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Saturday, April 30, 2016

eBooks 1-on-1 Tutorial

(All day) at Myers Park

Interested in eBooks? Book an appointment for a 30 minute session to learn to use Overdrive with your iPad, Android device, Kindle or Nook.

College 101: Redesigned SAT Practice Exam with the Princeton Review

9:30am at Community Room at North County Regional

Kick off your SAT prep with a free redesigned 2016 SAT exam. After the test, the Princeton Review will email you a detailed performance report with personalized tips on how to improve your score.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

Sign up for a 50-minute individual session with a volunteer or staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Literacy Activities

10:00am at Scaleybark

Participate in a variety of self-directed literacy activities that support the five early literacy practices as identified by the Every Child Read to Read program: talking, singing, reading, writin

Crossroads Cafe

10:00am at Sugar Creek

A CPCC course for adults who speak some English but want to improve.

CANCELLED: Tutoring for Elementary Students

10:00am at Plaza Midwood

Local teens provide 45 minute tutoring sessions for Elementary Students in Math, Reading, and spelling. Registration opens 7 days prior to the tutoring session.

Día de los Niños/ Día de los Libros

Dia is Diversity in Action. Engage in a literacy experience that honors all children, books and cultures.

Mobile Technology – Cloud Storage

10:00am at Community Room A at West Boulevard

Do you currently own a SMART phone or tablet? Or are you thinking about a better way to back-up your files? Join the library as we discuss Google Drive, Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.

Eco-Friendly Gardening: Composting

10:00am at Community Room at Hickory Grove

Come learn about gardening & composting with the Mecklenburg County Solid Waste Division.Register using the following link:

Plaza Midwood Study Zone

10:30am at Plaza Midwood

Teens and Tweens needing to work on homework will be given a place to work and assistance with library resources to help them succeed in school.

POETRY AND PANCAKES

10:30am at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Join us as we celebrate National Poetry Month. Participate by reading or reciting a poem in exchange for a pancake! All ages welcome.

Family Storytime

10:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Paws to Read

10:30am at Steele Creek

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please call 704-416-6800 to register.

Family Storytime

10:30am at Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Children enjoy favorite stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skills. Help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

AARP: Finances 50+

10:30am at Community Room A at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Finances 50+ is a 3-part program designed to help you make and keep smart money habits.

Paws to Read

10:30am at Matthews

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading to a certified therapy dog.

Family Storytime

10:30am at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

PAWS to Read: Milly

10:30am at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

20s-30s Book Club

10:30am at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

Are you in your 20's or 30's and been looking to join a book club? Join us on a cultural tour around the world, as we read 12 books by international authors.

Paws to Read

10:30am at Children's Area at Mint Hill

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog.

PAWS to Read: Milly

10:45am at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

Sign up for a 50-minute individual session with a volunteer or staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Musical Petting Zoo

11:00am at Park Family Story Lab at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Explore rhythms and rhymes, and make your own music at the Musical Petting Zoo, presented by the Symphony Guild of Charlotte.

Paws to Read

Children ages 5-11 can boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a certified therapy dog during a 20-minute session. For ages 5-11.

CANCELLED: Tutoring for Elementary Students

11:00am at Plaza Midwood

Local teens provide 45 minute tutoring sessions for Elementary Students in Math, Reading, and spelling. Registration opens 7 days prior to the tutoring session.

Reading Buddies

If you are between the ages of 4-8, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a teen volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Paws to Read

11:00am at Storytime Floor at Mountain Island

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. No registration, first-come, first-served basis.

Family Storytime

11:00am at Children's Play Area at Morrison Regional

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Community Service Saturday

11:00am at Sugar Creek

Need community service hours for school? Join us every Saturday to earn service hours and help your community.

PAWS to Read: Milly

11:00am at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.