Programs & Events Listings


The following list contains programs that matched your search, sorted by program types and date from 4/19/2015 to 7/18/2015.

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Books/Literature/Writing     Educational Support     Gaming     Science,Engineering and Math     Special Events/Festivals     Storytime     


Books/Literature/Writingback to top

Rookie Science
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Rookie Science: Science to Save the Earth (ages 8 to 11)
Celebrate the NC Science Festival, as we discover the world of science through books and hands-on activities as we reduce, reuse, recycle. Registration is required and begins the 20th of the month prior to the program. See LEARN MORE. Audience: School Age (5-11)

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! This program is part of our month long celebration of Día; Diversity in Action. Día is a literacy experience that honors all children, books and cultures. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. Registration is not required, but space is limited to the first 30 participants. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

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

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Summer Reading Self-Directed Activities
Test your logic and reasoning skills and your ability to think analytically with a self-paced reading, writing, math, and science activity. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: The Noisy Paint Box
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. In this program, we'll read The Noisy Paint Box and create artwork inspired by Kandinsky. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: Dino Dig
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. Share dinosaur stories, learn fun facts, and dig for fossils to take home. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: Rogues of the High Seas
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. Pirates have invaded the shores of ImaginOn! Come learn and dress up as one of these rough, tough scallywags of the open ocean! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: Art of Eric Carle
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. Today, we'll share stories about art and explore the artwork of Eric Carle. Explore your creative side and make your own art to show off! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! This summer the theme will be superheroes. From Spiderman to Wonderwoman, explore how every hero has a story. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games and more! For children ages 5-8. *Registration is required.* Audience: School Age (5-11)

Story Explorers: A Look Back at Native Americans
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. Come inside the world of the early Native Americans as we learn about their language, art, and tribal customs. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: Poetry Slam!
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. Join us for an hour of fun poem writing, reading and snacks! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: So You Want to Be a Superhero?
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. If you want to be a superhero, this is the program for you! Join us as we prepare you for your superhero duties of saving the world! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: You Can Build It!
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. In this program, we challenge you to build structures using Legos, Kapla planks, Bristle Blocks and more! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: Tricks with Pics--Optical Illusions
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. Bend your mind with the weirdest, wildest illusions we have to offer! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: Book Bingo
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. Come learn about popular chapter book series as we play book bingo. Prizes will be given to everyone who plays! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: That's Italia!
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. Let's explore the land of spaghetti as we share a classic tale, Strega Nona by Tommie de Paola, and cook up a new way to enjoy pasta! Ciao! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: Top Secret!
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. Join us as we train to be top secret super agents! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Educational Supportback to top

Tutoring for Teens
Free one on one 30 minute tutoring sessions available for teens on a first come first served basis. This free service is provided by library volunteers. Math help Monday through Wednesday. Math and Science help on Thursdays. For grades 6-12. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Rookie Science, Jr. (Ages 4-6): NC Science Festival
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This program is for children ages 4-6. Registration required. Audience: Preschool (3-5), School Age (5-11)

Rookie Science
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Rookie Science (Ages 7-11): NC Science Festival
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This program is for children ages 7-11. Registration required. Audience: School Age (5-11)

Rookie Science: NC Science Festival
Join us for a "Block Party"!:A fun time of creating with Lego and Duplo blocks. Bring a creation from home to enter our contest and enjoy the party in our community room. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Summer Reading Self-Directed Activities
Test your logic and reasoning skills and your ability to think analytically with a self-paced reading, writing, math, and science activity. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Discovery Place- Action Reaction
Learn about chemical reactions and explore science with the Discovery Place. This program is for children going into grades K-5. Audience: School Age (5-11)

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Discovery Place- Action Reaction
Learn about chemical reactions and explore science with the Discovery Place. This program is for children going into grades K-5. Audience: School Age (5-11)

Rookie Science: EnviroScape Module
The Mecklenburg Soil and Water Conservation District will present a program featuring a table top module that illustrates the sources of water pollution. There will also be a presentation of Captain Planet and the Planeteers film. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Gamingback to top

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)

Science,Engineering and Mathback to top

Rookie Science: Food Science
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This session (part of the NC Science Festival) will include fun food science activities. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Lego Program: LEGO Engineering
Learn mathematical concepts of sorting, building, and geometry while using Lego building blocks. Offered in conjunction with the NC Science Festival [Lego Children's Kit available] Audience: Preteen (10-11)

Ectoplasm (NC Science Festival)
Learn the science behind what makes materials glow in the dark while creating your own ectoplasm. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Rookie Science: Botanicals
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This session, presented by UNC-Charlotte Botanical Garden's staff, will include experiments with leaves! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Rookie Science: Science to Save the Earth (ages 8 to 11)
Celebrate the NC Science Festival, as we discover the world of science through books and hands-on activities as we reduce, reuse, recycle. Registration is required and begins the 20th of the month prior to the program. See LEARN MORE. Audience: School Age (5-11)

Rookie Science: Earth Science
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This session (part of the NC Science Festival) will focus on the ways we can use science to take care of planet Earth. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Artbots (NC Science Festival)
Use household objects to build cool robots that make their own art as they move, then try them out to create a machine-made masterpiece! Audience: Teens (12-18)

STEM 101: Make Your Own All Natural Skin Care Products
Participate in a variety of hands-on science experiments, engineering projects, or Math puzzles. Teens will learn how to create their own skin care products, such as lip balm and hair gel, using natural ingredients! Snacks provided. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Kitchen Chemistry: Salsa
Explore the science behind cooking while making some Salsa. Learn what makes it hot and how to tame the heat. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Summer Reading Kickoff: Mad Science
Join us at Beatties Ford Road Regional Library as we kick off Summer Reading for readers of all ages. Event will feature a special performance from Mad Science titled "Up, Up and Away", followed by literacy activities and refreshments on the lawn. This program is part of Children's Summer Reading 2015 Audience: School Age (5-11), Families

Rookie Science: Brain Games
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. In this program, we'll give your brain a workout with brain teasers and optical illusions. Audience: School Age (5-11)

Rookie Science: EnviroScape Module
The Mecklenburg Soil and Water Conservation District will present a program featuring a table top module that illustrates the sources of water pollution. There will also be a presentation of Captain Planet and the Planeteers film. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

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

Rookie Science: Amazing Colors
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. In this program, we will brighten your world by experimenting with dyes, markers and colors. Audience: School Age (5-11)

Rookie Science: You've Got Guts!
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Come join us as we explore the human body inside and out! Audience: School Age (5-11)

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)

Rookie Science: Sky's the Limit
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Come join the race to see who can make the best paper airplane, and test the biggest paper plane ImaginOn has ever seen! Audience: School Age (5-11)

Special Events/Festivalsback to top

Summer Reading Kickoff: Mad Science
Join us at Beatties Ford Road Regional Library as we kick off Summer Reading for readers of all ages. Event will feature a special performance from Mad Science titled "Up, Up and Away", followed by literacy activities and refreshments on the lawn. This program is part of Children's Summer Reading 2015 Audience: School Age (5-11), Families

Storytimeback to top

Preschool Storytime: STEM
Description: Engage your preschoolers with books, activities, stories and songs that encourage language and pre-reading skill development. Children may participate in hands on science, math, or engineering activities. Audience: Preschool (3-5)

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