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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Paws To Read

4:00pm at Davidson

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

Reading Buddies

5:00pm at Hickory Grove

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.

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.

Conversaciones en Ingles (English conversation for foreign language speakers)

5:00pm at Reference Area at University City Regional

Practice your English speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment.

English Class: Crossroads Cafe

5:00pm at Conference Room at Steele Creek

If you speak some English but want to improve your communication skills, please join this class offered by Central Piedmont Community College. Get answers to difficult language questions.

Reading Buddies

5:30pm at Hickory Grove

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.

Active Reading Mentor Training

5:30pm at

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

From Page to Screen: The Glass Castle

5:45pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Whether you already love the book or want to watch the movie before reading it, join us for the film adaptation of The Glass Castle the memoir by Jeannette Walls.

Reading Buddies

6:00pm at Hickory Grove

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

6:00pm at Mint Hill

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.

Heartfulness Meditation

6:00pm at Community Room at South County Regional

Experience simple yet effective relaxation and meditation techniques to reduce stress, calm your mind and improve quality of life in this 4 part series.

Microsoft Publisher 2013 Intermediate

6:00pm at Computer Lab at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join us for a follow up to the introductory Microsoft Publisher 2007 Basics workshop.

AARP Presents Finances 50+

6:00pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Whether you are young or young at heart, now is the time to think about how you spend and save money.

Reading Buddies

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

Microsoft Excel 2013 Pivot Tables

6:30pm at JHC- Computer Lab A at Main Library

What is a pivot table and what how is it used? Come explore this powerful feature of Excel. Must be familiar with Excel. This is an advanced class.

Reading Buddies

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

Reading Buddies

6:30pm at Hickory Grove

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.

Meet the Authors: Idol Talk

7:00pm at Community Room at Morrison Regional

Meet some of the contributors to this new collection of essays that explore with tenderness and humor, the teen crushes of the past 60 years–from Elvis to John Lennon to Diana Ross–who have influen

Wednesday, August 22, 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.

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.

Baby Storytime

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

Preschool Storytime

9:30am at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

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

Baby Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Matthews

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

StoryWalk® Kickoff at Pineville Lake Park

10:00am at

Join us and celebrate one of the newest StoryWalks® at our kick-off celebration on Wednesday, August 22 at 10am at Pineville Lake Park.

Small Business Concierge Program

10:00am at Conference Room at Steele Creek

Assistance with navigating Charlotte/Mecklenburg County and the State of North Carolina Business Resources for creating a Business Plan, filing for Assume Name, finding funding sources, starting a

Toddler Storytime (ages 18-35 months)

10:00am at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

Toddlers will enjoy their own storytime experience to encourage language development, listening and social skills. [This program is for 18-35 month olds.]

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.

Walk-in One on One Technology Assistance

10:00am at Davidson

Work with a library staff member to boost your technology skill. Topics could include digital devices, computer or internet basics, downloading digital materials or Microsoft Office.

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.

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.