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Train To Be An ESL Tutor @ North Channel Library

tutor training Have you ever thought about becoming an ESL Tutor?  The North Channel Library will host an ESL Tutor Training on Saturday, March 29th from 10am to 3:30pm.  You can volunteer to tutor at any branch library and all materials are provided.  Please register for this training by calling the library at 281-457-1631 and help someone reach their goals.

Legos Are Awesome!

the lego movieOk, how many times have you seen the Lego movie already?  Feeling inspired to make some of your own awesome creations?  Check out these books to learn how!

 

Board Game Day!

board gameStart off the week with some gaming fun! Join us for Board Game Day at North Channel Library on Monday, February 17th at 4:30pm. We'll set out a variety of traditional board games for you to play or bring your own! Music and refreshments too!

LEGO Play @ North Channel Library

LegoCalling all Lego loving kids!  This Thursday, February 13th @ 4:30 PM, come to the library and play Life of George with Lego blocks. Build and scan your project for a score or play for fun! Free play with blocks for younger children. Groups please call. 

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Dream of Doors @ North Channel Library

dream of doorsCelebrate Black History Month at the library with a special performance by Express Children's TheaterExpress Children's Theater will present Dream of Doors, based on the lives of many historical figures who helped open doors for those who came after them.  Don't miss this fully staged show Wednesday, February 12th at 4:30 PM in the Children's area.  Call the library for more details.

 

 

 

photo copyrighted by Express Children's Theater

From Russia With Love

It’s Olympics time again and this year the Winter Olympics are being held in Sochi, Russia.  In honor of this year’s host country, sample some of Russia’s rich history of folktales with these titles:

russian Folktales Russian Folk-Tales retold by James Riordan

 A collection of classic Russian folktales.

 

 

  

Monday Movie Madness

movieJoin us this Monday, February 10th at 4:30 pm for our popular Monday Movie Madness!  We'll be showing a popular children's movie in our meeting room.  So come, bring some snacks and start off your week with a great movie.  Call the library at 281-457-1631 for movie title.

Sunday, Sunday, YUMday!

A Football CookbookSunday, Sunday, YUMday!    That’s right, this Sunday is the big day-Superbowl Sunday!  Time to get together, watch the game, and EAT! Yum!  Kids, you can help get the party ready with these tasty cookbooks:   

 

Book Sale This Weekend!

book saleIs your New Year's resolution to read more? Help the library raise money and stock your bookshelves at the same time!  The Friends of the North Channel Library will be holding their monthly Book Sale this Friday, January 31st and Saturday, February 1st during the library's open hours.  The Friends group has all types of books and movies for sale.  All proceeds from the sale go directly to the North Channel Library to fund various library needs, such as summer performers, books and other items.  Don't miss our book sale this weekend!

Such Devoted Sisters

A Sister More Like MeDo you have a little one who is all about Frozen?  Will they not stop singing “Let It Go”?  Are they suddenly asking for a pet reindeer? Introduce them to some more stories that feature spirited sisters!

 

 

 

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