North Channel

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.

Thursdays at Baby Time

Baby TimeBaby Time is year-round and recommended for infants and children up to 18 months. The program features stories, fingerplays, songs, nursery rhymes, toys, and bubbles. 
We have tons of fun learning new things and being surrounded by other parents and children. 
So come join us every Thursday morning at 10:30 am in the public meeting room.

**Don't forget to log your books and activities for the summer reading program.

This Week @NC--TeenSRP


Teen Board GamesTeens and tweens, we have been playing games, making snacks and watching movies. Are we having fun without you?  Now is the time to swing by the North Channel Branch.  Sign in and log your reading and activities for prizes.  The North Channel Branch is a Pokestop for PokemonGo players.  

Stop by on Thursday, July 21st, and help us create a massive coloring project for the display in the lobby.  We will meet in the meeting room at 4:30 pm to get started.  We still have some fun projects and activities coming up so get in here before the summer is over.

Pokemon Go @ North Channel Library

Pokemon!! Gotta catch 'em all!! Have you downloaded the Pokemon Go app?
We have plenty of Pokemon here at North Channel Library.
We are a Pokestop so be sure to drop by anytime, (even after hours), to collect your Pokeballs, Raspberries, and Potions. Be on the lookout for the lures that are dropped throughout the day.
Be sure to let staff know your Level and your favorite Pokemon that you have caught, evolved, or hatched.

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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Teen SRP--Coming Up @NC

Teen Cheer

The Teen Summer Reading Program is rolling quickly by.  Swing by the North Channel Branch on Tuesday, July 12th,  to make a story kit.  Then, bring your imagination for an epic charades battle on Thursday, July 14th.  Teen programs start at 4:30 pm in the meeting room.

Don't forget to log your books and activities. 

Kids Get Healthy at the North Channel Library

hcphesStarting this Friday, July 8th, the North Channel Library is partnering with Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services (HCPHES) for a free healthy living program for children, We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition). We Can! is a National Institutes of Health educational program designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children and adolescents learn about choosing healthy food and increasing physical activity all while having fun! Healthy snacks will be provided and there will be chances to win awesome prizes!

We invite you to participate in this fun, interactive program at the library on the following Fridays: July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29 and August 5th from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. You must attend the first program on July 8th to register. The program is aimed at parents and children ages 5-18.

ESL Tutor Training at North Channel Library

tutor trainingAre you interested in helping your neighbors learn English? Become a volunteer ESL tutor at Harris County Public Library. No teaching experience necessary. We provide the space and materials. You provide the time and the desire to help.


North Channel Library will be hosting an ESL Tutor Training session Saturday, July  23rd from 10 am to 3 pm. To register, call 713-274-6600.

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!

Book Sale this weekend at North Channel Library

book saleCome shop at the Friends of the North Channel Library Book Sale! The book sale will be this Friday, July 1st from 2:30 pm to 6 pm and all day Saturday, July 2nd. All proceeds from the sale go directly to the North Channel Library to fund various library needs, such as children's programs, books and other items.

 

See you this weekend! 

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