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

South County Children's is without phones
Due to remodeling, South County Children's Department is without telephones. Please call 704-416-6600 X3 for all inquiries and to register for events.

Three Models of Modern Book Publishing: Which one is for you?
Louis Smith, local author and architect, will present the electronic, traditional & hybrid models of modern publishing. Learn what each model's primary characteristics are, what each requires of the author, & what kinds of books best suit each model.

Question, Persuade, Refer: Learning about Suicide Prevention
Teens, learn about the common causes of suicide and how to recognize the warning signs, give help, and save a life in this special presentation from the Mental Health Association of Central Carolinas.

Latino New South
Come hear Oliver Merino, the Latino New South Coordinator for the Levine Museum of the New South, speak about the Latino influence in our region in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

"The Great War! World War I" Part 1: Origins
Join us for this special event. Dr. Brian Jones, Associate Professor of History, Johnson C Smith University, will give a lecture on the origins of the First World War, followed by a discussion. This is Part 1 of a three-part series. Refreshments.

Crossroads Cafe
A CPCC course for adults who speak some English but want to improve. For non-traditional students & independent study. Students receive study materials for library check out and meet weekly with an instructor to review the lesson & answer questions.

Teen Advisory Group ( TAG)
Interested in sharing your ideas, working with peers, and earning community service hours? Teens 13-17 will work collaboratively on projects and services that will improve Teen Services within the library. Light snacks will be served.

Banned Books Week: Presenter Andrew Mansell of "Heroes Aren't Hard to Find"
Comic books and graphic novels are frequently challenged books. Andrew Mansell of Charlotte’s “Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find” will lead a discussion on why these formats are particularly vulnerable to challenges. Light refreshments provided.

Family Storytime
Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Book Talk: Title Swap for Twenties and Thirties, or "TNT"
Looking to learn about great new books without having the commitment of a book club? Join us for a Title Swap for Twenty and Thirty somethings, or “TNT”. Share something you are reading now, such as a favorite book or author, in an informal setting. A selection of books will be available for check out. Light refreshments will be provided. (This program is intended for 18-35 year olds.)

College 101: ACT Practice Exam
Prepare for college and Kick off your ACT prep with a free practice exam. After the test, the Princeton Review will email you a detailed performance report with personalized tips on how to improve your score. Please follow the link to register!

Service Saturday
Need community service hours for school? Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build your leadership skills. Join us for Service Saturday as we create items to benefit local community organizations.

Banned Book Week: Book Cover Art Contest
Artists are invited to submit new cover art for popular challenged book titles. Winning creations will be used for displays & bookmarks during Banned Book Week 2015. Submit your entry at ImaginOn, Main, Steele Creek, Sugarcreek or West Blvd library.

College 101: Scholarship Search with the Scholar Mom
Prepare for college and learn how to pay for school. Join Bernice Feaster, aka “The Scholar Mom” for information about scholarship types, websites, scholarship searches, and how to apply.

Learn, Connect, Play - Scrabble
Participate in board games that encourage cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills.

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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