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Programs & Events Listings


The following list contains programs that matched your search, sorted by program types and date from 8/29/2014 to 11/27/2014.

Program Types: (choose a type to jump to list of programs)
Art/Photography     Books/Literature/Writing     Education Support     Exhibits     Gaming     Health/Fitness     Movies/Films     Multicultural     Parent/Caregiver/Teacher Education     Sensory Programs     Special Events/Festivals     Storytelling     Storytime     


Art/Photographyback to top

Book Start Art
Learn more about the children's book illustrator, David Frampton, and extend your learning through an art activity using the illustrator's technique. Audience: Preteen (8-11), 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

Creating with Books
Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities. This month the theme will be What Are You Hungry For? Each child will create a hand decorated plate to take home. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

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. Audience: Preteen (8-11), Elementary (5-11)

Kids Comic Book Club
Join us on the 4th Thursday of September to discuss the comic book Smile by Raina Telgemeier. No need to prepare in advance: participants will receive a copy of the book at the program, so sign up today! Audience: 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)

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 September and October to discuss your favorite comic books or graphic novels and participate in a themed activity. 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)

Books/Literature/Writingback to top

Camps and School Groups Interested in South County Regional Library Events
Are you interested in bringing your camp/ school group to South County for a program? If so, please contact South County's children's department at 704-416-6600,2. Groups cannot be accomodated during our regular programming. See Learn More Audience: Preschool (3-5), Elementary (5-11), Toddlers (18-35 months)

Reading Buddies
If you are between the ages of 5-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a volunteer Reading Buddy during a 60-minute 1-on-1 session. 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)

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 Samantha! 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 rockets. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Library Instruction and Tours
September is Library Card sign-up month. Take a guided tour of Sugar Creek Library and learn about the resources that are available to help you at home, school and work. Sign-up for a Library Card and enjoy Library activities. 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 the Magic Tree House Series by Mary Pope Osborne. We will discuss Afternoon on the Amazon. Copies may be available at the branch. New members welcome! 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)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Whether you already love the book or want to watch the movie before reading it, join us for a showing and related activities of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Enjoy Sugar Creeks Chocolate Factory. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Science Saturday Book Club for Kids
This month’s book discussion and science activities, led by teen volunteer Matthew, is based on books about bread. Copies of various books are available at the branch. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Creating with Books
Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities. Each week will have a different theme! Check in at the children's desk for the details. Audience: 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)

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
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)

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)

Book Start Art
Learn more about the children's book illustrator, David Frampton, and extend your learning through an art activity using the illustrator's technique. Audience: Preteen (8-11), Elementary (5-11)

Creating With Books: The Story of Salt
Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities. This month we will explore the historical importance of salt and its place in art and literature, including creating salt paintings. 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)

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)

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

Cultural Exploration: Hispanic Heritage Month
Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Learn the basic steps for and history of latin dance styles, including salsa, bachata, and merengue. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Davidson Kids Book Club
Join us for the first meeting of the school year! Book club participants will pick up their first book at this meeting. For 2nd- 4th graders. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Girls Read Book Club
Join us for a lively discussion about books with great female characters. This month’s book is Ivy and Bean 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)

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. During this meeting, we will discuss Sunset of the Sabertooth. Copies may be available at the branch. New members welcome! Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Literacy Activity: Hobbit Day
Happy Hobbits Day! Celebrate Bilbo and Frodo's birthday with us and make your own pair of hobbit ears. Activity will be available as long as supplies last. Audience: Family/Youth & Caregivers, Elementary (5-11), Elementary (5-11)

Afternoon Adventures: Ereaders for Kids
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. This month the theme will be how to get ebooks and eaudio books for kids! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

What Do I Read Now?
You read it, you liked it, NOW what do you read? Join us to talk about and learn about other books and series that you'll love. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Kids Comic Book Club
Join us on the 4th Thursday of September to discuss the comic book Smile by Raina Telgemeier. No need to prepare in advance: participants will receive a copy of the book at the program, so sign up today! Audience: 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)

