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Tween Time: Origami Fortunes

At Tween Time this Wednesday, May 31 at 4:30pm we'll be celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month by making our own Paper Fortune Cookies! Join the fun and try your hand at a variety of colorful origami animals as well... Tween Time is a monthly program, on the last Wednesday of the month, for ages 9-12 years where socialization is encouraged in a casual setting through crafts, science, art activities and occasional movies. This summer we'll have guest and Maker programming for Tweens too. View the calendar at: https://host4.evanced.info/harris/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

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SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2017

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.

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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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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Earth Day Race Car Kid's Craft

Hug the earth today by doing your part to recycle or upcycle! Join us Monday, April 17 at 4:30pm in making a Recyclable Bottle Car Craft you will assemble yourself that actually moves. This program is recommended for ages 4 and up. Happy Earth Day!

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