Calendar

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E.g., 12/13/2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Rookie Science Jr: Bridges

4:00pm at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This month, we talk about the science of bridges.

University City Art Club

4:00pm at Teen Corner at University City Regional

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.

Sew A Simple Quilt

4:00pm at Makerspace at Morrison Regional

Bring your sewing machine and learn to sew a simple quilt or another introductory sewing project. We will cover the basics of threading the bobbin and the machine.

Collards + Culture: LATIBAH Reconstruction Tour

4:00pm at Sugar Creek

Tour the LATIBAH artist T’Afo Feimster’s representation of the Reconstruction period with the theme of “Redefining Black America”.

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

Reading Buddies

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

Sugar Creek Reading Lab Club

5:00pm at Sugar Creek

Join us each Wednesday at 5pm as we listen to interesting stories while improving literacy and critical thinking skills. A reading incentive or snack provided.

Reading Buddies

5:30pm at West Boulevard

If you are between the ages of 5-12, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with an adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Reading Buddies

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

Community Service Project for Teens: Sorting Socks

5:30pm at Teen Media Room at Hickory Grove

Do you want to help the Library with improving lives and building a stronger community?

Reading Buddies

6:00pm at West Boulevard

If you are between the ages of 5-12, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with an adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Technology Tutor

6:00pm 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.

Reading Buddies

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

1 on 1 Tech Tutor

6:00pm at Plaza Midwood

Sign up for a 45-minute individual session with a volunteer or staff member to get help with specific computer or e-book questions. Call 704-416-6200, to make an appointment.

Surviving Adulthood

6:30pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

How do I buy a car? What questions should I ask before I rent or buy a place to live? How do I cook for one? What skills should I demonstrate in an interview?

Reading Buddies

6:30pm at West Boulevard

If you are between the ages of 5-12, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with an adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

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.

#WelcomeCLT Series: "What is Fair Housing?"

6:30pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Come join Rhonda Jackson of the City of Charlotte Community Relations Department as she explains the services that they offer.

Reading Buddies

7:00pm at West Boulevard

If you are between the ages of 5-12, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with an adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Letters To Santa

(All day) at Spangler Quiet Zone at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

From November 28th to December 23rd, children and families can stop in Spangler Library and write a letter to Santa. Send him a Wish List or just say hello-ho-ho!

Letters to Soldiers

Write a post card or letter of appreciation to a Soldier. Your letter will be delivered via ImaginOn Staff to A Million Thanks (amillionthanks.org).

Baby Storytime

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

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.

Listen & Move: Music for Little Ones

9:30am at Community Room at Matthews

Kathy Bellavia from Music For Little Ones will lead children in movement activities, instrument playing and singing along with her ukulele. This storytime will feature a holiday theme

Baby Storytime

9:30am at Davidson

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

Adult Sensory Story Time

10:00am at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

Join us for this story time filled with stories, songs and activities.

Holiday Special: Gingerbread Fun

10:00am at Community Room at South County Regional

Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities. Plus decorate your own gingerbread house.

Write Like You Mean It

10:00am at Dalton Room at Main Library

Explore different styles of writing in a fun and comfortable environment. This group is open to anyone who is ready to write. Beginners and experienced writers welcome.

Tiny Tots Storytime

10:15am at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Stories, music and movement for tiny tots. Storytime is designed to develop language, listening and coordination skills. This program is for 18-23 month olds.