Tween Time: Day of the Dead Celebration @ NC

Sugar Skull CupcakesYummy treats are what's in store for Tween Time today at 4:30 pm in the Public Meeting Room. We will be making Sugar Skull Cupcakes in honor of Dia de los Muertos. 
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) 2016 in United States of America will start on October 31 and will end on November 2. For books regarding this Mexican holiday, please see our online catalog.

Several Children's Programs coming up later this week!

Here are some upcoming programs in the Children's Department:  Thursday, October 13 @ 4:30 pm, children 3-12 years old can get ready for fall/Halloween decorating by making a cute bat and designing a couple of fun buttons to wear; Thursday, October 13 @ 6 pm, children can wear their pajamas or bring a stuffed animal friend to Pajama Storytime; and Tweens 8-12 years old can create an amazing mask on Friday, October 14 @ 2:00 pm.  All these programs require tickets.  They are free and available in the Children's Department starting 30 minutes before the program.

Fiesta Flowers for Hispanic Heritage Month!

Barbara Bush Teens!


Fiesta Flowers

 Come get creative and socialize while celebrating Hispanic Heritage month. We will be making large tissue paper flowers.

Thursday September 30th

5:00-6:00 pm

They're BACK!

The Middle School Spot and Tuesday Crafts are back!

Join us at the following programs!


Tuesday, August 9 @ 4:30 pm

We're making these adorable little companions called Buggles!  All kids and tweens  ages 8-12 are welcome to make the pocket sized pals.



Wednesday, August 10 @ 5pm

All tweens 10-13 are welcome to join us for some Wii-U gaming!  Race around the track with Mario and his friends!


Have you ever played a stimulating game of Yutnori? No? Well, Thursday, May 12 at 4:30pm is your chance to find out! At MeeTeen! here at North Channel we'll be playing Korean games and celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month. MeeTeen programs are for teens and tweens,  usually bimonthly, and include fun afterschool activities such as science themes, crafts or movies...Free refreshments provided! Even more teen programs will be offered this summer-preview the summer calendar online at

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Japanese Paper Dolls

Come to the Tuesday Craft at 4:30 pm on May 17 to make some Japanese Paper Dolls. All kids 6-12 are welcome.

What's Going On at the Aldine Library?

Visitors to the Aldine Library will notice some flyers on the front door advertising some upcoming events at the branch. What's going on? Spring Break is fast approaching!

Teens, do you need community service hours? Are you at least 16 years of age? Are you reliable, responsible, and punctual? We are seeking volunteers to help out at the library the week of March 14th - 19th. 

We are also having two special events for teenagers during the week of Spring Break. On Wednesday, March 16th from 2-3 PM we are having a job search skills seminar for teens entitled "When I Grow Up." On Thursday March 17th from 2-3 PM is a Food Wars Cupcake Challenge for teens and tweens. Design a cupcake based on a book. Sign up at the information desk. Supplies will be provided.

Celebrate the Harlem Renaissance!

Come and celebrate the Harlem Renaissance on Monday at 4:00 during Teen Time. We'll be making fashionable items from the twenties and watching the movie "Storm Weather" starring Lena Horne (20th Century Fox). All teens and tweens are welcome to this event as part of our recognition of African American History Month.


picture "Black Belt" by Archibald Motley

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