Calendar

E.g., 08/18/2018
E.g., 08/18/2018

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Paws to Read

5:45pm at Children's Programming Room 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.

English Conversation Club: Global Cafe

6:00pm at Community Room Full at Sugar Creek

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

Reading Buddies

6:00pm at Children's Programming Room 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.

Knit, Chat & Read Community Group

6:00pm at Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

Join us at the library to make new friends and share conversation while improving your knitting skills, getting help on a project, and creating handmade items for charities or personal use.

Reading Buddies

6:00pm 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.

Friday, August 24, 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.

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.

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.

Now Showing: Moana

10:00am at Sugar Creek

Join us for a special showing of the movie "Moana". A teenager who inspires to leave the safety and security of her island. She must journey to save her people.

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.

Library eBooks: Training Workshop

12:00pm at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

Want to learn how to borrow eBooks for your eReader, smartphone or tablet? Sign up for this interactive program.

From the Page to The Screen: Spiderman: HomeComing

2:00pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Whether you already love the book or want to watch the movie before reading it, join us for the film adaptation of the Spiderman Comic Books. See the story brought to life!

Learn, Connect, Play: Board Games

2:00pm at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

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

Genealogy: Introduction

2:00pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

Join Alan Burgess, family history educator, to learn more about starting the search into your genealogy.

Learn, Connect, Play: Board Games

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

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.

Reading Buddies

3:00pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

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

3:30pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

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.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Family Storytime

9:30am 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.

Reading Buddies

9:30am at West Boulevard

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.

Family Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Mint Hill

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.

Reading Buddies

9:30am at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

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.

Adult Writing Group

10:00am at Conference Room A at South County Regional

Serious writers of all skill levels and genres are invited to share their work. Bring 1-3 pages of something you’re writing.

Family Storytime

10:00am 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.

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.

Reading Buddies

10:00am at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

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.