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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

1 on 1 Tech Tutor

4:00pm at Community Room 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.

Reading Buddies

5:00pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

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

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

Learn, Connect, Play: Chess

5:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Chess encourages cooperation, problem solving and strategic thinking skills. Come learn chess basics and test your skills in 1-on-1 or group chess games.

Reading Buddies

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.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: SCORE & The Library

5:30pm at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

Learn about business plans, developing your business, & SCORE support services.

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

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

Reading Buddies

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.

Hickory Grove Branch Teen Art Club

5:30pm at Teen Media Room at Hickory Grove

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.

Discover Another Culture: China

6:00pm at Community Room at University City Regional

Enrich your cultural understanding by learning about the culture of China through the experiences of a speaker of native origin.

Reading Buddies

6:00pm at Mint Hill

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

Reading Buddies

6:00pm at Sugar Creek

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

Chair Yoga

6:00pm at Community Room at South County Regional

Chair Yoga is a gentle style of yoga that is practiced while sitting on a chair or standing and using a chair for balance and support.

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.

Sugar Creek Reading Lab Club

6:00pm at Community Room A at Sugar Creek

Join us each Wednesday at 6 pm as we listen to interesting stories while improving literacy and critical thinking skills. A reading incentive or snack provided.

Writing the Historical Novel

6:00pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Because our contemporary world is in constant flux, a number of fiction writers have recently been turning to the past for their stories.

Reading Buddies

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.

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

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

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.

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 Mint Hill

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.

Puppet Show

6:30pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

Bring your whole family out to enjoy puppet shows, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

School-age Stories: Spooky Story Camp Out

6:30pm at Patio at Morrison Regional

Listen to interesting stories while improving literacy and critical thinking skills. Come to the library at night for a spooky storytime.

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, July 19, 2018

The Book Club Crawl

6:30am at Plaza Midwood

Join us as we explore local venues and discuss great books. We will keep the conversation light and fun with humor and a social atmosphere. We meet the 4th Monday of every month.

English Literacy for Adults

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

Tiny Tots Storytime:

9:15am at Community Room at South County Regional

AGES 18 to 23 MONTHS (younger toddlers). Stories, music and movement for tiny tots. Storytime is designed to develop language, listening and coordination skills.

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.