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

Annual Town Day Book Sale
Bargain books and media for all ages! Open during regular library hours.

Meet the Poets: Anthony Abbott & Mary Kratt
Celebrate books, writing, and poetry by listening to Davidson College's Professor Emeritus Anthony Abbott, author of The Angel dialogues, & Mary Kratt, whose latest book is WATCH where you walk.

Creating with Books
Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities. This month the theme will be Mother's Day. Each child will create a work of art celebrating Mother's Day.

Living Longer, Living Smarter, Part 1
"Your Health": You need to stay healthy if you are going to live independently. This session offers tips for assessing health risks,staying healthy, caring for yourself and a loved one.

Meet the Author: Charla Muller
Celebrate Mother's Day! Meet Southern author, Charla Muller, as she dishes on writing her memoirs, 365 Nights of Intimacy & Pretty Takes Practice. She will also share her experiences of appearing on Oprah, as well as giving TED talks.

Family Storytime: For Me, for You, for Later™
Preschoolers learn about financial literacy skills through making choices and decisions. Learn how people, things and money have value. This program was made possible thanks to the generous support of PNC’s national Grow up Great initiative.

Library eBooks: 1-on-1 Support Session
Call 704-416-4800 opt. 4 to book a 1-hour individual training session on borrowing eBooks for your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop. Bring your device; we’ll show you how to find, check out and download books from our digital collection.

Goodwill's Occupational Skills Training Information
Come learn about the many opportunites for occupational skills training offered by Goodwill.

May is Older Americans Month: Charlotte Dulcimer Club, & movie, History of Corn!
Join us for this fun-filled and 'corny' afternoon! This special event is to honor our Seniors. Hear the Charlotte Appalachian Dulcimer Club play their lilting music, watch a History Channel movie on "Corn", then play games for prizes. Refreshments!

Crossroads Cafe: Free English Classes / Aprenda inglés con 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. For more information and to register call (704) 330-4861.

Independence Writers Group
An open discussion of the art and business of writing short stories, poems and novels. Critiques are available if ten copies of materials to be critiqued are provided. The group meets once a month on the second Saturday.

College 101: SAT Practice Exam
Prepare for college and kick off your SAT 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. Registration required. See below.

Teen Writers' Club
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.

North County Regional Sunday Movie Showcase
Join us for a super hero month showing of Captain America: the First Avenger starring Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Samuel L. Jackson, and Tommy Lee Jones. Light refreshments will be served. This movie is rated PG-13.

Living Longer, Living Smarter, Part 2
"Your Finances": One of the most important parts of planning for long term care is figuring out how to pay for it. This session will give you an idea of the costs and common options.You'll learn what is and is not covered by government and insurance.

Programs by Category

Computer Skills/Technology
Early Literacy Workshop
Educational Support
ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages)
Health Education
Music Education
Parent/Caregiver/Teacher Education
Science,Engineering and Math
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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