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North Channel Branch Book Club

The Help by Kathryn StockettWhen new college graduate Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan returns to her childhood home, she is dismayed to find that her long time nanny and confidante has been fired and sent away.  Determined to discover the reasons behind the abrupt departure, Skeeter uncovers more than she bargains for.  Aspiring to be a writer, Skeeter talks to the African-American maids who not only keep the houses, but also raise the children of the white middle class.  What she learns will not only shake up her life, but those of &quo

Wii Game Day

Wii Game ConsoleTake a break from Spring Break and join in the fun of Wii Game Day at the North Channel Branch Library on Wednesday, March 14.  Come hang out in the meeting room and play Wii games with your friends from 4 until 6 pm.

 

Geek Out @ Your Library -- Costume Event

North Channel Branch Library is celebrating Teen Tech Week with a Geek Out Costume Event.  Join us in the meeting room on Friday, March 9, at 4 pm.   Dress in your geeky best.  Play games, help build a robot for the library and deconstruct a few computers, then stay for a geeky snack. 

 

Strings Attached Needlecraft Group

Embroidery ThreadsDo you long to knit or crochet?  Are your fingers calloused from sewing?  Come to North Channel Branch Library  and join the Strings Attached Needlecraft group.  The group meets the first Wednesday of the month from 4 until 6 pm in the meeting room.  Any type of needlecraft from embroidery to quilting, and knitting to crocheting can be discussed.  

The group  will meet March 7, at 4 pm in the North Channel Branch Library meeting room.  Come and share your latest project, tips and tricks with fellow crafters.  

North Channel Branch Book Club

Growing Up Amish  A Memoir by Ira Wagler"I grasped for tomorrow with its visions of splendor and a shining city.  I dreamed of adventures in strange and distant lands..." Ira Wagler's memoir "Growing Up Amish" lays out the story of a young man's struggle with his faith, his family and his heritage in an Old Order Amish community.  His journey to find his place in the world will take him, and the reader, to Canada, Indiana, Kansas and Montana.  This memoir will touch a nerve for those who have questioned the expectations of others and found themselves on a quest of t

Wii Game Day

Wii Game Console and ControllerCalling all Teens and Tweens! Calling all Teens and Tweens!  Assemble in the North Channel Branch Library meeting room, Wednesday, February 15, at 4 pm for Wii gaming and fun with friends.  Repeat, meet at 4 pm, Feb. 15, in the meeting room for gaming and fun.

Congo Square

Congo Square

Kickoff Black History Month with North Channel Branch Library, Saturday, February 4th at 2 pm.   Celebrate with music!   Young Audiences will present a history of American Jazz with plenty of instruments and audience participation! Learn about Congo Square in  New Orleans and the history of musical instruments used, such as drums, triangles, and the banjo among others. 
This program will happen in the children's area.  Groups wishing to attend please call the library.

NC Needlecraft Group--Strings Attached

Needlecrafter

The North Channel needlecraft group met January 4, and decided that the name of the group should be Strings Attached.  The group includes people who knit, crochet, quilt, embroidery and do other works of needlecraft.  Members of the group are invited to bring projects they are working on or have completed, as well as share tips and tricks that they have learned.

North Channel Book Club

Eternal on the Water by Joseph Monninger The bonds of love are often tested by life, and oftentimes they can withstand the battering of life's storms. In "Eternal on the Water" by Joseph Monninger, readers will watch as teacher Jonathan Cobb meets Mary Fury on the Allagash River and the ties of love are formed and then tested severely by a devastating diagnosis.  Can their love survive the unthinkable?

The North Channel Book Club will be meeting on January 25 at 10 am in the meeting room to discuss "Eternal on the Water" by Joseph Monninger. 

Wii Game Day!

Wii gamersNeed a quick break now that school is back in session?  The North Channel Branch Library will host the year's first Wii Game Day on Wednesday, January 11 from 4 until 6 pm in the library meeting room.  Join your friends for some gaming and lots of laughter.

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