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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Reaching for the Stars Tutoring

5:30pm at West Boulevard

After-school tutoring for students Pre-K to 8th Grade

Paws to Read

5:30pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot the Monday prior to the 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 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.

Charlotte Book Read "Color of Law" supportive film: 13th (Netflix Documentary)

5:30pm at Community Room at University City Regional

This powerful 2016 documentary film by Ava DuVernay is being shown in support of Charlotte Book Read: Color of Law by R. Rothstein.

Paws to Read

5:45pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot the Monday prior to the session.

Paws to Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Collards + Culture: LATIBAH Talk

6:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join members of the LATIBAH Museum on in depth discussion of the semi-permanent exhibit that showcases the life and times of Africans during the Middle Passage.

English Conversation Club: Global Cafe

6:00pm at Sugar Creek

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

Teen Tutoring: Homework Help

Students in grades 6-12 can receive free homework help from volunteers in a 45-minute session. Tutoring available in math subjects up to Pre-calculus.

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.

ESL Tutoring

6:00pm at Matthews

Do you or someone you know need help learning English? Matthews Library offers free ESL tutoring Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Tutoring appointments are 30 minutes in length.

ESL Class for Adults

6:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Four-part series, on Thursdays (Jan 10 - Jan 31) with the possibility of two additional sessions on Feb. 7 & 14.

Paws to Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Family Storytime

6:30pm 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.

Paws to Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Behavioral Wealth: Better Perspectives, Better Decisions, Better Outcomes

6:30pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

Learn to navigate three important financial challenges from Chris Mullins of NorthStar Capital Advisors. Personal finance is not complex, but this doesn't mean it is easy.

Paws to Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Friday, January 25, 2019

Seek, Find, & Win: Basic Shapes Scavenger Hunt

(All day) at Myers Park

Everything we see in the world around us has a shape. Learn the names of different shapes by completing this month's scavenger hunt activity.

Community Learning Time

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

Children learn about language and literacy through play. Manipulatives and toys will be available for families of children from birth to age 5 to play together.

Small Business Builder

10:00am at JHC- Computer Lab A at Main Library

Learn to utilize the Small Business Builder resource available with a Library card to start, manage and optimize a business.

Family Storytime

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.

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.

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

11:00am 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.

Family History / Genealogy for Beginners: 1-on-1 Support Session

Need to research your family history but don’t know where to begin? Confused about print and online resources? Get one-on-one help with tracing your family tree.

Active Reading Workshop (Part 2 of 2)

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.

English Literacy for Adults

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

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Learn, Connect, Play: Video Gaming

(All day) at West Boulevard

Grab your friends and come to play the game of the week on our gaming system and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills.

Seek, Find, & Win: Basic Shapes Scavenger Hunt

(All day) at Myers Park

Everything we see in the world around us has a shape. Learn the names of different shapes by completing this month's scavenger hunt activity.