Programs & Events Listings


The following list contains programs that matched your search, sorted by program types and date from 4/24/2015 to 7/23/2015.

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Art/Photography     Books/Literature/Writing     Business/Finance/Taxes     Computer Skills/Technology     Educational Support     Gaming     Health Education     Movies/Films     Multicultural     Science,Engineering and Math     Sensory Programs     Special Events/Festivals     


Art/Photographyback to top

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Be a Local Teen Hero
Be a local teen hero by participating in one of our exciting summer service projects! Earn service hours with other teens as you give back and make a difference in your community. Contact your branch for project activity details. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Unmask! Interactive Art Workshop
Join local artist Cathay Dawkins for an exciting art workshop. Learn the ins and outs of drawing some of your favorite heroes and villains. Unmask your artistic skills and create your own unique character to take home. Just bring your imagination. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Superhero Stenciled Shirts
Bring your own t-shirt to stencil on logos from some of your favorite superheroes. Or decorate your shirt freestyle with fabric markers. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Make It Monday Art Club
Join us in an activity that will inspire you to think and use your imagination while creating a project you can take home. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Guardians of the Literacy: Teen Comics Fest!
Join other teens in exploring the DC, Marvel, and manga universes as we discuss various worlds, enjoy fun activities, and decorate cupcakes with our favorite characters and heroes. See you there! Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

North County Regional Library Anime Club
Teens and Preteens (ages 11-18): Are you interested in anime, manga and Japanese culture? Join the North County Regional Library Anime Club and meet other fans! Snacks provided. See you there! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Geek Club
Bring out your inner geek & share your fandom! Each meeting we will view trailers, discuss the latest news on recent TV, movies, & books based on a different theme (such as Dr. Who & Supernatural!) as well as enjoy fun activities & snacks! Geek on! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Create 8-bit Art
Interested in learning more about 8-bit art? Join us for an 8-bit art workshop and create your own original work using plastic beads and superhero templates provided by us. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Unmask! Digital Edition
Ever imagine designing your own superhero or villain? Have the perfect name? Hereís your chance to bring it to life! Unmask your artistic superpowers and create your own superhero or villain using online software. Imagination required. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Mask Making Mayhem!
Need to hide your identity? Hereís your chance to fly under the radar! Use your artistic superpowers to create the perfect disguise. Audience: Teens (12-18)

University City Library 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: Teens (12-18)

Teen Art Club: Superhero Capes
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, we'll make superhero capes out of t-shirts! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Books/Literature/Writingback to top

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Friday Night Lights- Teen Mystery!
This is a special after-hours event for teens ages 12-18. Join us for an evening of mystery and crime-solving fun! Use Library resources to crack the code, search for clues, narrow down the list of suspects, and unmask the crook! Audience: Teens (12-18)

The Inklings: Teen Writers Group
Meet other teen writers! Bring your poetry, stories, prose, journal, ideas, tips and always an open mind & open ears. We will discuss our work & the direction of our writing group and provide snacks! See you there! Audience: Teens (12-18)

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! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Poetry and Pancakes
Share original poetry or bring something from a favorite poet to read in exchange for a pancake! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Guardians of the Literacy: Teen Comics Fest!
Join other teens in exploring the DC, Marvel, and manga universes as we discuss various worlds, enjoy fun activities, and decorate cupcakes with our favorite characters and heroes. See you there! Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Teens Read Book Club
Join us once a month for our teen book club! In June we will be discussing The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. New members welcome! Snacks provided. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Geek Club
Bring out your inner geek & share your fandom! Each meeting we will view trailers, discuss the latest news on recent TV, movies, & books based on a different theme (such as Dr. Who & Supernatural!) as well as enjoy fun activities & snacks! Geek on! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Book Club: The Literati
We will read and discuss a new book each month. The book to be discussed is TBA. New members welcome! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Writing Group: South County Teens
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. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Book Club: Anime and Manga Interest Circle ( teens 13-18 & tweens 10-12)
Join us on the first Monday of the month unless otherwise posted. We will be discussing manga, anime, and related titles. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

  • 7/6/2015 at 2:00 PM: Matthews    Learn More | Registration begins 5/15/2015 10:00:00 AM

