2017 Summer Reading Program

Summer Celebration!

Celebrate summer fun with hands-on activities to build a better world!

Date: Wednesday, July 5

Time: 3:00-4:00 p.m.

For ages 5-11 years

 

Space is limited. Free tickets or sign in sheet will be available 30 minutes prior to program. Children must be able to sit through program on their own; adults and younger siblings will be admitted on a space available basis.

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Retro Video Game Tournament

Calling all gamers! Join us for a trip through time with 8 and 16 bit retro video games. Challenge your friends, and win prizes!

Date: Tuesday, June 27

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ages: 12-18

 

No registration required.

Remember to add your library programs to your Summer Reading logs for points!

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Puppet Pizzazz!

Join us for Puppet Pizzazz, a unique, interactive puppet performance featuring puppets of all sizes and behind-the-scenes secrets of making and using puppets!

When: Wednesday, June, 21

Time: 2:30pm

Where: Children's Area (no tickets required)

Audience: Recommended for children ages 3 and up

Please call North Channel Branch Library for more information or groups at (281) 457-1631. ©2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.

 

 

Science Magic Show

Be astounded by Julian Franklin's Simple Machines Science Magic Show this Wednesday, June 7 at 2:30pm! "Work Smarter, Not Harder" is the theme of the show, which is for ages 4 and up in the Children's Area. No tickets are needed.  Please call North Channel Branch at (281) 457-1631 for groups or more information. 

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Summer Reading Sign-up Event

   

Drop in to sign up for Summer Reading fun! Pick up your reading logs and learn how to track your reading progress this summer. This is a great time to get answers to all your Summer Reading Program questions!

We will be decorating our own book bags (while supplies last).

Online registration is open for children, teens and adults at http://www.hcpl.net from 6/5/17 to 8/5/17.

Date: Monday, June 5

Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Summer LEGO Display @ N.Channel

Summer Reading kicks off Monday, June 5! Be sure to sign-up online then at http://www.hcpl.net/ and view our Build A Better World themed display in the lobby, generously provided by TexLUG-Houston/Texas LEGO Users Group. It  features various construction and architectural scenes and structures from around the world, including Houston! Can you spot the superheros and villians? There's Batman, WonderWoman, and even Harlequin...Summer Reading Fun is available for all age groups including babies, children, teens, and adults & there are cool prizes for all!

Teen June Summer Programs!

Summer Break is almost here! Need some ideas for what to do? Then here is a preview of all the June programs for Teens!

June 5 – Summer Reading Kick-Off, 6:00 PM
June 6 – Tie Dye War, 2:00-3:15 PM*
June 7 – WobbleBot Robot, 4:00-5:30 PM**
June 12 – Super Smash Brothers Wii Tournament, 1:30-3:00PM**
June 13 – Family Chess Club, 1:00-3:00 PM
June 13 – Tween Game Day, 2:00-4:00**
June 15 – TinkerCAD & 3D Print Design, 6:30-8:00 PM
June 16 – Family Chess Club, 1:00-3:00 PM
June 19 – #MovieMonday, 1:30-4:00 PM
June 20 – Pokémon Pokéball, 2:00-3:30 PM
June 26 – Design Your Own Button Pin, 1:30-2:30 PM
June 27 – Tween Game Day, 2:00-4:00**
June 28 – Hamilton: a Library Party about an American Musical, 2:00-4:30

June Summer Programs

June Summer Programs

Wednesdays at 2:30 PM the Parker Williams Branch Library will be hosting a variety of different programs in our Library Community Room throughout the nine week Summer Reading Program.

 

 

 

 

June 7 – Tin Foil Towers [7+]

We’ll be grabbing this year’s Summer Reading Program by the STEM with a little lesson in architecture. Learn the fundamentals of building towers and skyscrapers as we build our own tin foil towers. Participants will be put into teams and compete for the most sturdy and the tallest tower. Join us in the Library Community Room at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, June 7th.

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