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Free Lunch for Kids @ NC

Free Lunch
Free Lunch for kids 18 and under.
In conjunction with the Houston Food Bank, North Channel serves free lunch on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1-2 PM. Kids don't have to be enrolled in school or a program to get a meal. No ID is required.

Stop by today in the public meeting room in the front entrance of the library. For other locations in the Houston area visit: http://www.houstonfoodbank.org/programs/summer-meals/ free lunch

Teen Program @ NC

Sandwich Teen ProgramTeam Fidget were the winners of this past Tuesdays Teen Program: Build a Better Sandwich. We had fun creating a different variety of sandwiches and appreciate our special guest parent judges. Teens and Tweens will continue the competition with building structures with jelly beans and toothpicks. Which team will build the structure that can hold the most weight? Come find out today at 4:30 PM in the public meeting room of North Channel Library.
Keep logging all books, minutes read, or activities for this year's Summer Reading Program.

Credit Seminar at North Channel

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North Channel will be hosting this special Credit Seminar on Wednesday, June 20, 2017 at 10:30 am. Click the online calendar of events for more Adult Summer Reading Programs on Wednesday mornings like Coffee & Coloring and Get Your Craft On.
Visiting the library and coming to an event count as different activities to add to your points for Summer Reading Prizes.

Summer Reading Program @ NC

FinishersSummer Reading Program is going strong and North Channel customers are already completing the program to earn their prizes. Congratulations to Henry for being the first child to gain all 500 points and get his free book and other prizes. Bryan is our first adult to complete the Summer Reading Program and earn his prizes. 
Every 100 points gets a prize for all levels, Babies, Kids, Teens, and Adults. 10 points for every book read, 5 points for 20 minutes read, or 5 points for any activities including visiting the library and coming to a Library Program.
Stop by the front desk with any questions and to pick up a Summer Reading Calendar.

Design, Make, and Take: Team Logos

Team LogoDo you like the logos for the Houston Texans, or the Astros, or Rockets team? Have you ever wanted to make your own design to call your own? Teens and Tweens, ages 10 and up (5th grade or higher), join us today in the public meeting room at 4:30 PM for a Team Logo program. Create your own design and turn it into a button you can wear to all the upcoming Teen Summer Reading Competition Programs.
Check out the online events calendar or pick up a printed calendar at the front desk for more exciting programs this summer at North Channel Library.


SRP 2017Our 2017 Summer Reading Program will begin next week, Monday, June 5th. This year our theme is Build a Better World, and North Channel will offer programming and fun for all ages. Stop by the front desk and pick up a calendar of events for the whole summer, or check the Online Calendar for all North Channel Events.
Yellow Calendar is for Children's Programming, recommended for 0 - 11 years old.
Orange Calendar is for Teen Programming, recommended for 12 - 18 years old.

Royal Storytime

CrownJoin us at Preschool Storytime this Tuesday, May 23, at 1:30 PM with special guest Kendra Willis, Ms. Wheelchair Texas 2017.  We will listen to stories, songs, and rhymes about Princesses, Knights, and Dragons with a short craft to follow. This will be a Royal Storytime so Royal attire is encouraged (princess dresses, or knight armour). 
Preschool Storytime is a year-round program every Tuesday at 1:30 PM and recommended for children ages 3-6 years.

Miyazaki Inspired Display

MiyazakiMay is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. To celebrate, North Channel has a front lobby display of Miyazaki inspired art. Hayao Miyazaki is a Japanese film director, animator, and manga artist. A popular title of Miyazaki is My Neighbor Totoro which tells the adventure of two girls and their interaction with forest spirits.


Book SaleNorth Channel will hoid a Friends of the Library Book Sale this weekend, Friday and Saturday, April 7th and 8th, during library open hours. 
All proceeds from the sale go directly to the North Channel Library to fund various library needs, such as summer performers, books and other items.  Don't miss our book sale this weekend!

BIG NEWS: TWO Toddler Times @ NC

Toddler TimeAttention Toddler Time Parents, North Channel will now have 2 programs on Tuesdays at 10:15 AM and 11:15 AM. Free tickets are required and available at the front desk the day of the program. Toddler Time is a year round early literacy program for children ages 18 months - 3 years old.
Preschool Story time is Tuesdays at 1:30 pm for children ages 3 - 6 years old.
Baby Time is Thursdays at 10:30 AM for babies 0 - 18 months, and their parent or caregiver. 
Groups please contact the library in advance at 281-457-1631

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