It’s Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air. It doesn’t have to be just about chocolate and greeting cards, why not spread love and kindness in our community while we’re at it? Charlotte Mecklenburg Library appreciates the love you show the Library every day of the year, as users, advocates, volunteers and supporters. We want to use this opportunity as a way to let you know we love you back!
During the month of February, we invite you to share the love in many different ways with special events, storytimes and community service projects. Or just visit us to check out a book – it always warms our hearts to see you.
Events for children
Let Off Some S.T.E.A.M.
February 18 at 2 p.m.
Let off some S.T.E.A.M. with some post-Valentine’s Day magnetic experiments, including magnetic mazes and slime. Then, put your math skills to the test with geoboard and tangram fun. To register for this K-5 program, call 704-416-3800.
Story Explorers: Silly Love Stories
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center
February 18 at 2 p.m.
Explore silly love stories in creative ways through math, science, games and more. Don’t worry, the stories aren’t too mushy! This program not require registration.
Events for teens
Valentine’s Day Candy Crash
Mint Hill Library
February 14 at 6 p.m.
Learn how to make simple confectioner’s concoctions and create your own Valentine’s sweets to take home. You can register online for this program.
Library Escape Room: My Bloody Valentine
University City Regional Library
February 20 at 3:30 p.m.
Beware of the evil Valentine seeking revenge! See if your observations, problem solving skills and ability to work in a team will help you make it out of the Library Escape Room. You can register online for this program.
Events for adults
Social Games 4 Book Lovers
Steele Creek Library
February 15 at 6 p.m.
Enjoy a few fun book games and take a chance on book love. You may just meet the…book…of your dreams! You can register online for this program.
Health Education: Relaxation & Heartfulness Meditation
Independence Regional Library
February 16 at 10 a.m.
Heartfulness is a simple technique to learn relaxation and meditation for a deeper connection with the inner self. Take care of your heart so you can share your love with the world! You can register online for this program.
Events for the whole family
Literary Scavenger Hunt: Things that are Red!
All day, every day in February
Explore the Library to locate all things red in honor of the month of February!
Check out our calendar for a full list of events and programs at library locations near you!
This article was originally published on CharlotteSmartyPants.com.