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The following list contains programs that matched your search, sorted by program types and date from 5/22/2015 to 8/20/2015.

Program Types: (choose a type to jump to list of programs)
Books/Literature/Writing     Educational Support     Exhibits     Gaming     Jobs/Careers     Science,Engineering and Math     Special Events/Festivals     


Books/Literature/Writingback to top

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! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

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

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)

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

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
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! Click 'Learn More' for specific information for each date. 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)

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library presents: Superheroes of Music (ages 6 to 11)
Join us we get ready to rock and roll with the Beatles. Explore the science of sound and the spectacular 60's. Registration is required and begins the Friday prior to the program at 10:00am. SEE LEARN MORE. Audience: School Age (5-11)

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)

Story Explorers: Origami 101
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. Join us in learning the relaxing Japanese art of origami folding. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: Crazy Hair
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. In this program, we'll share silly stories and create a crazy hair craft you can wear home! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: Picture Book Remix featuring Battle Bunny
Explore books and stories in creative ways through activities including math, science, games and more. If you love the book Battle Bunny, come make it your own with this fun creative writing activity. 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)

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! The theme will be "Postcards from Hawaii". Come learn about our 50th state. Audience: 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)

Rookie Science
Discover the world of science through books, 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! Click 'Learn More' for specific information for each date. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Rookie Science, Jr. (Ages 4-6)
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments, specifically designed for ages 4-6. Audience: Preschool (3-5), 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)

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)

Exhibitsback to top

Terrific Tuesday: Casey Nees - The Insane Science of Energy
Join Casey Nees, an award-winning science programmer and storyteller for his program: The INSANE Science of Energy! Lightning, Tornadoes and Rockets, oh my! Audience: Preschool (3-5), School Age (5-11), Families

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)

Jobs/Careersback to top

Careers in Culinary Science: Do you have what it takes?
Chef Ashley McGee, Associate Instructor at Johnson and Wales University, is coming to Myers Park to discuss what it takes to get into the culinary business and to demonstrate a typical dish you may cook in one of her classes. Please sign up for the program at the desk or via cmlibrary.org/programs Audience: Teens (12-18)

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 archeology. 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 interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! Click 'Learn More' for specific information for each date. 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)

Terrific Tuesday: Casey Nees - The Insane Science of Energy
Join Casey Nees, an award-winning science programmer and storyteller for his program: The INSANE Science of Energy! Lightning, Tornadoes and Rockets, oh my! Audience: Preschool (3-5), School Age (5-11), Families

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)

Rookie Science: Library Beans!
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. In this program, we'll have some "gassy" fun in a math based STEM program that includes some hilarious antics! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Rookie Science: Yolks on You!
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Let's get cracking with weird and wacky experiments with eggs! 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

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library presents: Superheroes of Music (ages 6 to 11)
Join us we get ready to rock and roll with the Beatles. Explore the science of sound and the spectacular 60's. Registration is required and begins the Friday prior to the program at 10:00am. SEE LEARN MORE. Audience: School Age (5-11)

Terrific Tuesday: Casey Nees - The Insane Science of Energy
Join Casey Nees, an award-winning science programmer and storyteller for his program: The INSANE Science of Energy! Lightning, Tornadoes and Rockets, oh my! Audience: Preschool (3-5), School Age (5-11), Families

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