There's so much happening at your library! Don't miss these featured programs!
Career Exploration: Meet a Pastry Chef
Join Ms. Che Farmer of Cake Couture, to learn about the types of education and work experience that will prepare you to be a Pastry Chef. Explore a typical work day as well as the highs and lows of this profession.
Teen Tech Week: How Secure is Your Password?
Guard your hashtags! Take the challenge and learn how to become an expert at recognizing internet dangers and protecting yourself online!
Robotics: Lego WeDo and Cubelets
Come out and learn how to create theme-based LEGO projects and battery-powered robots in this hands-on robotics construction workshop. This STEM program is during Teen Tech Week. The theme for Teen Tech Week is DIY @ your library.
Teen Tech Week: Makey Makey Teen Challenge
Anyone can be an inventor with this circuit board kit! Take the Makey Makey Teen Challenge by turning fruit, play-doh, pencil drawings, and almost anything you can think of into a keyboard or game controller.
Teen Tech Week: Kick-off
Join us for a celebration of technology as we kick off Teen Tech Week 2014. Experiment with various types of technology, create your own DIY tech projects, and capture the moment with candid photobooth pics.
Kodu 3D Game Creator
Create and share 3D environments and video games created with Kodu, a visual programming tool from Microsoft's FUSE Labs. http://www.kodugamelab.com/.
Teen Book Club
Join us for a discussion of Peak by Roland Smith. Come to the Mint Hill Branch on or after 2/25 to check out a copy. Refreshments will be served at the discussion.
Main Pages Book Club
Come join our new Main Library book club, meeting the 2nd Wednesday of the month. Enjoy a diverse selection of books and lively discussions! Pick up a copy of this month's selection & register in person, online or call 704-416-0101.
Outdoor Survival & Nature Education (Nutrition and Field Cooking)
Having the correct information to survive in the outdoors is an essential life skill. Trevor Hudspeth, a wilderness emergency medical technician from the McDowell Nature Center, will introduce topics like camping, navigation, survival basics, and woodland wildlife recognition. This program is in partnership with Mecklenburg County Parks & Recreation.
Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session
Sign-up for a 60-minute individual session with a Queens University undergraduate technology tutor to get help with computer basics, social media, Internet, e-mail or other topics. Click the link below to sign-up for a space. Registration Required.
Clases de Computacion en Espaņol
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.
Join us for this screening of Sidney Lumet's "Network," starring William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Peter Finch, and Robert Duvall. Rated R. Admission is free.
Independence Writers Group - Special Writing Workshop with Barbara Lawing
Come get your writing turbocharged! Local author and CPCC instructor, Barbara Lawing will give a writing workshop on editing a narrative, fiction or memoir. She has published poetry and also edits books for others.
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. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate.
Provide your little ones with opportunities to practice their communication, social, and participation skills through books and activities. This program is intended for children (age range) who speak English as a second language.