Booktionary
Test your knowledge of book titles with this Pictionary-like game. Audience: Teens (12-18)

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. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Inklings: Teen Writing Group
Meet other teen writers! Bring your poetry, stories, prose, journal, ideas, tips and always an open mind & open ears. We will discuss our work & the direction of our writing group and provide snacks! See you there! Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Teens Read Book Club
Join us once a month for our teen book club. In July, we will be discussing Death Cloud by Andy Lane. New members welcome! Snacks provided. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Writer's Workshop: Scriptwriting
Join Will Davis, film instructor at UNC-Charlotte, for a hands-on workshop exploring the art and craft of scriptwriting. This is a 2-part workshop. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Business/Finance/Taxesback to top

Journey to Financial Security-Living on Your Own
A workshop for young people in their late teens and early 20s which combines elements of some of the other programs: setting financial goals, managing income and expenses, building savings, and credit and debt management. Audience: Teens (12-18), Adults

Computer Skills/Technologyback to top

Microsoft Word 2013 Basics for Teens
Create, edit and save a document in Microsoft Word. This class is for people with some computer experience but little or no previous word processing experience. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Microsoft Word 2013 Formatting for Teens
Join us for a follow up to the Microsoft Word 2013 Basics class. After a brief review, we'll discuss paragraph formatting, headers & footers, and other more advanced topics. Previous Microsoft Word experience is required. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Microsoft Excel 2013 Basics for Teens
In this introductory workshop, create a simple spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel. Participants must be comfortable with working in the Windows environment, and basic knowledge of Microsoft Word is helpful. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Minecraft for Teens and Preteens
Join us for an afternoon of Minecraft gaming, world-building and activities! We will have Minecraft gaming equipment but feel free to bring your own. Snacks and activities provided. See you there! Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Unmask! Digital Edition
Ever imagine designing your own superhero or villain? Have the perfect name? Hereís your chance to bring it to life! Unmask your artistic superpowers and create your own superhero or villain using online software. Imagination required. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Microsoft Excel 2013 Intermediate for Teens
Join us for a follow up to the Microsoft Excel Basics class. After a brief review, we will discuss formulas, functions, spreadsheet modifications, charts and graphs. Previous Excel experience is required. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Basics for Teens
Create, edit and save a basic presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. This class is for people who have mastered basic computer skills. Previous experience with Microsoft Word is also strongly recommended. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Microsoft Publisher 2013 Basics for Teens
Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher 2013 to design signs, flyers, bookmarks, business cards and more! Basic computer, mouse and word processing skills are required. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Educational Supportback to top

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Friday Night Lights- Teen Mystery!
This is a special after-hours event for teens ages 12-18. Join us for an evening of mystery and crime-solving fun! Use Library resources to crack the code, search for clues, narrow down the list of suspects, and unmask the crook! Audience: Teens (12-18)

The Inklings: Teen Writers Group
Meet other teen writers! Bring your poetry, stories, prose, journal, ideas, tips and always an open mind & open ears. We will discuss our work & the direction of our writing group and provide snacks! See you there! Audience: Teens (12-18)

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! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Handheld 3D Modeling
Teens will be introduced to the basic concepts of 3D printing by sketching in three dimensions using the 3Doodler pen. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Social Issues- Unmasking Teen Life Challenges
Teens, join us for valuable information on dealing with hidden struggles faced by adolescents in today's society. Make a craft while learning about community resources available to help with a variety of subjects. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Community Service Day
Attention teens: Do you need to earn community service hours? Do you want to get involved with your community, build leadership skills and make new friends? Join us for a community service project! Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Gamingback to top