Boys Will Be Boys
Attention Boys ages 7 thru 11, join us for a discussion about three classic fairy tales that are told in a twisted style. This month's book is titled "Twisted Tales". Registration is NOT required. Call 704-416-3800 for more information. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Read and Recycle
Re-purpose used books to create useable items. Kids will have the opportunity to discuss the books they selected as well as fiction and non-fiction they have enjoyed. 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)

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 Caroline! Registration required. GIRLS ONLY! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Creating With Books
Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities. 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 book Magic Tree House Series by Mary Pope Osborne. Copies may be available at the branch. New members welcome! Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Kids Comic Book Club
Join us on the 4th Thursday of September and October to discuss your favorite comic books or graphic novels and participate in a themed activity. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

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)

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

Education Supportback to top

PAWS to Read: Hunter
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 boost reading skills and confidence by reading to a certified therapy dog. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

PAWS to Read: Maddie
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)

Reading Buddies
If you are between the ages of 5-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a volunteer Reading Buddy during a 60-minute 1-on-1 session. 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)

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 Samantha! 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)

Library Scavenger Hunt
How well do you know your library? Participate in a Library Resource Scavenger Hunt and learn more about your library and the variety of resources that are available to you. [A Scavenger Hunt focuses on finding certain information. If you would like users to explore processes and complete certain activities, use the Program "Become a Library Power User!" instead. This worksheet can also be incorporated into a staff-directed program.] Audience: Elementary (5-11)

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

Library Instruction and Tours
September is Library Card sign-up month. Take a guided tour of Sugar Creek Library and learn about the resources that are available to help you at home, school and work. Sign-up for a Library Card and enjoy Library activities. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

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: Lady
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: Abi or Angel
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)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Whether you already love the book or want to watch the movie before reading it, join us for a showing and related activities of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Enjoy Sugar Creeks Chocolate Factory. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Rookie Science
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This week, the theme is the moon! Audience: 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)

Rookie Science: Moon
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This month, we will be talking about Earth's moon. 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)

I Can Find Free Tutoring at University City Library
Discover the many free tutoring services for all ages offered at the University City Library, such as reading buddies for children, homework help for teens, technology and ESL tutoring for adults. Also learn how you can be a tutor volunteer! Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18), Elementary (5-11)

Creating With Books: The Story of Salt
Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities. This month we will explore the historical importance of salt and its place in art and literature, including creating salt paintings. Registration required. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Family Storytime: Bedtime Math
Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs and movement activities that support literacy and math skills. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate. Audience: Family/Youth & Caregivers, Elementary (5-11), Preschool (3-5)

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)

PAWS to Read: Zoey
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)

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)

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

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

Girls Read Book Club
Join us for a lively discussion about books with great female characters. This month’s book is Ivy and Bean 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)

PAWS to Read: Vanish
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)

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

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)

Afternoon Adventures: Home School Rocks!
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. Join us for a special Fall Mixer Meet and Greet! This session will introduce parents to home schooling and connect them with resources. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11), Teens (12-18)

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

Let's Play!
Join us at the Steele Creek Library for our monthly Let's Play! Engage in self-directed literacy activities for you and your child. Target audience is 5 to 8 years of age. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Back to Home School Fair
To introduce home schooling resources and organizations that will enhance students education. To offer a landscape of interaction that provides information about curriculum, trips, and educational games. All families are welcome. Audience: Family/Youth & Caregivers, Elementary (5-11), Teens (12-18)

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)

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 Caroline! 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 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)

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

Rookie Science: Bones
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This month, we will be exploring bones and fossils. 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 Josephina! Registration required. GIRLS ONLY! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

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

Exhibitsback to top

Once Upon a Time Summer Exhibit
Step inside beloved stories from around the globe in this hands-on exhibit that brings favorite multicultural fairy tales and folk tales to life. Enter the larger-than-life pages of seven favorite tales during your visit at ImaginOn! 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. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

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)

I Can Play in the Park
Play a quick board game or test your knowledge of useless trivia and win a prize. Games provided. Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18), Elementary (5-11)

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

Health/Fitnessback to top

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: SuperKicks Karate (ages 5 to 11)
Join SuperKicks Karate for an educational and informational presentation about bullying and learn how to be confident and stand up to bullies. For ages 5 to 11. See LEARN MORE for registration information. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Movies/Filmsback to top

