Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month Craft

Chinese Opera Masks

One of the oldest forms of drama, Chinese Opera has evolved as time has passed. One integral part of Chinese Opera is the mask worn by the performers.  More than just a prop, the colorful mask represents the character's personality, demeanor and even rank in society.  Often times an actual mask, the Chinese Opera mask can also be painted directly onto the actor's face.

Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with North Channel Branch Library on May 16.  Meet in the children's area of the library at 4:30 pm to design and color your own Chinese Opera mask.

Five Green and Speckled Frogs...

...sat on a speckled log, eating some most delicious bugs. Yum! Yum! 

This week we are featuring another flannel board song.  We hope you enjoy watching "5 Green and Specked Frogs" but be warned.   The tune has a way of sticking in your head all day long!

 

 

 

 

Mouse Paint with Para Los Ninos

The North Channel Library had a visit this morning from the Children's Museum of Houston as they presented their Para Los Ninos program.  In this session, we read Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh and then mixed and created our own color creations!  Next week we will be back to our regular Tuesday morning Toddler Time storytime geared toward children&nb

North Channel Book Club

A Smile As Big As The Moon

 “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.”  --Albert Einstein

They weren't supposed to succeed.  They were the rejected and outcast students of their high school.  But they had a secret weapon: their teachers, Mike Kersjes and Robynn McKinney, who believed that they could do anything. Even go to Space Camp where the best and brightest students competed in activities similar to those experienced by NASA astronauts.  Kersjes and McKinney knew that their kids could rise to the challenge if only given the chance.  

Para Los Ninos

Children's Museum of Houston logoThe Children's Museum of Houston will be coming to North Channel Branch Library to lead story time on Tuesday, April 24 beginning at 10:30 am in the meeting room.  The Para Los Ninos program will feature bilingual activities including the new Invent-a-Color and Bridge Builder. If you are interested in bringing a group, please call the library to ensure that there will be room. This event is recommended for children ages 2 to 7 years old.