North Channel

Pokémon Club Meets Today

Pikachu

Hey Pokemon Fans, bring your trading cards, DS games, or phones and battle other Pokemon Trainers at 3 PM today, May 27th, in the Public Meeting Room at North Channel Branch Library. We will be doing a small Pikachu Craft followed by some light refreshments. Please contact us at 281-457-1631 with any questions. 

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.

Faithful Paws at the Library this Saturday

faithful pawsIt's time for another visit from our favorite furry friends-Faithful Paws!  Faithful Paws is an organization that brings dogs who love to hear kids read to them!  Help build reading confidence and cuddle a new pal at the same time!  Join Faithful Paws this Saturday,  May 20th from 2 pm to 3 pm.

TeenScene @ NC

Cherry BlossomsTeens and tweens! Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month with North Channel this May.  On Wednesday, May 17th, we will be watching a movie directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Teens will get to vote on which one we will watch.  Bring a snack and a blanket if you like.  Swing by North Channel at 4:30 pm and enjoy the movie.

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Teen Book Trailer @ NC

Teen varietyTeens, you are invited to join North Channel Library's Teen Book Trailer.  

Stop by the library and find out what other teens are reading.  Teens will be the driving force behind the Book Trailer, where you will be able to discuss and share your favorite books, authors and recommendations with your friends.

This week we will meet in the computer lab to create playlists inspired by our favorite book. We will get together in the computer lab on Saturday, May 13th, at 1 pm.  

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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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.

Monday Movie Madness

Join us Monday, May 8 at 4:30pm when we'll view Kubo and the Two Strings on our big screen! Discover if young Kubo from Japan, son of a Samurai, with the help of Monkey and Beetle, will be successful in his quest to find a magical suit of armor, after unlocking a secret legacy. This feature is 1 hour and 41 minutes long and is rated PG. Don't forget  your pillows, blankets, and snacks! Recommended for ages 4 and up. No tickets required.

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Tween Time: Cupcake Craft

Make and take a sweet craft Wednesday, April 26 at 4:30pm with us during Tween Time when we will create some Pop Art style cupcake art inspired by Wayne Thiebaud! Tween Time is a monthly program, usually the last Wednesday of the month, for ages 9 - 12 years. No tickets are required. For future Tween events and other children's programming here at North Channel Branch be sure to view our online calendar at https://host4.evanced.info/harris/evanced/eventcalendar.asp?libnum=17 . For group attendance or other questions please call (281) 457-1631.

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North Channel Book Club

Blank Book CoverWe will be discussing the works of Fern Michaels on Wednesday, Apr. 26th at 10 am.  Join us for refreshments.  Choose any book she has written and come talk about it with us.  We will also have an eBook tutorial and learn how to download titles from the library's digital collection to our electronic devices, such as Kindle, Nook, or onto our smartphones.

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