Read Some, Share Some

Writing Sample/psychologytoday.comCalling all Creative Writers! It’s time to bring a sampling of your writing to share with your peers. All forms of writing are acceptable, whether it be works of poetry, short fiction or creative nonfiction. Share your ideas and gather inspiration from others. Meet us in the North Channel Library meeting room on Friday, August 27, 2010 from 3 until 5 pm.

Meet our 2010 Adult Summer Reading Program Winner!

Stephanie Trice is the excited North Channel Library winner of a $50 Amazon.com gift card, courtesy of the Harris County Friends Council. Stephanie’s name was pulled from a random drawing of all the adults who completed the 2010 Adult Summer Reading Program, ReaderNation, at the North Channel Branch Library.

Volunteer ESL Tutors needed

Are you interested in giving back to your community?  The Harris County Library is looking for individuals who are interested in tutoring English As A Second Language (ESL) students at the North Channel Library and other Harris County Library branches.  A training session will be held for potential tutors at the North Channel Library on Saturday, August 28th from 9 am to 12:30 pm.   You do not need to speak a second language in order to help someone learn to read, write, and speak English.  To register for this training session, please sign up at the library and fill out a Workshop Registration Form located at the customer service desk.   For more information, please call us at the library at (281) 457-1631.

School starts August 23rd

So get ready with books for the whole family.  We have picture books about starting school, books to help all you incoming freshmen get ready for college, and books to help

North Channel Book Club August Selection

Ray Bradbury, American novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, screenwriter and poet, was born August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois. Known best for Fahrenheit 451 and "The Martian Chronicles," Bradbury also wrote short stories and novels that capture the essence of the “average” life. The North Channel Book Club will be discussing Dandelion Wine, a “semi-autobiographical” account of a summer in a small town. Join the discussion on August 25, at 10 am in the North Channel meeting room.