Deussen Park Outreach: Smart Animal Series

We sure learned a lot last Tuesday at the second program in  the Smart Animal series presented by Deussen Park's Traveling Naturalist...Animals we were able to see and/or touch included a walking stick, a scorpion, a chameleon, a hog-nose snake and a rat too! Some of the animals we learned about were gorillas, who have the ability to learn sign language, and the squirrel who has a curious behavior of dragging snake skins around his home for scent repellant properties to ward off predators. The next program in the series will be  "Animal Arguments" on Wednesday, March 14 at 1:30 pm during Spring Break.  "Animal Engineers" will be the last visit on Tuesday, April 18 at 1:30 pm. These events are recommended for ages 3 - 12 years.

Tween Time

Create your own Art Tile Craft Wednesday, February 22 at 4:30 pm with us! We'll just use three items to make this beautiful project which produces a watercolor effect on the tile surface. Seating is limited so stop by for your free ticket today***Tween programs at North Channel Branch are scheduled for the last Wednesday of every month at 4:30 pm and are recommended for ages 10- 12 years. View our upcoming programs, including Spring Break events, at our online events calendar link here: https://host4.evanced.info/harris/evanced/eventcalendar.asp?libnum=17

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Faithful Paws at North Channel

Faithful PawsWe had a great turn out at today's Faithful Paws program. Join us next month on March 18th for another furry good time.
Faithful Paws is an organization that brings dogs who love to hear kids read to them! This monthly dog therapy program is for new and struggling readers to help build reading confidence and cuddle a new pal at the same time! Join us every third Saturday of the month at 2 PM in the Children's Area. 

*Date change in April due to Easter Holiday. Faithful Paws will be at the library on April 8 at 2:00 PM

Toddler Time Valentine Party Rescheduled

Valentine PartyHAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY from the North Channel Staff.
Due to inclement weather, the Toddler Time Valentine Party will be rescheduled for next Tuesday, Feb. 21st.  Story time will take place as normal. Please contact the library at 281-457-1631 for any questions or concerns. Please stay safe. XOXOXO

Project Peep Begins @ N. Channel!

Project Peep begins Wednesday, February 15 here at North Channel Branch! That afternoon, you can  start viewing at least twenty eggs that will be incubating here at the Front Desk for approximately twenty-one days until they hatch...After that time, local foster families will be brooding them at home for a few weeks, but don't worry, we'll keep a couple of chicks here so you can keep observing their growth until Saturday, March 25. Please call the library at (281) 457-1631 for information about supplemental programs such as "Life Cycles" and "Eggs and More Eggs" for ages 6-12 years. Project Peep is a unique animal science program brought to Harris County Libraries through a grant provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC).