Programs & Events Listings


The following list contains programs that matched your search, sorted by program types and date from 10/20/2014 to 1/18/2015.

Program Types: (choose a type to jump to list of programs)
Art/Photography     Books/Literature/Writing     Ecology/Environment     Education Support     En Español     Gaming     Movies/Films     Parent/Caregiver/Teacher Education     Performance/Dance/Music     Sensory Programs     Special Events/Festivals     Storytelling     Storytime     


Art/Photographyback to top

Creating with Books
Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities. This month the theme will be Frightening Phalanges. Each child will create a hand crafted bag in the shape of a hand. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Kids Comic Book Club
Join us on the 4th Thursday of October to discuss your favorite comic books or graphic novels and participate in a themed activity. Check out a copy of Otto's Orange Day at the Check Out Desk and try to read it before the program. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! Audience: Preschool (3-5), Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Comic Creations
Expand your understanding of comics and graphic novels, and learn storytelling and cartooning techniques comic book artists use. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Creating with Books
Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

American Girl Book Club (ages 8 to 11)
An American Girl Book club for children ages 8 to 11. Participants will discuss and share opinions on this month’s selected American Girl. Registration is required for this event. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Community Service Project
Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build your leadership skills. Join us for community service project as we create fall centerpieces and bookmarks for Charlotte Rescue Mission. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Art Club
Exercise your creativity and learn new skills in a group setting. Join our young artists' club as we explore different media and techniques to make art to enhance the library. This month's theme is Hispanic Heritage Month. Audience: Preteen (8-11), Elementary (5-11)

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Afternoon Adventures
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. Audience: Preteen (8-11), Elementary (5-11) Audience: Preteen (8-11), Elementary (5-11)

Hands-On Charlotte Homework Help
Join us as trained volunteers from Hands-On Charlotte provide homework assistance to children in grades K-12 for all homework topics. Get the help you need to excel. Tutoring is provided every Monday that CMS is in session. No registration required. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11), Teens (12-18)

Reading Buddies
If you are between the ages of 5-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a Reading Buddy during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session. Registration required beginning one week before the day of the program. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Reading Buddies
If you are between the ages of 5-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a Reading Buddy during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session. Registration required. Please call 704-416-3000, option 2, to register. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Rookie Science
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Kids Comic Book Club
Join us on the 4th Thursday of October to discuss your favorite comic books or graphic novels and participate in a themed activity. Check out a copy of Otto's Orange Day at the Check Out Desk and try to read it before the program. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Literacy Activities
participate in a variety of self-directed activities that support the five literacy practices as identified by the Every Child Ready to Read program. Audience: Preschool (3-5), Family/Youth & Caregivers, Elementary (5-11)

Paws to Read
Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers, Preschool (3-5)

Reading Buddies
If you are between the ages of (5-11), increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a Reading Buddy volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers, Preschool (3-5)

Afternoon Adventures: ReadyAnimator
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. This month, we will be creating short spooky movies using ReadyAnimator! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Boys Will Be Boys
ATTENTION: All boys in grades 2-5. Come and join us for fun times, good laughs and great conversation as we discuss Brian Selznick's "The Boy With a Thousand Faces". Call 704-416-3800 for more information. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

American Girl Book Club
Join us on the 1st Tuesday of the month to explore the beloved American Girl book series with stories, activities and trivia. This month we will discuss Josephina! Registration required. GIRLS ONLY! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! This month the theme will be Native American Heritage Month. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Afternoon Adventures
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. Audience: Elementary (5-11) Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Creative Writing for Kids
Collaborate with other kids as you share your writing, give and receive feedback, and support others through the writing process. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Magic Tree House Book Club
Join us on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 5:00 to discuss the Magic Tree House Series by Mary Pope Osborne. Copies may be available at the branch. New members welcome! Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Comic Creations
Expand your understanding of comics and graphic novels, and learn storytelling and cartooning techniques comic book artists use. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Story Explorers: Book Nuts
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games and more! Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Read-A-Book, Learn to Cook
Come investigate cookbooks and learn about measurements in this hands-on program for school-age children. Explore how healthy cooking and eating come together. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Creating With Books: Foxes
Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities. This month we will explore what the fabulous Mr. Fox says when he goes out on a chilly night. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Reader's Theatre: Drama Rama
Children develop reading and comprehension skills by using scripts adapted from children’s literature to increase their presentation and public speaking abilities. For children ages 8 to 11. Registration Required. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games and more! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Friends Council Book Drive at South End Chick-fil-A
South End Chick-fil-A will host a book drive with the Library Foundation Friends Council on Nov. 18 from 6-8 p.m. Book donations will be used for the Friends Council Pop-Up Sales. Audience: Family/Youth & Caregivers, Adults, Elementary (5-11)

American Girl Book Club (ages 8 to 11)
An American Girl Book club for children ages 8 to 11. Participants will discuss and share opinions on this month’s selected American Girl. Registration is required for this event. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Community Service Project
Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build your leadership skills. Join us for community service project as we create fall centerpieces and bookmarks for Charlotte Rescue Mission. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Girls Read Book Club
Join us for a lively discussion about "Ivy and Bean Break the Fossil Record" by Annie Barrows. Copies may be picked up at the front desk. Group will meet the third Thursday of the month. For ages 7-11. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Boys Will Be Boys
ATTENTION: All Boys in Grades 2 thru 5...Join an average kid, named Fern as he transforms into a bona fide deep-fried superhero. The book this month is Josh Lewis' "Super Chicken Nugget Boy. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Afternoon Adventures:
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. This month the theme will be Kitchen Science. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Magic Tree House Book Club
Join us on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 5:00 to discuss Magic Tree House Series by Mary Pope Osborne. Copies may be available at the branch. New members welcome! Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Story Explorers: Winter
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games and more! *Registration is required. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

  • 12/22/2014 at 2:00 PM: Matthews    Learn More | Registration begins 12/1/2014 10:00:00 AM

American Girl Book Club
Join us on the 1st Tuesday of the month to explore the beloved American Girl book series with stories, activities and trivia. This month we will discuss Cecile and MarieGrace! Registration required. GIRLS ONLY! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Ecology/Environmentback to top

I Can Reuse & Recycle
Swing by to learn about the different ways you can reduce your environmental impact. Make a recycled craft & even take home a spooky Halloween snack! Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18), Elementary (5-11)

Rookie Science
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Grades K-5. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Education Supportback to top

Book Buddies and Tutoring K-5
K-5 students can increase reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a teen volunteer during a 20-minute 1-on-1 session OR bring in homework for tutoring assistance. Bring your library card to try out tutor.com too! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Afternoon Adventures
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. Audience: Preteen (8-11), Elementary (5-11) Audience: Preteen (8-11), Elementary (5-11)

Paws to Read
Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading to a certified therapy dog. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preschool (3-5)

Hands-On Charlotte Homework Help
Join us as trained volunteers from Hands-On Charlotte provide homework assistance to children in grades K-12 for all homework topics. Get the help you need to excel. Tutoring is provided every Monday that CMS is in session. No registration required. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11), Teens (12-18)

Amigos Homework Help
Students in K-5th grades can receive free homework assistance from high school student volunteers in one-on-one or group settings. English as a Second Language (ESL) or non-ESL students welcome. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Reading Buddies
If you are between the ages of 5-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a Reading Buddy during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session. Registration required beginning one week before the day of the program. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Teen Tutoring
Come and get help with elementary-level reading, math or homework from a Teen Tutor. First come, first served basis for up to 45 minute sessions. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11) Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Drop-in Homework Help
If you are between the ages of 5 and 11, come receive free homework help from library volunteers. Please note that this is a drop-in program. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Reading Buddies
If you are between the ages of 5-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a Reading Buddy during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session. Registration required. Please call 704-416-3000, option 2, to register. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Rookie Science
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Afternoon Adventures: Home School Rocks!
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. This is a special session for 3-7 year olds. Audience: Preschool (3-5), Elementary (5-11)

PAWS to Read
Children in K-5th grades can boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a certified therapy dog during a 20-minute session. Call 704-416-4800 to register. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Rookie Science
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hand on activities. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

School-Age Tutoring
Come and get help with elementary-level reading, math or homework from a trained Teen Tutor. Registration preferred but walk-ins are welcome! Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Amigos Homework Help
Students ages 5-11 can receive free homework help from high school student volunteers in a group setting. English as a Second Language (ESL) and non-ESL students welcome. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Rookie Science
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This week, discover traveling seeds. Featuring activities provided by UNC-Charlotte's Botanical Gardens staff. Registration required! Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Teen Tutoring
Teens provide math and reading homework assistance. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Literacy Activities
participate in a variety of self-directed activities that support the five literacy practices as identified by the Every Child Ready to Read program. Audience: Preschool (3-5), Family/Youth & Caregivers, Elementary (5-11)

PAWS to Read
Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot beginning one week before the event. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Paws to Read
Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers, Preschool (3-5)

PAWS to Read
Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot beginning one week before the event. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

PAWS to Read
Children in K - 5th grades can boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a certified therapy dog during a 20-minute session. Call 704-416-4800 to register. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Reading Buddies
If you are between the ages of (5-11), increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a Reading Buddy volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers, Preschool (3-5)

Paws to Read
Children can boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Paws to Read
Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Rookie Science
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This week, the theme is Math Mania! Audience: Elementary (5-11)

American Girl Book Club
Join us on the 1st Tuesday of the month to explore the beloved American Girl book series with stories, activities and trivia. This month we will discuss Josephina! Registration required. GIRLS ONLY! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Afternoon Adventures
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Hands-On Charlotte Homework Help
Trained volunteers from Hands-On Charlotte provide homework assistance to children in grades K-12. Tutoring is provided every Tuesday that CMS is in session. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11), Teens (12-18)

Lego Program
Learn mathematical concepts of sorting, building, and geometry while using Lego building blocks. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

  • 11/6/2014 at 4:00 PM: Matthews    Learn More | Registration begins 10/23/2014 10:00:00 AM

Rookie Science
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This week, we are "Grateful for Plants!" Featuring activities provided by UNC-Charlotte's Botanical Gardens staff. Registration required! Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Creating With Books: Foxes
Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities. This month we will explore what the fabulous Mr. Fox says when he goes out on a chilly night. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games and more! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Afternoon Adventures
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. The theme is the International Games Day! Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Rookie Science
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Grades K-5. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Community Service Project
Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build your leadership skills. Join us for community service project as we create fall centerpieces and bookmarks for Charlotte Rescue Mission. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Girls Read Book Club
Join us for a lively discussion about "Ivy and Bean Break the Fossil Record" by Annie Barrows. Copies may be picked up at the front desk. Group will meet the third Thursday of the month. For ages 7-11. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

American Girl Book Club
Join us on the 1st Tuesday of the month to explore the beloved American Girl book series with stories, activities and trivia. This month we will discuss Cecile and MarieGrace! Registration required. GIRLS ONLY! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

School-Age Tutoring
Come and get help with elementary-level reading, math or homework from a trained Teen Tutor. Registration preferred but walk-ins are welcome! Audience: Elementary (5-11)

En Españolback to top

Bilingual Storytime
Engage your child with books, activities, stories and songs that encourage language development and literacy skills. This program will feature books written in both Spanish and English. Audience: Preschool (3-5), Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Gamingback to top

Learn, Connect, Play: Board Games
Participate in board games that encourage cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills. Pick a new game or an old favorite from our collection--your choice! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Learn, Connect, Play: Video Gaming
Come play the WiiU and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Learn, Connect, Play: Video Gaming
Grab your friends and come play on the Wii and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Learn, Connect, Play: Board Games
Participate in board games that encourage cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

International Games Day
Grab your friends and come play games with us!! Participate in Board Games that encourage cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills. Pick a new game or an old favorite from our collection! Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18), Elementary (5-11)

International Games Day
Grab your friends and come play games with us!! Participate in Board and Video Games that encourage cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills. Pick a new game or an old favorite from our collection! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Teens (12-18), Adults

Learn, Connect, Play: Video Gaming
Grab your friends and come play games on the Wii and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills. Audience: Preteen (8-11), Elementary (5-11)

Learn, Connect, Play - Board Games
Participate in board games that encourage cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills. Audience: Elementary (5-11) Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Movies/Filmsback to top

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.
Join us for a special veiwing of the classic children's movie: It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

From Page to Screen: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory - Pajama Movie Night!
Based on "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl, five kids find golden tickets hidden inside the wrappers of Wonka bars. Each win a tour of Wonka's candy factory but only one special child wins the grand prize! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

From Page To Screen: Monster House
Bring your lunch and watch Monster House. (Rated PG) Popcorn will be served. Due to limited seating, groups must call prior to the program to check on availability. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents The LEGO Movie
Come for a viewing of The LEGO Movie. Light refreshments will be provided. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11) Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Now Showing: Frozen
Join us for a special showing of the Oscar-winning movie Frozen (2013). This film is rated PG and runs for 108 minutes. Registration is required for this program. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preschool (3-5), Family/Youth & Caregivers

From Page to Screen: How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Join us for a special viewing of How the Grinch Stole Christmas based on the classic Dr. Seuss story. Light refreshments will be served. Audience: Family/Youth & Caregivers, Preschool (3-5), Elementary (5-11)

Now Showing: The Nightmare Before Christmas
Join us for a special showing of the movie The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993). This film is rated PG and runs for 76 minutes. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preschool (3-5), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Now Showing: The LEGO Movie
Join us for a special showing of The LEGO Movie. This movie is rated PG. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Better Than the Book? Teen Movies: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe
Join us for our "Better Than the Book?" Teen Film series by watching The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. This movie is rated PG. Snacks will be provided. Audience: Teens (12-18), Adults, Elementary (5-11)

From Page to Screen: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Whether you already love the book or want to watch the movie before reading it, join us for the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001). This film is rated PG and runs for 148 minutes. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preschool (3-5), Family/Youth & Caregivers

From Page to Screen: Sleeping Beauty
Whether you already love the book or want to watch the movie before reading it, join us for the film adaptation of Sleeping Beauty. See the story brought to life! This movie is rated G. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers, Teens (12-18)

From Page to Screen: The Jungle Book
Whether you already love the book or want to watch the movie before reading it, join us for the film adaptation of The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. The Jungle Book (1967) is rated Approved and runs for 78 minutes. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preschool (3-5), Adults

Now Showing: Maleficent
Join us for a special showing of the movie Maleficent (2014). This film is rated PG and runs for 97 minutes. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preschool (3-5), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Parent/Caregiver/Teacher Educationback to top

Literacy Activities
participate in a variety of self-directed activities that support the five literacy practices as identified by the Every Child Ready to Read program. Audience: Preschool (3-5), Family/Youth & Caregivers, Elementary (5-11)

Performance/Dance/Musicback to top

Reader's Theatre: Drama Rama
Children develop reading and comprehension skills by using scripts adapted from children’s literature to increase their presentation and public speaking abilities. For children ages 8 to 11. Registration Required. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Sensory Programsback to top

Sensory Storytime
Join us for this storytime filled with stories, songs, and activities specifically designed for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, or other developmental disabilities. Audience: Family/Youth & Caregivers, Elementary (5-11), Preschool (3-5)

Special Events/Festivalsback to top

I Can Have Fun at the Park
Discover facts about Charlotte through trivia and win a prize. Enjoy tall tales with a moralistic twist. Stories at 12:15pm and 1:15pm only. Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18), Elementary (5-11)

Fall Festival
Enjoy literacy activities, storytelling, and more as we celebrate our annual Fall Festival. Drop in anytime between 4:30 and 6pm. Audience: Family/Youth & Caregivers, Preschool (3-5), Elementary (5-11)

I Can Reuse & Recycle
Swing by to learn about the different ways you can reduce your environmental impact. Make a recycled craft & even take home a spooky Halloween snack! Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18), Elementary (5-11)

Fall Festival
Celebrate the season by enjoying literacy activities and games in the Spangler Library. Dress up in your favorite costume and gather treats from staff throughout the building. Audience: Preschool (3-5), Family/Youth & Caregivers, Elementary (5-11)

Fall Festival: Children's Pumpkin Party
Dress up in your favorite costume for a celebration of the fall season during this fun-filled hour of stories, games, literacy activities, and sweet treats! Please call to register. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Excerpts from Seussical the Musical
Learn about Dr. Seuss and explore his books with Matthews Playhouse. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library: Lona Bartlett
Holiday stories with puppets from storyteller and puppeteer Lona Bartlett Audience: Family/Youth & Caregivers, Preschool (3-5), Elementary (5-11)

Storytellingback to top

I Can Have Fun at the Park
Discover facts about Charlotte through trivia and win a prize. Enjoy tall tales with a moralistic twist. Stories at 12:15pm and 1:15pm only. Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18), Elementary (5-11)

Fall Festival: Children's Pumpkin Party
Dress up in your favorite costume for a celebration of the fall season during this fun-filled hour of stories, games, literacy activities, and sweet treats! Please call to register. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Spooky Stories
Come enjoy a special spooky storytelling before you head out to trick-or-treat! Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Storytimeback to top

Sensory Storytime
Join us for this storytime filled with stories, songs, and activities specifically designed for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, or other developmental disabilities. Audience: Family/Youth & Caregivers, Elementary (5-11), Preschool (3-5)

Afternoon Adventures
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. Audience: Preteen (8-11), Elementary (5-11) Audience: Preteen (8-11), Elementary (5-11)

Bilingual Storytime
Engage your child with books, activities, stories and songs that encourage language development and literacy skills. This program will feature books written in both Spanish and English. Audience: Preschool (3-5), Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! Audience: Preschool (3-5), Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through engaging activities including math, science, games and more. Registration is not required, but space is limited to the first 30 participants. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Paws to Read
Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Afternoon Adventures: Slightly Spooky Stories
Join us for a storytime filled with tricks, treats, and stories that are just a little bit scary! Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Fall Festival: Children's Pumpkin Party
Dress up in your favorite costume for a celebration of the fall season during this fun-filled hour of stories, games, literacy activities, and sweet treats! Please call to register. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Children's Sensory Storytime
Join us for this storytime filled with stories, songs, and activities specifically designed for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, or other developmental disabilities. Audience: Family/Youth & Caregivers, Elementary (5-11), Preschool (3-5) Audience: Elementary (5-11), Toddlers (18-35 months), Preschool (3-5)

Once Upon a time in 398.2
What is 398.2? Only the most magic call number in non-fiction. Join us as we explore fairy tales and folks tales from all over the world that can be found in this section of the library. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11) Audience: Elementary (5-11)

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