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

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Technology/Job Tutor: 1-on-1 Support Session

2:00pm at Reference Computers at Mountain Island

Sign up for a 60-minute session with Library Staff or a Library Volunteer to get help with computer or internet basics, Microsoft Office, email, ebooks, or job help assistance.

English Literacy for Adults

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

Active Reading Workshop (Part 1 of 2)

2:00pm at Community Room at Steele Creek

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

STEAM Escape Room

Use multiple critical thinking skills and the Library's online resources in a small group setting to solve puzzles and codes in an interactive escape room game.

Technology/Job Tutor: 1-on-1 Support Session

3:00pm at Internet Floor at Mountain Island

Sign up for a 60-minute session with Library Staff or a Library Volunteer to get help with computer or internet basics, Microsoft Office, email, ebooks, or job help assistance.

Book Start Art

3:00pm at Community Room Full at West Boulevard

Learn more about the children's book illustrator, (name of illustrator), and extend your learning through an art activity using the illustrator's technique.

Satellite Studio Session

3:00pm at Davidson

Learn how to create digital media and produce audio and video content, while gaining experience with new technologies and devices.

Learn, Connect, Play: Video Gaming

3:30pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Grab your friends and come play video games and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills.

ASC Presents: The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

4:00pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Families will work with local artists to contribute to a permanent art installation that will be displayed at the Scaleybark Library.

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”.

Reading Buddies

4:00pm at Mountain Island

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.

Teen Geek Club

4:00pm at Mint Hill

Come join us to discuss and showcase teen fandom of pop culture (television shows, movies, books, gaming and podcasts) and enjoy snacks and fun geek activities. Registration is required.

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.

Creative Journaling: Mindfulness Journals for Teens

Start the new year off by creating your very own vision board! Learn about goal setting through writing and self-expression through photos, collages, and other art forms.

LATIBAH Exhibit Tours

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

Reading Buddies

4:30pm at Mountain Island

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.

Davidson Kids Book Club

4:30pm at Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

Kids in 3rd-5th grade! Join us for a fun discussion and activities related to the book "The Third Mushroom" by Jennifer L. Holm. Books are available at the branch. Registration is required.

1-on-1 Support Session: Technology or Job Search Tutors

Drop in at the Information Desk for a 30-minute individual session with a volunteer or staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email or other topics, or to find h

Learn, Connect, Play: Dewey and Dragons

5:00pm at Study Room (Large) at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Participate in the Dungeons and Dragons role-playing game that encourages cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills.

Reading Buddies

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

Sugar Creek Reading Lab Club

5:00pm at Sugar Creek

Join us each Wednesday at 5pm as we listen to interesting stories while improving literacy and critical thinking skills. A reading incentive or snack provided.

Reading Buddies

5:00pm at Mountain Island

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.

Children's Writing Group: Beyond the Book / Mas alla del libro

5:00pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Collaborate with other kids as you share your writing, give and receive feedback, and support others through the reading and writing process.

Reading Buddies

5:30pm at Mountain Island

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.

Reading Buddies

5:30pm at Steele Creek

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

Teen Homework Help

5:30pm at 1-on-1 Corner at Scaleybark

Students in grades 6th-12th or in the early college program can receive free homework help from volunteers in a 1-on-1 or group settings in the Teen Zone with our Tutors.

Reading Buddies

5:30pm at West Boulevard

If you are between the ages of 5-12, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with an adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Active Reading Mentor Training

5:30pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Come learn fun strategies that you can use to support literacy at home or in the community! Learn how to use the ABCs of Active Reading one-on-one with a child in grades K-3.

Reading Buddies

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