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Puppet Pizzazz @ North Channel

Greg Ruhe, professional puppeteerNeed a quick holiday story fix?  Stop in at North Channel Branch Library where Greg Ruhe, a professional puppeteer, will be here to amaze you with shadow puppetry.  He will also show giant puppets!  Join in the fun Wednesday, at 4:30 pm in the children's area.

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North Channel Book Club

Theofore Boone: The Accused by John Grisham

When the sensational murder trial of wealthy Strattenburg resident, Pete Duffy, is put on hold, rumors continue to fly. Theodore Boone soon finds himself to be the center of attention, accused of a crime he swears he did not commit.  Even as his family stands behind him and he declares his innocence, the evidence that he committed the crime seems to be mounting.

The North Channel Book Club will meet to discuss John Grisham's novel, "Theodore Boone: The Accused," on Wednesday, November 28, at 10 am in the meeting room. 

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Strings Attached

Beginner CrochetThe North Channel Branch Library's needlecraft group, Strings Attached, will meet on Wednesday, November 6, at 4:30 pm.  This meeting will focus on those of us just beginning to learn how to crochet and knit.  All crafters feel free to bring a project you are working on and show off new techniques and share tips with your fellow crafters. 

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North Channel Book Club/Gulf Coast Reads

 Extremely Loud and Incredibly CloseFollowing the death of his father in the World Trade Center attacks, 9-year-old Oskar Schell, budding inventor and Francophile, is struggling to come to grips with the loss.  When he finds an envelope containing a key he doesn't recognize, Oskar embarks on a quest around New York to discover what the key unlocks.  Jonathan Safran Foer's "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" takes the reader on the journey with Oskar as he encounters quirky, and sometimes tragic, characters. 

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North Channel Book Club

A Dog's Purpose By W. Bruce CameronPet ownership has long been linked to health benefits.  Emotional bonds between people and their pets have been demonstrated time and time again.  In an interesting twist, W. Bruce Cameron's novel, "A Dog's Purpose," does not focus on the human perspective but instead takes the reader on a journey into the mind of the dog, himself (and, later, herself) as Bailey is reborn into new lives and seeks his purpose for living.

The North Channel Book Club will discuss "A Dog's Purpose," on Wednesday, September 26 at 10 am.  Join us in the meeting room for discussion. 

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