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.
Wildflowers, Ecology, and Conservation Challenges in North Carolina
North Carolina is one of the most ecologically diverse states in the southeast. The state has 4000 different native plants. Over three hundred are endangered. Dr. Peter White, Professor of Biology at UNC Chapel and the former Director of the North Carolina Botanical Garden will present the findings of his studies about Wildflowers, Ecology and Conservation Challenges in North Carolina. Learn how we can preserve our beautiful landscape.
CMLibrary Presents: AARP Living Longer, Living Smarter
Planning for your future and preparing your loved ones for the challenges that come with it can be daunting. Join us for this free program (4 one-hour Saturday sessions) sponsored by AARP.
Día de los Niños, Día de los libros / Children's Day, Book Day
Let's celebrate children with a special Día filled with Early Literacy Activities at ImaginOn. Meet author Laurence Pringle, discover with Casey's Laugh and Learn, sing and dance with Mr Nigel & Friends and meet the Cat in the Hat.
Matthews Branch Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
Are you interested in sharing your ideas, working with peers, and earning community service hours? Teens 12-18 will work collaboratively on projects and services that will improve Teen Services within the library.
Come and learn all about Woodland Wildlife! This program will feature native animals including mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Some will even be live! After the program, one lucky child will win a prize! Please call to register
Peace Corps Information Session
Join Deborah Buckley of the Peace Corps for information about the great programs they provide.
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.
North County Regional Sunday Movie Showcase
Join us for the comedy month showing of Dracula: Dead and Loving It starring Leslie Nielsen, Amy Yasmin, Peter MacNicol, and Mel Brooks. Light refreshments will be served. This movie is rated PG-13.
Now Showing: Hotel Rwanda
Join us for a special showing of Hotel Rwanda, based on the true story of the 1994 Rwandan conflict. This movie is rated PG-13.
Idea Box: 3D Terrariums
Make Your Own terrarium! Come learn about using 3D design and 3D printers for fun, functional items and create a mini-terrarium for your home or office!
YA Gotta Read This! Teen Book Club
Teens: join us for fun YA book discussion and earn some free books! Teens will read books at home and write short book reviews for community service hours. Snacks provided. Get your read on!
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.)
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.
The final film in the series MADE IN 1984: HOLLYWOOD MOVIES FROM 30 YEARS AGO is the charming romantic comedy Splash, directed by Ron Howard and starring Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah. It's about a young man who falls in love with a mermaid.