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Bugs of the World!

Insects,  arachnids, and reptiles... Oh my!  Do you want to see some creepy crawlies? Then Jungle Jim's  Show this Wednesday, June 25 at 2:30pm is for you! Jungle Jim always provides a high-energy  presentation and holds the World Record for the largest Giant African Millipede. No tickets are required. Just show up in the Children's Area at North Channel Library and be ready to be amazed! Recommended for ages 4 and up please.

Summer Reading Fun Sign-up & Kickoff!

Fizz! Boom! Read! Are you ready for Summer Reading Fun? Yes?! Then drop by between 2 -4pm next Monday, June 9 for our Kickoff with Party Animals and Bubble Parties Texas...we'll have  face-painting, balloon animals, bubbles and music with a DJ! Don't forget to sign-up for Summer Reading anytime between June 2-August 9 for great incentives... try online! There are programs for babies, children, teens, AND adults this year.

Asian Pacific Heritage@NChannel

Do you want to get tropical?  Then Celebrate Asian-Pacific Heritage Month with a Hawaiian Craft and get a taste of Summer too! We'll be " going to a hukilau" with lei-making, Hawaiian music and Asian-inspired refreshments. The fun begins at 4:30 pm this Wednesday, May 7 in the Public Meeting Room. Recommended for ages 4 and up.

World Book Night

The reading is free! Enjoy activities based on The Ruins of Gorlan, the first book in the Ranger's Apprentice series by Australian author John Flanagan. Archery and refreshments for all!

North Channel Branch and Books-A-Million have teamed up to host our first annual  World Book Night at 4:30 pm Wednesday at 15741 Wallisville Rd in the Public Meeting Room.

World Book Night is an annual celebration dedicated to spreading the joy of reading. Each year on April 23, tens of thousands of people go out into their communities and give half a million free World Book Night paperbacks to light and nonreaders. 

Egg-tastic Kids Craft!

openclipart.org Do you have Spring Fever? North Channel Branch has a cure! Join us for a fun Springtime craft at the library...We'll be creating festive large-sized eggs with scrapbook paper strips and enjoying seasonal goodies as well!  The fun starts at 4:30 pm on April 9 in the Public Meeting Room. This program is recommended for ages 4 and up.  All materials are provided.  Groups please call the library at (281) 457-1631.

LEGO Play @ North Channel Library!

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Calling all Lego loving kids! This Thursday, March 13 @ 2:30 pm come to the library and play Life of George with Lego Blocks.  Build and scan your project for a score or play for fun.  Free play with blocks for younger children.  Groups please call.

 

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Non-Toxic Band

music notesDo you like free concerts? Then join us in the Children's Area at North Channel Branch this Wednesday, July 31 at 2:30 pm! Former Sesame Street songwriter, Joe Romano, and Susan Elliot will be performing original music for young audiences from their new CD, It's A Good Day. For additional information and groups please call the library at 281-457-1631.

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Book Bash Magic!

 

Abracadabra! Do you like magic? Then don't miss Julian Franklin's real bunny, David Hopperfield, and puppet Roosevelt Rat! Join us in the Children's Area for a giant Book Bash Magic Show on Wednesday, July 17 at 2:30 pm. No tickets required. For more information or groups please call the North Channel Branch at 281-457-1631.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Summer Reading Fun!

 

 Don't forget to sign-up! The Summer Reading Program runs June 3rd - August 10th this year. You can register online from home or in the library. Everyone is invited to participate including babies, children, teens and adults. Read books, newspapers, magazines or listen to audiobooks and log in your titles and minutes for a chance to earn or win great prizes. Everyone will receive a bracelet for just registering! We have lots of extra programming in the summer so be sure to join us for movie days, storytimes, exceptional performers, and crafts! And of course everything at the library is free! Check out our online calendar for more information.  See you soon!

Monday Movie Madness@North Channel

Jupiter ImagesJoin us this next Monday, May 13, for our popular Monday Movie Madness. We'll be showing a recently released movie in our meeting room about a mysterious boy who sprouts green things on his body. Don't forget your pillows, blankets, and snacks! Call the library at 281-457-1631 for feature title.

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