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The following list contains programs that matched your search, sorted by program types and date from 8/30/2015 to 11/28/2015.

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Books/Literature/Writing     Educational Support     Science,Engineering and Math     


Books/Literature/Writingback to top

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

Story Explorers: Jumanji
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! In this program, enjoy a telling of the classic tale, Jumanji, and bring your favorite board games to life! 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! Audience: School Age (5-11)

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) Audience: Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: Busy Bees
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! September is National Honey Month, so we will learn about bees and the important work they do! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: Library Beans
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! Come and have some “gassy” gun in this math based STEM program that includes some hilarious antics! 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)

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

Story Explorers: Build It!
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive 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)

Community Read Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! This month we will be reading The Jacket by Kirsten Hall and creating our own book jackets! Audience: School Age (5-11) Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Community Read: Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! This month we will be reading The Jacket by Kirsten Hall and creating our own book jackets! Audience: School Age (5-11)

Teen Geek Club
Participate in a discussion and activities about recent films, television shows, books, graphic novels, science fiction, fantasy, anime, manga, and gaming. Learn about the history and future of growing popular geek culture interests among teens. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Community Read: Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! Activities will be based around the book Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: Build It!
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including science, games, and more! Celebrate Bridge Day by challenging your building skills! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: National Chemistry Week
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including science, games, and more! Celebrate the colorful side of science with hands-on kitchen chemistry experiments! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: Scary Stories
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including science, games, and more! This week, come gather round and listen to some spooky seasonal tales! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

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

Story Explorers: Fractured Fairytales
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including science, games, and more! Join us as we read interesting fractured fairytales and play fairytale bingo while improving literacy and critical thinking skills. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Story Explorers: A Look Back at Native Americans
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including 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: Jedi Training
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including science, games, and more! In this program, we master the Force with Star Wars stories, activities, and trivia. Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Educational Supportback to top

Rookie Science: Airplanes
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This month, we will be exploring airplanes and flight. 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. 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: 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)

Afternoon Adventures: STEM
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. This program will focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Audience: School Age (5-11)

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

Tutoring for Teens
Free, one-on-one, 30 minute tutoring sessions available for 6th to 12th grade Math and Science, on a first come first served basis. Sign up starts at 5:00 on the tutoring date at the Reference Desk. This service is provided by library volunteers. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Rookie Science: Titanic
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This month, we will be talking about the Titanic and flotation! Audience: School Age (5-11), Preteen (10-11)

Rookie Science: Magnets
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This week, we will be learning about magnets! 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 coins. Books will be available at the branch. Audience: School Age (5-11)

STEM 101: Look Great Naturally
Participate in a variety of hands-on science experiments, engineering projects, or Math puzzles. Join us and learn how to make your own hair gel and lip balm from all natural ingredients! Audience: Teens (12-18)

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

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Super Cool Science with Discovery Place
At 320 degrees below zero, fascinating things begin to happen! Learn super cool science and explore cryogenics with Discovery Place. This program will be on the Town Green, in front of the Matthews Library. Audience: School Age (5-11)

STEM 101: Coding
Participate in a variety of hands-on science experiments, engineering projects, or Math puzzles. Learn the basics of coding in this fun and interactive program! Audience: Teens (12-18)

Rookie Science for Preschoolers
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. For ages 3-5. Audience: Preschool (3-5)

Rookie Science
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)

STEM 101
Participate in a variety of hands-on science experiments, engineering projects, or Math puzzles. Audience: Teens (12-18), Preteen (10-11)

STEM 101: The Science of Goo
Participate in a variety of hands-on science experiments, engineering projects, or Math puzzles. Come join us to explore the science behind all things gooey. We will make slime, play dough, and ice cream during this fun and exploration based program! 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)

STEM 101: Technology Fair
Participate in a variety of hands-on science experiments, engineering projects, or Math puzzles. Audience: Teens (12-18)

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