortoises, monitors and snakes at North Channel Library this Wednesday, July 13 at 2:30pm! Crocodile Encounter offers the biggest crocodile show in the Houston area and will be right here in the Children's Area-no tickets are necessary. The program is recommended for ages 4 and up.          

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Andy Roo Music!

Join Andy Roo this Wednesday at 2:30pm on a musical journey for all ages! Engage your inner child's imagination with live acoustic guitar music and song...This show will take place in the Children's Area and no tickets are needed. The performer, Andrew Karnavas, has been a feature performer on Radio Disney, the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, PBS and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. His debut children's album Welcome to the AndyRooniverse was recorded in part at the #1 ranked children's museum in the United States, the Children's Museum of Houston. Don't miss it!

Strike, Scrape and Shake Show!

Come and hear the musical stylings of Mark Shelton Wednesday, June 21 at 2:30pm in the Children's Area. Don't miss this magical drumming show that will transport you to a percussion wonderland! All ages are welcome-no tickets are needed.

Houston Astros Orbit @ N.Channel!

Calling all baseball and reading fans-or anyone who loves to have fun! Houston Astros own mascot Orbit  will be here Wednesday, June 15 at 2:30pm for a HIGHLY entertaining and motivational show...Participate in a pep-rally of sorts right in the middle of the Children's Area here at North Channel! For all ages. No tickets required. Don't forget  your cameras...

Summer Reading Fun Begins!

       North Channel kicks off Summer Reading Fun events this Monday, June 6! Everyone is invited to  participate...babies, children, teens and adults - so be sure to sign up online at http://www.hcpl.net or visit the library to get started. Also, we'll host a performance by Magic Dork Tuesday, June 7 at 10:30am in the Children's Area for our first big show! You can view the branch calendar online at https://host4.evanced.info/harris/evanced/eventcalendar.asp?libnum=17 to see free events for the entire summer. Tickets for programs noted are available the Monday of the week of the program at the front desk.

For the Children/Para los Ninos!

Would you like to engage your child in fun pre-literacy, bilingual activities developed by the Children's Museum of Houston? Then attend the  For the Children/Para los Ninos Storytime this Tuesday, May 24 at 1:30pm! We will be meeting in the Children's Area. Recommended for ages 3-6 years. Groups please call North Channel Branch at 281-457-1631.     

Faithful Paws@NChannel Branch!

 Do you like reading and dogs? Then join us and cuddle up with a good book and a friendly pooch in the Children's Area this Saturday, May 21 from 2-3pm. The North Channel Branch hosts the Faithful Paws program every third Saturday all year long.  Well trained, freshly bathed and groomed dogs will listen to beginning, struggling, or any interested readers to build their confidence or just have fun! Please call North Channel Branch at 281-457-1631 for more information.

MeeTeen!

Have you ever played a stimulating game of Yutnori? No? Well, Thursday, May 12 at 4:30pm is your chance to find out! At MeeTeen! here at North Channel we'll be playing Korean games and celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month. MeeTeen programs are for teens and tweens,  usually bimonthly, and include fun afterschool activities such as science themes, crafts or movies...Free refreshments provided! Even more teen programs will be offered this summer-preview the summer calendar online at https://host4.evanced.info/harris/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

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