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The museum of fine arts comes to north channel

The North Channel Library is enjoying a treat for the next couple of months.  Until November 8th, 2010, The North Channel Library  is hosting a travelling exhibit courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston entitled "Once Upon a Time: Telling Stories Through Clay."  The exhbition features 9 objects from the Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection of contemporary ceramics.   You can learn more about this exhibit from the MFAH website.  Also, be sure to voice your opinion of the exhibit by emailing the MFAH at onceuponatime@mfah.org, and the museum will email you a complimentary pass!

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North Channel will be closed for Labor Day

Like many of you out there, the North Channel Staff will be enjoying some down time during the Labor Day holiday as the library will be closed Sunday, September 4th and Monday, September 5th.  Since 1882, Labor Day has been celebrated in one way or another.  The North Channel staff hopes everyone has a fun and safe holiday.  We will see you when we re-open at regular hours on Tuesday, September 6th.

Photo courtesy of Clipart.com

 

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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.

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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

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