North Channel

Book Buddies coming to North Channel Library

Book BuddiesBook Buddies is a free program that brings children and volunteers together to share the joy of reading. It pairs trained volunteers, teens in 7th - 12th grade (Big Buddies) with children in Kindergarten through 3rd grades (Little Buddies). For 10 weeks, the Buddies meet once a week for 45 minutes of shared reading.
North Channel is now taking applications for Big and Little Buddies. If you would like to be apart of this fun experience, please fill out an application at the front desk, or see staff for more information. 281-457-1631.

Book Sale CANCELLED

cancelledThe Friends of the North Channel Library Book Sale scheduled for this weekend, December 1 and 2, has been CANCELLED. Sorry for any inconviences. There are some books for sale in the Library lobby if you would like to stop by to see what is available.
Please contact the library for any questions 281-457-1631

Registration Now Open for Playbots Coding Clubs!

Playbots graphic with EV1 RobotRegistration is now open for Harris County Public Library's Playbots Coding Clubs. In these eight week courses, youth ages 11-14 will create short videos about their communities starring Lego Mindstorm robots that they will build and code. In the final week, participating branches will host special viewing parties where family and friends will screen the finished projects. Viewing parties will be held on Monday, February 26 at 5:00 p.m. 

By registering for the first class, you will secure a spot for the entire 8-week course. Because space is very limited, we ask that participants commit to attending all eight weeks.

Holiday Hours for HCPL

Happy ThanksgivingHarris County Public Libraries will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. All branches will close early on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 5 PM.
We will be closed all day Thursday, November 23 thru Sunday, November 26th.
North Channel will reopen Monday, November 27th for regular business hours 1 PM - 8 PM.
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at North Channel Branch Library.

Anime Movie Marathon at NC

wolf childrenCome join us for an animated double feature!
We'll be showing "Wolf Children" (PG) and "The Girl Who Leapt Through Time" (NR) back to back beginning at 11 AM.
All ages welcome! Bring your pillows, blankets, and snacks to the Public Meeting Room.
No tickets required.The Girl Who leapt through time

Teen NaNoWriMo Programs @ NC

Quill and Ink wellTeens and tweens, it's National Novel Writing Month! North Channel will be celebrating all month long!.  Join us on  Tuesday, Nov. 14th, the Teen Book Club  in the meeting room to create a collaborative graphic novel and discuss our favorites. On Thursday, Nov. 16th, join in the fun as we create silly stories and have snacks in the meeting room. To wrap up NaNoWriMo, we will meet in the computer lab again on Tuesday, Nov. 28th, to design and publish our own zine.  All our programs will begin at 4:30 pm.

NC BOOK SALE THIS WEEKEND

Book SaleNorth Channel will hoid a Friends of the Library Book Sale this weekend, Friday and Saturday, November 10th and 11th, during library open hours.
All proceeds from the sale go directly to the North Channel Library to fund various library needs, such as craft programming, summer performers, books and other items.  Don't miss our book sale this weekend!

Let's Go Astros!!

Houston Astros

Let's Go Astros!! Game 7 of the 2017 World Series is tonight against the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers. We're rooting for our hometeam and hope the Astros can bring home our first ever World Series Champions Title.
Did you know the library has many books just about the Houston Astros, and even a DVD of the Astros and their run for the World Series title 12 years ago in 2005. Click the links to find some fun fact books about your hometeam and let us know who you'll be rooting for tonight in Game 7.

3D Printing at North Channel

3D PrintingNorth Channel Branch Library is excited to announce that we now offer 3D printing services at the library. We will host our first orientation class on November 6, 2017 at 6:00 PM in the Computer Lab.
This orientation session will introduce participants to 3D printing services in the library. Those completing the class will then be able to schedule time to use the printer after receiving hands-on training.
Class size is limited. Recommended for ages 8 - adult. Participants under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult/guardian. Call the Library to register. 281-457-1631

Voting @ N. Channel

Early Voting for Harris County residents will be held at North Channel Branch from:

October 23-27: 8am-4:30pm

October 28: 7am-7pm

                                 October 29: 1pm-6pm

                                 October 30-November 3: 7am-7pm

 

Residentes del Condado de Harris pueden votar temprano en North Channel. Las Horas de Funcionamiento son:

23 de octubre-27: 8am-4:30pm

28 de octubre: 7am-7pm

29 de octubre: 1pm-6pm

30 de octubre-3 de noviembre: 7am-7pm

 

 

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