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Monday, August 20, 2018

Now Showing: Sherlock Gnomes (PG)

4:30pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Join us for a special showing of this family movie.

The Great American Read: Now Showing: Their Eyes Were Watching God

5:00pm at Sugar Creek

A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the morals of her small town.

Reading Buddies

5:00pm at Matthews

If you are between the ages of 5-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a library volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (6PM-7PM) on Monday evenings.

Summer Book Club

6:00pm at Community Room at University City Regional

Can't commit to a long-term book club? Join us just for the summer! We'll explore novels from The Great American Read. This month we’ll talk about mysteries and thrillers.

Chinese for English Speakers: Basics

6:00pm at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Learn basic Chinese in this program for beginners. Listen, speak, read and write for basic communication in Chinese.

Raising Resilient Children Seminar

6:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

A Triple P Seminar is a great way to find out the basics of positive parenting.

Paws to Read

6:45pm at Children's Activities-Floor at University City Regional

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

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (7PM-8PM) on Monday evenings.

Strange New Worlds Book Club

7:00pm at Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

We meet the third Monday of the month and discuss science fiction, fantasy and graphic novels selected by the group. This month our selection is Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

eBooks 1-on-1 Tutorial

(All day) at Myers Park

Interested in eBooks? Book an appointment for a 30 minute session to learn how to access our digital libraries with your iPad, Android device, Kindle or Nook.

Preschool Story Time

9:00am at Community Room Full at Sugar Creek

Engage your preschoolers with books, activities, stories and songs that encourage language and pre-reading skill development in order to help them grow into successful readers.

Toddler Storytime

9:30am at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

Toddlers build language skills, participate in music and movement activities, and discover the fun of books. Explore letters, sounds, and new words through stories and activities.

English Tutoring: 1-on-1 Support Session

If you need help learning English, visit University City Library or call 704-416-7200 to sign up for a 1 hour individual session with a volunteer.

Family Storytime on the Plaza

10:00am at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

Children and caregivers enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skills. Caregivers are encouraged to participate.

Technology Tutors 1-on-1 Support Session

10:00am at Small Meeting Room at West Boulevard

Sign up for a 60 minute individual session with a staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Baby Storytime

10:15am at Community Room at Mint Hill

Babies experience brain stimulation through language and socialization. Engage your little one with new sights and sounds through books, songs, and rhymes.

Creating with Books

10:15am at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. This is for families aged 3 - 7. This program's theme is unicorns.

Family Storytime

10:15am at Community Room at Matthews

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.

Adult Sensory Story Time

10:15am at Francis Auditorium at Main Library

Join us for this story time filled with stories, songs and activities.

Family Storytime

10:15am at Children's Programming Room 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.

Family Storytime

10:15am at Community Room Full at West Boulevard

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.

Listen & Move Storytime

10:15am at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Children and parents will participate in stories, songs and movement activities that build both gross and fine motor skills, which children need to develop in order to read and write.

Spanish Conversation Club

10:30am at Teen Area at Morrison Regional

Discuss current events and special topics like cooking and culture or listen to a guest speaker.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am at Community Room Full at Sugar Creek

Engage your preschoolers with books, activities, stories and songs that encourage language and pre-reading skill development in order to help them grow into successful readers.

Family Storytime

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

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.

Family Storytime

10:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

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

Family Storytime

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

Technology Tutor

10:30am at Mint Hill

Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a volunteer or staff member to get help with specific computer or e-book questions. Call 704-416-5200, ext. 4 to make an appointment.

Apply Now 101

11:00am at JHC- Computer Lab A at Main Library

Get individual help to create a resume, search and apply for jobs online.