North Channel

After Harvey: Frequently Asked Questions

HCPL Harvey FAQs

I could not return my library materials because I could not reach the library due to high water. Am I still responsible for the late fees? 

If you return your books by September 15, you will not accrue late fees.

UPDATE: Most HCPL Branches Resume Normal Business Hours & Programming, Monday, Sept. 11.

Harris County Libraries/North Channel closed

North Channel Branch and all Harris County Libraries will remain ***closed due to inclement weather ***Friday, August 25 thru Monday, August 28. Please check the Harris County Library website at www.hcpl.net, Facebook or Twitter @harriscountypl for further updates concerning library openings. A decision will most likely be made by 4pm on Monday regarding possible reopening on Tuesday, August 29. Fines will not be charged for items due over the weekend. Adjustments will be made when libraries reopen.Please be safe!

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Back to School Storytime

Is your backpack ready? Don't miss the bus! Join us for a timely Preschool Storytime this week, on Tuesday, August 22 at 1:30pm, when we'll explore back to school themes including school supplies, school buses, and teachers of course...After storytime, we'll create our own miniature backpacks from a lunch bag! Preschool Storytime is scheduled year round every Tuesday at 1:30pm and is recommended for ages 3-6 years old and their parents or caregivers. Please call North Channel Branch Library at (281) 457-1631 for more information.

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Monday Movie: Smurfs: The Lost Village

View Smurfette and the boys' new adventure to the Forbidden Forest, filled with magical creatures, on Monday, August 14 at 2:30pm. A special map will help them find out the biggest secret in Smurf history, if they can avoid Gargamel that is...This film is rated PG and is 1 hour and 31 min. in length and is recommended for children ages 4 and up. The movie showing will be in the Public Meeting Room.

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Toddler Time - Watermelon Fun

Watermelon FunToddler Time is in for a special treat this week. We are going to listen to some fun stories and rhymes about watermelons, and have a small experiment to see a fizzy watermelon. Join us this Tuesday, August 7, 2017 during both Toddler Times for some delicious fun.

Toddler Time is a year round program for children ages 18 months - 3 years old and their caregivers. Free tickets are required and can be picked up at the front desk for either times 10:15 AM or 11:15 AM. Groups, please call in advance 281-457-1631.

Teen Summer Reading Program @NC

Build a Better WorldThe Teen Summer Reading Program is almost over at North Channel!  This week, teens and tweens will make a planter from a plastic bottle and create a model of a robotic hand.  Stop into the meeting room on Tuesday, Aug. 1st and Thursday, Aug. 3rd at 4:30 pm.

Don't forget to log your reading and activities. There are still prizes to be gained.  You can still sign up and log here until August 19th.

Pokémon Club @ NC

Pokemon ClubPokémon Club will meet this Saturday, July 29th, at 3 PM in the Public Meeting Room. Bring your Pokémon cards, DS games, or phones to battle other Pokémon trainers at North Channel Library.
Pokémon Club meets the last Saturday of every month for gaming and small crafts or movies. Please contact us at 281-457-1631 for any questions.

Pokémon Club @ NC

Pikachu

Hey Pokémon Fans, bring your trading cards, DS games, or phones and battle other Pokemon Trainers at 3 PM on Saturday, July 29th. Pokémon Club meets the last Saturday of the month in the Public Meeting Room at North Channel Branch Library. Please contact us at 281-457-1631 with any questions. 

Tween Time: Makey Makey/Snap Circuits

Join us Wednesday, July 26 at 4:30pm when you can try out the Makey Makey Invention and Snap Circuit Kits. Some of the fun things we'll be experimenting with are turning bananas into a keyboard  or bongos and playing games like Tetris with controls we make out of Playdough! Free tickets are available at the front desk. Tween Time programs are scheduled on the last Wednesday of every month and are recommended for ages 9-12 years. Crafts, STEAM programming, and movie showings are some of the activities featured along with free refreshments. Please call North Channel Branch at (281) 457-1631 for questions or group attendance.

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