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Storybook Art

Knuffle BunnyHave you ever wanted to create art just like in our many picture books?  Then join us for Storybook Art on Monday, September 17th at 4:30 pm.  This month we will create a piece of art just like the illustrations in Mo Willems hilarious book

Scrapbooking with Mia this Saturday

Are you interested in putting together a scrapbook but not sure where to start?  Looking for some new scrapbooking ideas?  Come to our monthly Scrapbooking with Mia program.  This program is  held the 2nd Saturday of every month from 10 am - 3 pm.  Don't forget to bring your photos.  See you there!

Meet our North Channel Adult Summer Reading Program Winner!

Adult Summer Reading Program WinnerCongratulations to Irma Saldana, our 2012 North Channel Library Adult Summer Reading Program winner!  After registering and reading 3 books, Irma was automatically entered into our drawing and is now the happy winner of a $30 Amazon gift card.  Irma signed up herself while registering her 5 year old son for the Children's Summer Reading Program.  Her favorite book this summer was Marley and Me.  She laughed and cried and really identified with the author because she has 3 children just like the author!  Irma wants to participate in the Summer Reading Program again next year to help instill in her children a love of reading.  Congratulations Irma!

Meet the Galena Park Adult Summer Reading Program Winner!

Adult Summer Reading ProgramCongratulations to the Galena Park Adult Summer Reading Program winner Gloria Yado!  Gloria registered for our 2012 Adult Summer Reading program online when she was registering her son for the Children's Summer Reading Program.  Both Mom and son love to read!  Gloria has been coming to the Galena Park Library since she was in 3rd grade and now gets to share her love of reading with little Alexander.  Congratulations Gloria!

Happy the Clown show @ North Channel Library

Happy the clownCome on everybody, get Happy!  It's time for our annual visit from Happy the Clown this Wednesday, August 8th @ 2:30 pm in the children's area.  Happy will be here to delight and entertain us with his Hip Hop Clown Show.  Come by and enjoy the show!  And don't forget, the last day to log your Summer Reading books is this Saturday, August 11th.

Veggie Pals @ North Channel

Veggie PalsKids, do you want to learn how to be healthy?  Parents, want you kids to love vegetables?  Then you're in luck!  Today, August 1 at 2:30 pm Veggie Pals will be at the library to show us all how to be healthy.  Join Mrs. Claudia and her Vegetable/Fruit Friend and learn about Healthy Eating through interactive fun! 

Required School Reading Lists

Out of the dustHey students!  Did you have required summer reading for school?  Have you been meaning to pick up

The Traveling Naturalist @ North Channel

Traveling NaturalistThe Traveling Naturalist from Challenger 7 Memorial Park helps us "Discover Nature Where We Live".   We will learn about all kinds of animals.  There may even be some animals in the library to check out in person!  Join us this Wednesday, July 25th at 2:30 pm for the Traveling Naturalist!

It's not too late to sign up for the Summer Reading Program!

Summer craftDid you know that it's not too late to sign up for the 2012 Summer Reading Program?  You can keep reading and logging your books until August 11th.  Don't forget we have programs for Children, Teens & Adults:

Children (age 0-12)  Read or listen to any 10 books or log 500 minutes and receive a free book and certificate of completion while supplies last.

Teens (age 12-18) Read or listen to any 5 books or log 600 minutes and receive a flash drive bracelet while supplies last.

Library Closed for 4th of July

fireworksThe library will be closed this Wednesday, July 4th, in observance of the Independence Day holiday.  So don't forget to come in early this week to get your reading materials!  We've got a new display featuring books that are filled with all kinds of family activities to do this Independence Day (and the rest of the summer too, come to think of it). 

Have a fun and safe holiday and see you Thursday, July 5th!

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