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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.

NEW! Needlecraft Group

 Have you ever heard of crewel embroidery?  Have you ever knitted your own scarf or hat? The North Channel Branch Library will be launching a new needlecraft group in January, 2012.  All needle crafters are invited, knitters, crocheters, quilters and embroiderers.  Never tried any of it?  Join us and try it out.  Share tricks, techniques with fellow needle crafters.  Try out new patterns, learn new skills, have fun meeting and talking to people with similar interests.  You can also check books on 

Monday Movie Madness!!

Movie MadnessSchool's out for the winter break.  Need a break from your holiday homework?  Join in the madness at North Channel Branch Library, the Monday Movie Madness, that is.  Enjoy a movie and snack in the meeting room at 2:30 pm, Monday, Dec. 19.  

Wii Game Day @ North Channel

Wii Game PlayersIt's almost here!  Join your friends in the North Channel Branch Library meeting room on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 4 pm for Wii Game Day. 

It's mystery game day, so be prepared to rock-n-roll, dance to your hearts content or test your sports skills.  See you there!

Children's Winter Craft

Paper StockingBrrr!! Get ready for winter with the North Channel Branch Library.  Come into the library Wednesday, December 7 from 4:30 - 6 pm to create a one of a kind stocking or gingerbread man.  

North Channel Branch Library Book Club

Cleo, The Cat Who Mended a Family by Helen BrownThe tiny kitten promised to Helen Brown's young sons would arrive on the heels of an unimaginable tragedy.  In the time following, it was Cleo that held the struggling family together with the innocent love only a pet can provide. 

" A remarkable memoir... I realized that Helen Brown didn't break my heart at all - she opened it." --Beth Hoffman, New York Times bestselling author of Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
 

Thanksgiving Craft

Wild Tom Turkey Are you ready to get your gobble on?  Come down to North Channel Branch Library and celebrate Thanksgiving by crafting a cool turkey puppet or a feathered headband.   Join in the fun Wednesday, November 16, at 4:30 pm.

North Channel Library Book Club

The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey by Waler MosleyWhat would you be willing to risk to remember your life?  91-year-old Ptolemy Grey, when faced with advancing dementia, has to decide if he is willing to risk it all to remember his past and save the ones he loves. 

Picture It @ Your Library

    Come to North Channel Branch Library during Teen Read Week to celebrate reading for the sheer joy of it.  The theme for 2011 is "Picture It @ Your Library."   North Channel will be marking Teen Read Week with Extreme Makeover: Novel Edition.  The rules are simple: redesign the cover of your favorite novel.  You may use any media you choose to create a dust jacket for your favorite title: pastels, photograph, pen and ink, pencil, or even collage.  Drop your redesigned cover at the front desk now through Saturday, October 22.   Fill out an entry form to be entered for a chance to win cool prizes.  The drawing will be held October 25.

Game Day!

Nintendo DS Multiplayer gamingHave fun playing on the Nintendo DS or Playstation PSP with your friends at the North Channel Library "Game Day."  Teens and tweens are invited to bring their handheld game systems and games to North Channel  on Wednesday, Oct. 12.  We will meet from 4 to 6 pm in the Meeting Room for a day of multiplayer gaming.  

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