Summer Reading Program starts Friday!

School is almost out and that means it's almost time to registers for the 2010 Harris County Summer Reading Program.  Beginning this Friday, June 4th, registration will be available online at www.hcpl.net or here at the North Channel Library.  We have reading programs for everyone.  Children age 0-12 can "Catch the Reading Express" by logging either 10 books, 500 minutes of reading, or 500 pages read.  After reaching this level, come in to the library to collect your certificate of completion and free book.  Teens (12-18), did you know that "Within Arms Reach...The Future Is Yours?"  Read 5 books or complete 600 minutes (10 hours) of reading this summer for your certificate and book.  And adults (18+), we didn't forget about you!  "

BRANCH CALENDAR: SEE ABOVE!

This summer, we have Reading Programs for ALL ages: Children, Teens and Adults! All planned activities to encourage summer reading are listed on the online Branch Calendar: please see above. For the Children's Programs, if Free tickets are required, these are available one week in advance. Monday Movie names will be posted inside the Library. Please call us for more information: Ph. 281-457-1631

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HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!

We hope that you enjoy the Memorial Day holiday! The North Channel Branch and all Harris County Libraries will be closed both Sunday, May 30th, and Monday, May 31st. We will reopen Tuesday, June 1st, at 10 am. If you need to renew materials, please remember to phone the Renewal Line at 713-747-4763 or visit our website at:  www.hcpl.net  You will need your library barcode number and 4 digit PIN to renew using either of these services. If you return materials to the Book Drop, do NOT leave them on the Front Porch if the Book Drop is full. Please keep your materials. When you bring the materials back once we reopen, just let us know that the Book Drop was full and we will waive your fines. See you after the holiday!

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Teen Volunteer Training

Jasmine helps out during SRP 2009!

The North Channel Library is holding two volunteer training sessions for teenagers who are interested in volunteering at the library this summer. Teens who need to earn volunteer time for National Honor Society or other service organizations can earn two hours of volunteer time by attending a Teen Summer Volunteer Training Session on
Saturday, May 22 from 11 am to 1 pm or Wednesday, June 9 from 12 pm to 2 pm. Volunteers must be 14 years or older. Volunteers help the library by shelving books, signing up customers for the library’s Summer Reading Program, and assisting with other programs as needed.  Any questions, just ask! 

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Library Snapshot Day

Library Snapshot Day at North ChannelOn Tuesday, May 4, 2010, the North Channel Library participated in Library Snapshot Day. Acting in partnership with the Texas Library Association and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, all branches of the Harris County Library Systems chose one day from April 26th to May 7th to collect information and comments from their customers about why they love their library.  
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