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Whether you already love the book or want to watch the movie before reading it, join us for a showing and related activities of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Enjoy Sugar Creeks Chocolate Factory. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

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)

Now Showing: Muppets Most Wanted
Come join us for this special showing of Muppets Most Wanted and enjoy popcorn. Runtime is 112 minutes and is rated PG. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

"Banned Books Week" Family Movie: How to Eat Fried Worms!
Join us for our "Banned Books Week" kickoff by bringing the family to see How to Eat Fried Worms (PG), a movie based on the popular yet controversial book by Thomas Rockwell published in 1973. Registration is required for this program. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Teens (12-18), Adults

Tangled
Come and view a showing of Tangled. Light refreshments will be served. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Multiculturalback to top

Cultural Exploration: Hispanic Heritage Month
Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Learn the basic steps for and history of latin dance styles, including salsa, bachata, and merengue. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Parent/Caregiver/Teacher Educationback to top

Library Instruction and Tours
September is Library Card sign-up month. Take a guided tour of Sugar Creek Library and learn about the resources that are available to help you at home, school and work. Sign-up for a Library Card and enjoy Library activities. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

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)

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)

Family Storytime: Bedtime Math
Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs and movement activities that support literacy and math skills. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate. Audience: Family/Youth & Caregivers, Elementary (5-11), Preschool (3-5)

Back to Home School Fair
To introduce home schooling resources and organizations that will enhance students education. To offer a landscape of interaction that provides information about curriculum, trips, and educational games. All families are welcome. Audience: Family/Youth & Caregivers, Elementary (5-11), Teens (12-18)

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

Camps and School Groups Interested in South County Regional Library Events
Are you interested in bringing your camp/ school group to South County for a program? If so, please contact South County's children's department at 704-416-6600,2. Groups cannot be accomodated during our regular programming. See Learn More Audience: Preschool (3-5), Elementary (5-11), Toddlers (18-35 months)

I Can Play in the Park
Play a quick board game or test your knowledge of useless trivia and win a prize. Games provided. Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18), Elementary (5-11)

I Can Find Free Tutoring at University City Library
Discover the many free tutoring services for all ages offered at the University City Library, such as reading buddies for children, homework help for teens, technology and ESL tutoring for adults. Also learn how you can be a tutor volunteer! Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18), Elementary (5-11)

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: SuperKicks Karate (ages 5 to 11)
Join SuperKicks Karate for an educational and informational presentation about bullying and learn how to be confident and stand up to bullies. For ages 5 to 11. See LEARN MORE for registration information. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

"Banned Books Week" Family Movie: How to Eat Fried Worms!
Join us for our "Banned Books Week" kickoff by bringing the family to see How to Eat Fried Worms (PG), a movie based on the popular yet controversial book by Thomas Rockwell published in 1973. Registration is required for this program. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Teens (12-18), Adults

Back to Home School Fair
To introduce home schooling resources and organizations that will enhance students education. To offer a landscape of interaction that provides information about curriculum, trips, and educational games. All families are welcome. Audience: Family/Youth & Caregivers, Elementary (5-11), Teens (12-18)

Paws to Read
Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Come visit after seeing CTC's production of "101 Dalmatians" in McColl Family Theatre at 2pm! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

Storytellingback to top

Paws to Read
Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Come visit after seeing CTC's production of "101 Dalmatians" in McColl Family Theatre at 2pm! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

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

Camps and School Groups Interested in South County Regional Library Events
Are you interested in bringing your camp/ school group to South County for a program? If so, please contact South County's children's department at 704-416-6600,2. Groups cannot be accomodated during our regular programming. See Learn More Audience: Preschool (3-5), Elementary (5-11), Toddlers (18-35 months)

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)

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)

Fractured Fairy Tales
Come and hear some fun and fabulous multi-cultural folk and fairy tales written by Carmen Agra Deedy. Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Family Storytime: Bedtime Math
Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs and movement activities that support literacy and math skills. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate. Audience: Family/Youth & Caregivers, Elementary (5-11), Preschool (3-5)

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

Paws to Read
Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Come visit after seeing CTC's production of "101 Dalmatians" in McColl Family Theatre at 2pm! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

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