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There's so much happening at your library! Don't miss these featured programs!

Clases de Computacion en Español
This is a one on one computer class that is held in our branch in Spanish every Friday at 10:00 amm. Attendees will learn according to their own pace and interest.

Día de los niños/ Día de los libros - Children's Day/Book Day
Dia is Diversity in Action. Engage in a literary experience that honors all children, books and cultures. Join Mr. Nigel from Children's Theatre for a special time of music and singing. Fun for the whole family.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Friday Night Lights
Teens ages 12-18- After-hours "teens only" event! Share your talent- dance, sing, bring your band, your artwork, or writing. Enjoy the entertainment and free food. Want to take part or help make it happen? Speak w Brian or Melanie at Hickory Grove.

Adult Sensory Storytime
Join us for this storytime filled with stories, songs and activities designed for patrons with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues or other developmental disabilities.

Learn, Connect, Play: Wii
Develop literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills with video games!

One on One Computer Training
This is a one-on-one session to assist the patron with developing computer skills. From setting up an email adress to more complex requests, this class will be determined by the patron's needs.

Web Creation with KompoZer
Learn to build solid websites with KompoZer, a free web authoring tool similar to Dreamweaver, available at http://www.kompozer.net.

Poetry Reading
Join us for an interactive poetry event, and share an original piece, a favorite poem, or simply enjoy the poetic works others in the company of your peers. Special guests will be published poet Jimmeka Anderson and Rachel Kubie.

Meet the Author: Pearl Cleage
Celebrate reading and meet Pearl Cleage, who will read from her latest novel ""Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs". Q&A will follow. Copies of Ms. Cleage's latest book will be available for sale

The Joy of Censorship with Joe Raiola @ CPCC-Main, Elizabeth Building Auditorium
With great insight and humor, “The Joy of Censorship” sheds light on the endless arguments over banned books, movie ratings, the FCC, Supreme Court decisions, and the true meaning of obscenity. Location: CPCC - Main Campus, Elizabeth Building Aud.

Learn, Connect, Play: Video Gaming
Grab your friends and come play video games and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills. Gaming will take place all day in the Teen Area. You can come and go as you please.

Race and Class in the New South City: Revisiting Bittersweet Legacy
Dr. Greenwood will discuss the crucial role that Charlotte's black community played in the making of Bittersweet Legacy, her award-winning book, and the power that local people possess in documenting and recovering their past.

Unveiling the Harry Golden Marker
North Carolina places a state highway marker at 7th and Hawthorne to honor Harry Golden, internationally renowned author, humorist and Civil Rights activist of the 1950s and 1960s. A panel discussion on Golden's life will follow.

Book Club:Teen Anime and Manga Interest Circle (TAMIC)
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at 4:30pm. Members will discuss manga, anime, and related topics.

Writing Group: Magnum Opus (18-25 years old)
Writers of all experience and skill levels are encouraged to join this group to share work, exchange ideas and feedback, and meet other local amateur writers.

Programs by Category

Book Sale
Computer Skills/Technology
CTC Actor Appearance
Early Literacy Workshop
Education Support
En Español
ESL (English as a Second Language)
National Library Week
Parent/Caregiver/Teacher Education
Senior Living
Sensory Programs
Special Events/Festivals

Programs by Location

Beatties Ford Road
Hickory Grove
Independence Regional
Main Library
Mint Hill
Morrison Regional
Mountain Island
Myers Park
North County Regional
Off-site Location
Plaza Midwood
South County Regional
Steele Creek
Sugar Creek
University City Regional
West Boulevard

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