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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Learning Circles: Intro to HTML/CSS

6:00pm at Main Library

This session will take place at Morrison Regional Library.Lightly-facilitated study groups for learners who want to take online courses together, in-person.

Canva.com Design Class

6:00pm at Computer Lab at Matthews

No design experience? No problem!

Paws to Read

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

Active Reading Workshop

6:00pm at Small Meeting Room at West Boulevard

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.

Reading Buddies (Tutor 8)

If you are between the ages of 3-11, 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.

Paws to Read

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

Paws to Read

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

Paws to Read

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

Friday, May 24, 2019

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

(All day) at Myers Park

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

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.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Little Achievers, an Adaptive Experience

10:00am at Community Room at South County Regional

Participate in educational and therapeutic activities for children with special needs with Little Achievers, a sub group of the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte.

Active Reading Workshop Part 1

10:00am at Community Room at Mint Hill

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.

Active Reading Part 1

10:00am at Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

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.

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.

Community Learning Time: Outdoor Play

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.

Conexiones que Cuentan/Connections that Count

Un tiempo de cuentos en español con música y actividades para niños de 0 a 5 años de edad. A storytime in Spanish featuring stories, music and activities for children ages 0-5.

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.

Little Mystery Book Club

10:30am at Conference Room at Steele Creek

Join us for a discussion of The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead. Led by a staff member. New members are welcome. Light refreshments will be available.

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.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

11:00am at Small Meeting Room at West Boulevard

Sign up for a 60 minute individual session with a staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

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.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

spacer 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.

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

(All day) at Myers Park

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

Messy Makerspace Activities

9:00am at Messy Makerspace at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Visit the Makerspace to build and problem solve using equipment such as 3D printers, art apps, the vinyl cutter, heat press and more! (Drop-in activity for individuals.)

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.

Family Storytime

9:30am 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.

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.

CANCELLED: 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.

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