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Household Items Make Fun Crafts

Liquid RainbowBrowsing the shelves in the Children's Area of the library, we came across this really cool book, How to Make a Liquid Rainbow, by Lori Shores. During STEAM CAMP this past Monday we made different rainbows out of Skittles, Lollipops, and also made the Liquid Rainbow. All of the materials needed are everyday household items that you could find in your kitchen.

Project Peep Ending Soon at North Channel

Project PeepProject Peep is sadly coming to a close here at North Channel Library. Stop by anytime during open hours to see them in the brooder near the front desk.
We will have our final goodbyes on Saturday, March 25th at 10:30 AM at our Project Peep Reunion Party in the Public Meeting Room. The farmer will be here from Blue Star Ranch, and the Foster Families will also share their fun memories and scientific journals. There will also be light refreshments and cake at the party.

Happy St. Patrick's Day

RainbowsHappy St. Patrick's Day from North Channel Library.

In story time this week we made our own rainbow bracelets out of Fruit Loops cereal.
Next week in Toddler Time we will be reading books about elephants and talking about the letter E.

Toddler Time is every Tuesday at 10:30 AM for ages 18 months - 3 years old.
Look out for changes coming soon including a time change and free tickets available. 

Project Peep and Pokémon at North Channel

Project peepProject Peep is still underway at North Channel Branch Library. Baby chicks are now 7 days old and growing fast. Stop by the display case near the front desk to see them grow and play. 
If you can't make it by the library, you can follow "harriscountypl" on YouTube to watch live feed.
Today "Natu" from Pokémon Go decided to hang with the baby chicks and we were able to snap a picture. Pokémon Club will be March 25th at 3 PM.
Check the online calendar for other upcoming events.

Project Peep Day 20 Live Feed

Project PeepThe chicks are hatching. You can watch live on Harriscountypl Youtube channel.
https://youtu.be/pQh8vy6IZtg
Drop by the front desk to see their progress and also see some in the Brooder located near the self checkout machines. 

Project Peep is a unique animal science program brought to Harris County Libraries through a grant provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC).

Project Peep Day 19 at North Channel

Project Peep Day 19 and we are still monitoring the eggs closely and anxiously awaiting Wednesday, Egg Hatching Day 21.
10 families were chosen as Foster Chick Families and will take home 2 chicks each for two weeks. We have put together the cages which includes a Scientific Journal for the families to take notes and journal the activities of their chicks. 
On Saturday, March 25 we will reunite the chicks at a Foster Chick Reunion Party where you can drop by and wish the chicks good luck as they make their way back to Blue Star Ranch.

Project Peep is a unique animal science program brought to Harris County Libraries through a grant provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC).

Project Peep at North Channel

Project PeepDay 17 of Project Peep and we have movement from our chicks. Today we placed a cheesecloth down inside the incubator and laid them flat so they can begin preparing to hatch. Hoping for more action within the next 3 days!

Day 21 will be on Wednesday, March 8th so stop by the front desk to wish them good luck, and good hatching!
Also check the online calendar for more events related to Project Peep including Eggs and More Eggs on Monday, March 6th at 6:00 pm. *Free tickets available at the front desk.

Project Peep is a unique animal science program brought to Harris County Libraries through a grant provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC).

NC Book Sale CANCELLED

Book SaleThe North Channel Library Book Sale scheduled for this weekend, March 3-4 has been CANCELLED.

Please contact the library at 281-457-1631 for any questions.
Sorry for the inconvenience. Check the online calendar for future dates and programs here at the library.

Faithful Paws at North Channel

Faithful PawsWe had a great turn out at today's Faithful Paws program. Join us next month on March 18th for another furry good time.
Faithful Paws is an organization that brings dogs who love to hear kids read to them! This monthly dog therapy program is for new and struggling readers to help build reading confidence and cuddle a new pal at the same time! Join us every third Saturday of the month at 2 PM in the Children's Area. 

*Date change in April due to Easter Holiday. Faithful Paws will be at the library on April 8 at 2:00 PM

Toddler Time Valentine Party Rescheduled

Valentine PartyHAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY from the North Channel Staff.
Due to inclement weather, the Toddler Time Valentine Party will be rescheduled for next Tuesday, Feb. 21st.  Story time will take place as normal. Please contact the library at 281-457-1631 for any questions or concerns. Please stay safe. XOXOXO

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