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The following list contains programs that matched your search, sorted by program types and date from 3/27/2015 to 6/25/2015.

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Books/Literature/Writing     Computer Skills/Technology     Educational Support     Music Education     Science,Engineering and Math     Special Events/Festivals     Storytime     


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Science Saturday
This month’s book discussion and science activities, led by teen volunteer Matthew, is based on books about dinosaurs. For children in 1st-5th grade. Books will be available at the branch. Audience: School Age (5-11)

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)

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more 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: How does your garden grow (ages 5-7)
Discover the world of science through books and hands-on activities as we learn about the plant life cycle. Ages 5-7. 5 year olds must be in kindergarten. Registration is required and begins the 20th of the month prior to the program. See LEARN MORE Audience: 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), Teens (12-18)

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)

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
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)

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: 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: 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)

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)

Science Geek Out: Animate, Investigate, Create
NC Science Festival: Teens and preteens can explore numerous STEAM stations, including stop-motion animation, blue screen filming, comic creation, and creating their own lip balm. Audience: Teens (12-18), 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: 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), Teens (12-18)

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: NC Animals
Learn about animals in North Carolina with Forest Ranger Laura! Discover the world of science through books and hands-on educational activities. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Afternoon Adventures: Home School Rocks
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. This month, the theme is science! Audience: Preschool (3-5)

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, 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)

Music Educationback to top

NC Science Festival: Dr. Bob's Sonic Workshop
Drawing from the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog, and from the innovative educational efforts of the Bob Moog Foundation, Dr. Bob’s Workshop engages participants ages 7-13 in the fun and physics of sound! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Science,Engineering and Mathback to top

Science Saturday
This month’s book discussion and science activities, led by teen volunteer Matthew, is based on books about dinosaurs. For children in 1st-5th grade. Books will be available at the branch. Audience: School Age (5-11)

Rookie Science: How does your garden grow (ages 5-7)
Discover the world of science through books and hands-on activities as we learn about the plant life cycle. Ages 5-7. 5 year olds must be in kindergarten. Registration is required and begins the 20th of the month prior to the program. See LEARN MORE Audience: 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)

NC Science Festival: Dr. Bob's Sonic Workshop
Drawing from the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog, and from the innovative educational efforts of the Bob Moog Foundation, Dr. Bob’s Workshop engages participants ages 7-13 in the fun and physics of sound! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

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)

Ectoplasm
Learn the science behind what makes materials glow in the dark while creating your own ectoplasm. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

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)

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)

Science Geek Out: Animate, Investigate, Create
NC Science Festival: Teens and preteens can explore numerous STEAM stations, including stop-motion animation, blue screen filming, comic creation, and creating their own lip balm. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

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: 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)

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)

Special Events/Festivalsback to top

NC Science Festival: Dr. Bob's Sonic Workshop
Drawing from the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog, and from the innovative educational efforts of the Bob Moog Foundation, Dr. Bob’s Workshop engages participants ages 7-13 in the fun and physics of sound! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

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)

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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