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Library closed for MLK Day

All Harris County Libraries will be closed on Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day.  First observed in 1986, this floating federal holiday always falls on the third Monday in January because Martin Luther King Jr was born on January 15th.  If you are interested in learning more about Martin Luther King Jr, the library has several books available.  Also

Check out our digital books!

Did Santa deliver an e-reader under your Christmas tree this year?  You can read digital books for free on you devices just by using our Digital Media Catalog.  You can read ebooks from the library on your Kindle, Nook, or many other e-readers, including iPads and smartphones.  Check out our Digital Media Catalog to learn more!

North Channel Library closed during New Year's Holiday

It's hard to believe that 2011 is almost over, but here we are!  In recognition of the New Year's holiday, the North Channel Library will be closed the following days:

Friday, December 30th - Close at 5 pm

Saturday, December 31st - CLOSED

Sunday, January 1st - CLOSED

Monday, January 2nd - CLOSED

Tuesday, January 3rd - Open at 10 am

From the North Channel family to yours, we wish you a happy and safe New Year's Eve. 

¡ Feliz y Prosperous Año Nuevo!

See you next year!

Galena Park closed for New Year's Eve

It's hard to believe that 2011 is almost over, but here we are!  In recognition of the New Year's holiday, the Galena Park Library will be closed the following days:

Friday, December 30th - CLOSED

Saturday, December 31st - CLOSED

Sunday, January 1st - CLOSED

Monday, January 2nd - CLOSED

Tuesday, January 3rd - Open at 12 pm

From the Galena Park family to yours, we wish you a happy and safe New Year's Eve. 

¡ Feliz y Prosperous Año Nuevo!

See you next year!

Movie day at North Channel

Looking for something to do now that Christmas is over?  Come to the North Channel Library on Wednesday, December 28th at 2:30 pm for a family movie day!  We will be showing a movie featuring many adorable penguins "popping" up all over the place!  You may bring snacks to enjoy during the show.  See you there!

Libraries closed during Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching, don't forget that all of the Harris County libraries will close early at 5 pm on Thursday, December 22nd and will not re-open until Tuesday, December 27th.  Galena Park Library will open at 12 pm on December 27.  Galena Park Library's holiday schedule is as follows:

Thursday, December 22nd   10 am - 5 pm

Friday, December 23rd - CLOSED

Saturday, December 24th - CLOSED

Sunday, December 25th - CLOSED

Monday, December 26th - CLOSED

Tuesday, December 27th - 12 pm - 8 pm

We hope everybody has a safe and happy Christmas holiday!  Feliz Navidad!

Library closed during Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching, don't forget that all of the Harris County libraries will close early at 5 pm on Thursday, December 22nd and will not re-open until Tuesday, December 27th.  North Channel Library will open at 10 am on December 27.  North Channel Library's holiday schedule is as follows:

Thursday, December 22nd   10 am - 5 pm

Friday, December 23rd - CLOSED

Saturday, December 24th - CLOSED

Sunday, December 25th - CLOSED

Monday, December 26th - CLOSED

Tuesday, December 27th - 10 am - 8 pm

We hope everybody has a safe and happy Christmas holiday!

Storytime during Christmas holidays

Need a break from the holiday madness?  Take a break from the hustle and bustle at the stores and head to the library for storytime with your little ones!  During the Christmas break, the library will continue to offer our weekly storytimes.

Santa visits Galena Park!

Santa made an early visit to Galena Park to make sure the children were staying on the nice list!  Luckily, our Galena Park kids have been extra good this year!  Santa was so pleased he stayed for crafts and cookies with everyone!  Thank you to Santa and the Galena Park Friends Group for making our Christmas party so much fun!

Santa Claus is coming to Galena Park!

You better watch out.  You better not cry.  You better not pout, I'm telling you why.  Santa Claus is coming to Galena Park Library!  Come meet your favorite jolly old elf and make some great Christmas crafts this Thursday, December 15th from 4 pm - 5 pm.  You'll get a chance to tell the big guy what you want for Christmas.  Don't forget to bring your camera!  Ho! Ho! Ho!

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