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E.g., 01/22/2019
E.g., 01/22/2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Baby Storytime (0-17 months)

11:15am at Community Room at South County Regional

Babies experience brain stimulation through language and socialization. Engage your little one with new sights and sounds through books, songs, and rhymes. For babies birth to 17 months.

Family Storytime

11:15am at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Bring your 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.

Portuguese Conversation Club

11:30am at Conference Room B at South County Regional

Discuss current events and obtain insights into Brazilian culture. A native Brazilian Portuguese speaker will aid non-native speakers in improving reading and conversational skills.

Collards + Culture: From Page to Screen: Ruby Bridges

12:00pm at Sugar Creek

Whether you already love the book or want to watch the movie before reading it, join us for the film adaptation of Ruby Bridges. See the story brought to life! This movie is rated (NR).

English/Spanish Conversation Club

12:30pm at Conference Room B at South County Regional

An exchange program for adults learning English or Spanish. First 45 minutes are English conversation, second 45 minutes are Spanish.

English Literacy for Adults

On Tuesdays, improve your fluency, pronunciation and reading comprehension in a supportive group environment. Native Speakers and ESL students proficient in English are both welcomed.

Technology Tutoring and Job Prep Resources

1:00pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Need assistance with your resume, job search application, email or with Microsoft Office? Drop by on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays between 1 and 3 P.M. to receive help from a tutor.

Community Service Project for Teens: Library Improvement

1:00pm at Main Library

Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build your leadership skills. Join us as we work on various projects for the 2nd floor of Main Library.

Rookie Science Jr: Penguins

1:15pm at Community Room at South County Regional

Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This month-Penguins!

Rookie Science: Blast from the Past: Dinosaurs!

1:30pm at Community Room Full at West Boulevard

School is out, so come to the library for a fun school-age program. This interactive session will connect you with literature through engaging activities about dinosaurs.

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Session

Tech Tutor Volunteer Bill Parish will work with you on basic computer skills and some Microsoft software.

Microsoft Excel 2013 Basics

2:00pm at JHC- Computer Lab A at Main Library

In this introductory workshop, create a simple spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel.

English Literacy for Adults

On Saturdays, improve your fluency, pronunciation and reading comprehension in a supportive group environment. Native Speakers and ESL students proficient in English are both welcomed.

Winter Festival

2:00pm at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

Enjoy winter-themed literacy activities and storytimes as you celebrate the coldest season at Morrison!

Collards + Culture: What's in a Song

2:00pm at Sugar Creek

Learn about African American history through this interactive program of slave songs.

From Page to Screen: Teen Movie (13-18 year olds)

2:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Join us for a screening of a film based on a novel or comic book series. The movie will be Solo: A Star Wars Story (PG-13) Light snacks will be served.

Active Reading Workshop Part 2

3:00pm at Children's Area at Mint Hill

Come learn fun ideas and activities that you can use to support early literacy at home. Learn how to use the ABC’s of Active Reading one on one with your child.

Rookie Science: Penguins

3:00pm at Community Room at South County Regional

Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This month-Penguins!

Reading Buddies

Increase your child’s reading comprehension, spoken word skills and social interactions with a Reading Buddy session.

Now Showing: Frozen

3:30pm at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

Come enjoy light refreshments or bring some from home for this enjoyable film.

Reading Buddies

Increase your child’s reading comprehension, spoken word skills and social interactions with a Reading Buddy session.

Idea Box: Tech Career Exploration

4:00pm at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

Learn from a technology professional about their background and career path.

Community Service Project: Recycled Art

4:00pm at Community Room B at West Boulevard

Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build your leadership skills.

Lego Club

4:00pm at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

Drop in on Tuesday afternoons for Lego Club! We'll bring the Lego you bring the imagination! Lego idea books will be on hand and available for checkout.

Homework Study Zone

4:00pm at Scaleybark

Drop by the library for the Study Zone after school. Spread out get some school work done, study for tests, or get free online tutoring using our Chrome books.

Homework Study Zone

4:00pm at Scaleybark

Drop by the library for the Study Zone after school. Spread out get some school work done, study for tests, or get free online tutoring using our Chrome books.

STEAM 101: Button Making

Exercise your creativity and learn new skills in a group setting.

Paws To Read

4:00pm at Davidson

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

Collards + Culture: LATIBAH Reconstruction Tour

4:00pm at Sugar Creek

Tour the LATIBAH artist T’Afo Feimster’s representation of the Reconstruction period with the theme of “Redefining Black America”.

LATIBAH Exhibit Tours

Join us for a guided tour of the LATIBAH exhibit Door of No Return: Story of the Middle Passage.