AISD at Aldine Library


On Saturday, September 24th, the Aldine Independent School District's Curriculum & Instruction Department was at the Aldine Library from 10:30 AM-11:30 PM. Why? To read, facilitate, and monitor a special Literacy and Art program! Children in attendance were read the Adventures of Tacky the Penguin. After the reading, kids participated in an art-making activity inspired by the book. A number of children received their very own copy of the chosen book of the day for their personal libraries. Weren't able to make it last weekend? Not to worry. AISD will return on October 29th and November 12th, 2016, to read The Day the Crayons Quit and Charlie Piechart. Kids, come to the remaining two events. Build your literacy skills while having fun!

Community Outreach: Literacy & Art at Aldine Library

The Aldine Branch Library is proud to partner with the Aldine Independent School District to offer a special series of Literacy and Art programs. On September 24th, October 29th, and November 12th, 2016, the Aldine Curriculum & Instruction Department will be on site to read, facilitate, and monitor the programs from 10:30 AM-11:30 PM. On each date, children can come to the Aldine Library hear about the adventures of Tacky the Penguin, The Day the Crayons Quit, or Charlie Piechart.

Middle School Spot Maker Project

The Middle School Spot Maker project this week is throwies. Make some of these magnetic LED lights to brighten up your locker or bedroom! All kids and teens 10-13 are welcome this Wednesday, August 31 at 5 pm.

Starry Day, Starry Night at Aldine Library

Friday, June 17th at 2 PM was supposed to be an hour of magic at Aldine Library with none other than Ronald McDonald. Ronald was not able to make it. In his place, creative magic unfolded at Aldine in the form of beautiful chalk illustrations done by children in the style of Vincent van Gogh's Starry Night. It was a time of great family fun. The chalk drawings are now on display in the children's section of the library. Come by, take a look, and enjoy the night skies.





Shake, Shake, Shaker Fun

Cinco de MayoNorth Channel will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Thursday, May 5, 2016 with a craft.

We will be making maracas out of different household items. 
Program starts at 4:30 pm so come ready to have some Shaker Fun.

To see other programs at North Channel, check our online events calendar.

Let's Go Fly A Kite That You Made!

Come to the Tuesday Craft on April 19th at 4:30 pm to make a kite to send soaring.  All kids 6 - 12 are welcome.  

Valentine Stitches

Come to the Tuesday Craft on February 2 at 4:30 to make Valentine Stitches. We'll be meeting in the teen area. All kids ages 8-12 are welcome.

Anchor Bracelets

Come to Teen Time Monday at 4:00 pm (late arrivals are welcome) to make this anchor bracelet.  We'll also have snacks and a movie.  All teens 12-18 are welcome.

GIANT Holly!

Come and create giant holly at our Tween Craft on December 8 at 4:30 pm.  All kids 8-12 are welcome!




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Spooktacular Crafts

Checkout the spooktacular witches broom that the children made yesterday. Many of the families who attended the Halloween party had requested the directions for the craft.  I have attached a pdf file of the instructions that  Ms. Dawn created; this project was adapted from a blog written by

Next Monday night, children and their families are welcome to join Twilight Tales at 7 pm. We will be creating another fun project, and this program does not require registration.

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