Programs & Events Listings


The following list contains programs that matched your search, sorted by program types and date from 1/31/2015 to 5/1/2015.

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Art/Photography     Books/Literature/Writing     Computer Skills/Technology     Early Literacy Workshop     Educational Support     Science,Engineering and Math     Special Events/Festivals     


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Story Explorers: Meet the Author!
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. Come meet E. K. Smith, creator of one of our favorite new superheroes: Alien Dude! Hear the stories and enter a drawing to win one of the books. Audience: School Age (5-11), Families

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Story Explorers: You Can Build It!
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. This week, create structures using Legos, Kapla planks and more! Registration is not required, but space is limited to the first 30 participants. 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)

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
Celebrate Black History as we explore African American books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: Snowman Science
Explore books and stories through activities including math, science, games and more. This week, we'll read "Sneezy the Snowman" and try hands-on science with ice. Registration is not required, but space is limited to the first 30 participants. 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 month the theme will be the Lunar New Year. 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)

Story Explorers: Drama Games
Explore books and stories in creative ways with activities including math, science, games and more. This week, act out and have fun with games to showcase your talent. Registration is not required, but space is limited to the first 30 participants. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: Meet the Author!
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. Come meet E. K. Smith, creator of one of our favorite new superheroes: Alien Dude! Hear the stories and enter a drawing to win one of the books. Audience: School Age (5-11), Families

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)

Story Explorers: Dino Dig
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. This week, learn about dinosaurs and dig for fossils to take home. Registration is not required, but space is limited to the first 30 participants. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Lunch & Munch Book Club
Come join our contemporary fiction book club, meeting the first Wednesday of the month. Bring your own lunch or snack and opinions. Pick up a copy of this month's selection & register in person, online or call 704-416-4800. Audience: Adults, Seniors

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! This month the theme will be Caribbean stories. 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
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! During this program we'll be celebrating Humor Month. Audience: Preteen (10-11), School Age (5-11)

NC Science Festival Story Explorers: We Dig Dinosaurs!
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. This week, we are participating in the NC Science Festival, and we'll read dinosaur stories, learn fun facts, and dig for fossils to take home. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Rookie Science: NC Science Festival
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Appropriate for children 5-8 years old. *Registration is required. Audience: School Age (5-11)

  • 4/11/2015 at 3:00 PM: Matthews    Learn More | Registration begins 3/28/2015 10:00:00 AM

Rookie Science: Yummy Science (NC Science Festival)
Who knew chemistry could taste this good? Learn the effects of chemical reactions by conducting yummy experiments with some of your favorite candies; gummy bears, mentos and marshmallows to name a few. Audience: Preteen (10-11), School Age (5-11)

NC Science Festival Story Explorers: You Can Build It!
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. This week, we take part in the NC Science Festival, challenging you to build structures using Legos, Kapla planks, and more! 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)

Computer Skills/Technologyback to top

Introduction to Homework Help (NC Science Festival)
Impress your teachers! This class introduces you to websites and online resources with accurate information to research topics for school projects. We will explore the PowerKnowledge Science databases and how to cite from them for homework. Audience: Preteen (10-11)

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Every Child Ready to Read: Fun with Math & Science
Come learn about the five early literacy practices, along with interactive science and math activities you can use to help your children learn more about the world, gain new vocabulary, and develop other literacy skills. For parents and caregivers- come prepared to play and learn together with your child. Audience: Families, Preschool (3-5)

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

Rookie Science, Jr.: Colossal Colloids and Non-Newtonian Fluids (Ages 4-6)
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Explore the messy side of science as we get hands-on with suspensions, mixtures, and fluids that don't always act like fluids. For ages 4-6. Audience: Preschool (3-5), School Age (5-11)

Rookie Science: Light & Sound
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This month the theme will be Light & Sound. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Rookie Science: Colossal Colloids and Non-Newtonian Fluids (Ages 7-11)
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Explore the messy side of science as we get hands-on with suspensions, mixtures, and fluids that don't always act like fluids. For ages 7-11. Audience: School Age (5-11)

Rookie Science
Celebrate Black History Month as we discover the world of science through the lives of African American inventors, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. 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)

Rookie Science
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hand on activities. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Rookie Science: Botanicals
Discover the world of science through hands-on educational activities and experiments. This week, the theme is plants and smells. Featuring UNC-Charlotte's Botanical Gardens staff and a variety of fragrant flowers and leaves. Registration required! Audience: School Age (5-11)

Rookie Science, Jr. (Ages 4-6)
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: Volcanoes
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This month, our theme will be volcanoes. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Rookie Science (Ages 7-11)
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: Yummy Science (NC Science Festival)
Who knew chemistry could taste this good? Learn the effects of chemical reactions by conducting yummy experiments with some of your favorite candies; gummy bears, mentos and marshmallows to name a few. Audience: Preteen (10-11), School Age (5-11)

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 (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)

Science,Engineering and Mathback to top

STEM 101
Participate in a variety of hands-on science experiments, engineering projects, or Math puzzles. Become an inventor with Makey Makey, explore robotics with Cubelets, or engage with one of our other STEM activities! Snacks will be provided. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Rookie Science
Celebrate Black History Month as we discover the world of science through the lives of African American inventors, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Audience: School Age (5-11)

Story Explorers: You can build it!
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. This week, create structures using Legos, Kapla planks and more! Audience: School Age (5-11)

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

NC Science Festival: Learn, Connect, Play: New Trends in Gaming!
Join us for an afternoon of exploring technology through video gaming. Discover the world of video gaming with a variety of games and consoles, or learn how to create your own game! This program is a part of the NC Science Festival. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Rookie Science: Space Exploration
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This session (part of the NC Science Festival) will focus on space exploration and the planet Mars. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

NC Science Festival: Kitchen Science
Join us for a fun filled hour of experimenting with common items and food products found in your kitchen. We encourage you to learn about, play with, and eat your food at this interactive program! This program is a part of the NC Science Festival. Audience: Teens (12-18)

NC Science Festival STEM 101: BeatLab
Participate in hands-on science experimente, engineering projects, or math puzzles. This week, explore BeatLab, an online music maker where you can remix and listen to other's songs. Put together a compilation that can be played at the library! Audience: Teens (12-18)

NC Science Festival: Indepence Library Art Club: Finding Art in Science
Join us for an afternoon of exploration of technology and science through art. Experiment with tools such as the 3Doodler to create your own unique works of art to decorate the library! This program is a part of the NC Science Festival. Audience: Teens (12-18)

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

  • 4/16/2015 at 4:30 PM: Matthews    Learn More | Registration begins 3/1/2015 10:00:00 AM

Rookie Science: Robots
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 science of robotics. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

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: 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)

Special Events/Festivalsback to top

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

  • 4/16/2015 at 4:30 PM: Matthews    Learn More | Registration begins 3/1/2015 10:00:00 AM

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