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E.g., 02/19/2018
E.g., 02/19/2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Active Reading Workshop

11:00am at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

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.

Preschool Storytime

11:15am at Community Room at Mint Hill

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

11:15am at Community Room at South County Regional

Bring your family (ages birth to 5) 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.

Creating with Books

11:30am at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. For ages 3-5.

English Conversation Club: Global Cafe

12:00pm at Community Room at South County Regional

Practice your English speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment. No lectures, just conversation!

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

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, or to find help developing/editing y

12:15 @ Main Presents: Finding Bigfoot and Other (Hidden) Animals

12:30pm at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

Becca Worthington, theater actress and librarian, will present a lively overview of cryptozoology, the study of hidden or legendary animals.

Poetry and Pancakes

12:30pm at Community Room at North County Regional

Share original poetry or bring something from a favorite poet to read in exchange for a pancake.

Recently Unemployed?

1:00pm at JHC- Computer Lab A at Main Library

Need help enrolling in NC Works online? Charlotte Works’ staff will help you to register at NC Works and navigate the website. Come learn about available job resources in our community.

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.

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.

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

2:00pm 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 basics, Microsoft Office, email, ebooks, or job help assistance.

Technology Tutor

2:00pm 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.

Job Seeking: Online Applications

2:00pm at Teen Media Room at Hickory Grove

Need help learning how to apply for jobs online? Learn the skills needed to successfully navigate the online application process.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (2PM-3PM) on Wednesday afternoons.

Adult Sensory Story Time

2:15pm at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

Join us for this story time designed for adults with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues or other developmental disabilities.

Learn, Connect, Play: Black History Gaming

Grab your friends and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills. This months gaming will be centered around African American History.

Homework Study Zone

3:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Drop by the Matthews Branch Library for the Study Zone. Spread out, ,get some school work done, and study for tests.

I Can: Learn a Career

3:00pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Interested in learning about different careers? Join us at the Beatties Ford Road Regional Library as we explore a new career each month and discover how to get into the field.

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

3:00pm 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 basics, Microsoft Office, email, ebooks, or job help assistance.

Learn, Connect, Play: Board Games

3:00pm at Spangler Quiet Zone at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Participate in board games that encourage cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills.

Sugar Creek Library Art Club

3:30pm at Community Room Full at Sugar Creek

Exercise your creativity and learn new skills in a group setting. Join our young artists' club as we explore different media and techniques to make art to enhance the library.

LEGO Block Party

3:30pm at Community Room at North County Regional

Join us for an afternoon of LEGO fun! Learn mathematical concepts of sorting, building, and geometry while using Lego building blocks.

Reading Buddies

4:00pm 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.

Reading Buddies

4:00pm at Mint Hill

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.

Reading Buddies

4:00pm at Bay Window 2 – Children’s Floor at North County Regional

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

Job Seeking: Interview Basics

Learn how to make a great first impression in an interview in this workshop about the different types of interviews you might encounter, how to create a narrative resume, and techniques for post-in

Collards & Culture: LATIBAH Collard Green Museum

4:00pm at Hickory Grove

The Hickory Grove Library is honored to host the LATIBAH Collard Green Museum exhibit during African American month.

South County Teen Advisory Council

4:00pm at Conference Room B at South County Regional

Looking for community service hours? Experience to put on a job or college application? Want to get involved with the library and meet new friends? Come to Teen Advisory Council.

Reading Buddies

4:00pm at Mountain Island

If you are in grades K-5, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a teen or adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-session.