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E.g., 09/23/2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Preteen Scene

4:00pm at Storytime Nook at Beatties Ford Road Regional

If you are between the ages of 10 and 12, join us for books and literacy activities that help improve your critical thinking skills.

Internet Basics

6:00pm at Computer Lab at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Learn how to access, navigate, and print websites. Get basic techniques for searching the Internet and being safe online.

Reading Buddies

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

Reading Buddies

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

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Preschool Storytime

9:30am at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Engage your preschoolers with books, activities, stories and songs that encourage language and pre-reading skill development in order to help them grow into successful readers

Baby Storytime

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

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

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

Story Explorers: Homeschool Edition

11:00am at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more!This month, we're reading Ish by Peter H.

Learn, Connect, Play: Video Gaming

3:30pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Grab your friends and come play video games and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills.

Reading Buddies

Increase your child’s reading comprehension, spoken word skills and social interactions with a Reading Buddy 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: Dewey and Dragons

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

Participate in the Dungeons and Dragons role-playing game that encourages cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills.

Reading Buddies

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

Reading Buddies

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

Anime Club

6:00pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Are you interested in anime, manga and Japanese culture? Join us for a special showing of an anime episode.

Reading Buddies

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

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Tiny Tots Storytime

10:15am at Randolph Room 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.

College and Career Connection Drop-In

Teens can drop in at the Information Desk for a 30-minute individual session with a staff member to get assistance with college or career applications and information.

Afternoon Adventures

5:00pm at Storytime Nook at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities.

Open Mic Night

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

Can you rock your talent? If you have a talent you want your community to see, this is the event for you! Open Mic is open to any and everyone who has a talent they wish to share.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Book Club Express

12:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join us on the second Friday of each month at noon as we gather to enjoy lunch and a delightful short story!

Saturday, October 13, 2018

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

Community Service for Preteens

11:00am at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

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

Where the Sidewalk Ends: Access America's Parks, Monuments, and Trails

1:00pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join us to learn about the many ways people with visual and physical disabilities can enjoy access to America's parks, monuments, and trails.

Beatties Ford Road Writing Group

2:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Do you like to write? Whether you are published or unpublished, share your works in progress: short stories, poetry or novels. Critiques are available.

Family Storytime

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.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Adult Sensory Storytime

10:30am at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join us for this storytime filled with stories, songs, and activities specifically designed for adults with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, or other developmental disabilitie

Measure Up! Teen Cooking Challenge

3:30pm at Storytime Nook at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Learn how to read a cookbook and follow a recipe to become a successful cook! Join other teens for a step-by-step cooking demonstration.

Small Business Concierge Program - Mecklenburg Co Office of Economic Development

5:00pm at Study Room (Large) at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Need assistance with navigating Charlotte/Mecklenburg County and the State of North Carolina business resources?

Hands on Charlotte Homework Help

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

Join us as trained volunteers from Hands-On Charlotte provide homework assistance to children in grades K-5 for all homework topics. Get the help you need to excel.