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Gaming Tournament
Test your might in an all-out branch tournament against other gamers in DCís Injustice: Gods Among Us. Fight with Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and all the other DC heroes and villains in this contest for fame and prizes. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Learn, Connect, Play: Giant Checkers
Engage in friendly competition with Giant Checkers. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Learn, Connect, Play: Board Games
Participate in board games that encourage cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Learn, Connect, Play: Giant Chess
Engage in friendly competition with this life size game of Giant Chess! Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Learn, Connect, Play: Chess
Chess encourages cooperation, problem solving and strategic thinking skills. Come learn chess basics and test your skills in 1-on-1 or group chess games. Play using our new 3-D Strato Chess and 4-player Chess sets. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Minecraft for Teens and Preteens
Join us for an afternoon of Minecraft gaming, world-building and activities! We will have Minecraft gaming equipment but feel free to bring your own. Snacks and activities provided. See you there! Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Learn, Connect, Play: Giant Scrabble
Engage in friendly competition with Giant Scrabble. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Learn, Connect, Play: Strategy Games
Participate in board games like Battleship, Clue, Harry Potter Edition and more. Play games that encourage cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Chocolate Olympics
Stop by for exciting chocolate science experiments, games, and chocolate treats. We will learn about chocolate, science, and more! See you @ the library for a yummy and educational time. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Learn, Connect, Play: Catch Phrase
Participate in this board game which will encourage cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Health Educationback to top

Cooking on a Budget
Learn how to prepare tasty meals with an extremely low budget. Review coupons and ingredient measurements and enjoy your dish! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Movies/Filmsback to top

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Silver Screen Superheroes
Join us this summer for movies featuring some of your favorite heroes from literature, comic books, and cinema. Come watch Big Hero 6. This movie is rated PG. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Throwback Thursday Movie: Heavy Weights
Selected kids are lured into joining a camp with the promise of quick weight loss and good times, only to find that the facility is not what it seems. Rated PG. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Silver Screen Superheroes
Join us this summer for movies featuring some of your favorite heroes from literature, comic books, and cinema. Come watch Blankman. This movie is rated PG-13. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Silver Screen Superheroes
Join us this summer for movies featuring some of your favorite heroes from literature, comic books, and cinema. Come watch The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. This movie is rated PG-13. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Silver Screen Superheroes
Join us this summer for movies featuring some of your favorite heroes from literature, comic books, and cinema. Come watch Guardians of the Galaxy. This movie is rated PG-13. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Silver Screen Superheroes
Join us this summer for movies featuring some of your favorite heroes from literature, comic books, and cinema. Come watch Marvel's The Avengers. This movie is rated PG-13. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Thowback Thursday Movie
Watch a movie from the past with your friends! Audience: Teens (12-18)

North County Regional Library Anime Club
Teens and Preteens (ages 11-18): Are you interested in anime, manga and Japanese culture? Join the North County Regional Library Anime Club and meet other fans! Snacks provided. See you there! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Geek Club
Bring out your inner geek & share your fandom! Each meeting we will view trailers, discuss the latest news on recent TV, movies, & books based on a different theme (such as Dr. Who & Supernatural!) as well as enjoy fun activities & snacks! Geek on! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Silver Screen Superheroes
Join us this summer for movies featuring some of your favorite heroes from literature, comic books, and cinema. Come watch Into the Woods. This movie is rated PG. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Silver Screen Superheroes
Join us this summer for movies featuring some of your favorite heroes from literature, comic books, and cinema. Come watch The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies. This movie is rated PG-13. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Throwback Thursday Movie Beat Street
An aspiring DJ, from the South Bronx, and his best friend, a promoter, try to get into show business by exposing people to hip-hop music and culture. (www.imdb.com) Rated PG Audience: Teens (12-18)

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: TBD
Bring your lunch and watch a movie! Popcorn will be provided. Audience: Families, School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Silver Screen Superheroes
Join us this summer for movies featuring some of your favorite heroes from literature, comic books, and cinema. Come watch Iron Man. This movie is rated PG-13. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Throwback Thursday Movie Breakin'
A struggling young jazz dancer meets up with two break-dancers. Together they become the sensation of the street crowds. (www.imdb.com). Rated PG Audience: Teens (12-18)

Throwback Thursday Movie Breakin' II
A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it. (www.imdb.com) Rated PG. Audience: Teens (12-18)

From Page to Screen: Phantom of the Opera
Whether you already love the book or want to watch the movie before reading it, join us for the film adaptation of Phantom of the Opera. See the story brought to life! This movie is rated PG-13 and is approximately 2.5 hours in length. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11), Adults

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Silver Screen Superheroes
Join us this summer for movies featuring some of your favorite heroes from literature, comic books, and cinema. Come watch Iron Man 2. This movie is rated PG-13. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Throwback Thursday Movie Class Act
Duncan is a genius straight A student, Blade is juvenile delinquent. But because of a mix up with their school records, everyone thinks each is the other one. (www.imdb.com) Rated PG-13 Audience: Teens (12-18)

Multiculturalback to top

North County Regional Library Anime Club
Teens and Preteens (ages 11-18): Are you interested in anime, manga and Japanese culture? Join the North County Regional Library Anime Club and meet other fans! Snacks provided. See you there! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Science,Engineering and Mathback to top

Kitchen Chemistry
Teens will explore chemistry as seen in cooking, one of the oldest and most widespread uses of applied chemistry. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Reptiles
See, touch and learn about reptiles such as snakes, turtles and lizards with Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation (Latta Plantation). Audience: Teens (12-18)

Google Maker Camp
Join young inventors and artists from around the world on Google+ to make awesome projects while learning STEM skills. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Teen Chocolate Olympics
Stop by for exciting chocolate science experiments, games, and chocolate treats. We will learn about chocolate, science, and more! See you @ the library for a yummy and educational time. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Kitchen Chemistry: Ice Cream making
Try your hand at making ice cream with us and learn about the chemistry that happens to make this delicious treat. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Sensory Programsback to top

Adaptive Experiences for Adults and Teens
Come join us for a fun, interactive program for adults and teens with disabilities and their caregivers. Our program utilizes books, movement, music, and other resources to provide an adaptive experience based on multiple learning styles. Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18)

Special Events/Festivalsback to top

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Friday Night Lights- Teen Mystery!
This is a special after-hours event for teens ages 12-18. Join us for an evening of mystery and crime-solving fun! Use Library resources to crack the code, search for clues, narrow down the list of suspects, and unmask the crook! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Summer Reading 2015: Heroes Versus Villains Kickoff Party
Celebrate Summer Reading like a superhero or supervillain! Challenge other teens in exciting games and activities to find out who rules in the library - heroes or villains. Costumes welcome! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Teen Summer Reading Kick-off
Join us at South County Library as we kick off our Teen Summer Reading program. Sign up, play games, and get ready for a summer full of superheroes and villains! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Comics Workshop I with Andrew ManselW
Learn to mine subtext that can be used in novels, films, and art appreciation and study. Included will be the challenges and benefits of adaptation and how certain cartoonists provide storytelling techniques that differ from cinema or prose fiction. Audience: Teens (12-18)

  • 6/16/2015 at 2:00 PM: Matthews    Learn More | Registration begins 6/1/2015 10:00:00 AM

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Comics Workshop II with Al Bigley
Learn how to draw comics and explore the art of graphic novels with Al Bigley, a professional cartoonist/illustrator. Mr. Bigley has worked with DC Comics (BATMAN), Marvel Comics (AVENGERS), Disney, Sesame Workshop, and more! Audience: Teens (12-18)

  • 6/23/2015 at 2:00 PM: Matthews    Learn More | Registration begins 6/1/2015 10:00:00 AM

Guardians of the Literacy: Teen Comics Fest!
Join other teens in exploring the DC, Marvel, and manga universes as we discuss various worlds, enjoy fun activities, and decorate cupcakes with our favorite characters and heroes. See you there! Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Learn, Play, Connect: Video Gaming
Come play the XBOX Kinect and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills. The games will be E for everyone or T for Teen. Audience: Teens (12-18)

  • 7/7/2015 at 2:00 PM: Matthews    Learn More | Registration begins 6/1/2015 10:00:00 AM

Charlotte Mecklenburg Presents: Parks and Recreation
Learn about conservation and explore live animals with Parks and Recreation. We will talk about why conservation is important not just for humans, but for animals as well. Live animals will be shown to provide examples of native animals to NC. Audience: Teens (12-18)

  • 7/14/2015 at 2:00 PM: Matthews    Learn More | Registration begins 6/1/2015 10:00:00 AM

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