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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Traveling Blue: Live Music from Latin America to New Orleans

2:00pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

From Latin American folk music to Mississippi blues and traditional Jazz, jazz singer Tenya Colemon and Latin Americansinger Ana Lucia Divins, accompanied by several musicians will share separately

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Collards + Culture: Grand Opening

2:00pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join us for the opening ceremony of the LATIBAH Tours exhibit of the Middle Passage. Enjoy performances, music, food, and culture. Self-paced walk-throughs of the exhibit will be available.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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.

Email Basics Using Gmail

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

If you're new to email, join us to create an email account using Google's free email service, Gmail. Learn to send emails, attach files, manage your contacts and organize your inbox.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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

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.

Learn, Connect, Play: Dewey and Dragons

5:00pm at Study Room (Large) 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.

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.

Gordon C. James, Award Winning Illustrator Visits the Library

5:30pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Come and meet award winning illustrator Gordon C. James. Mr. James will present an inspiring look at how he became an illustrator and demonstrate the art he creates in his books.

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.

Reading Buddies

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

Thursday, January 24, 2019

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.

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.

Reading Buddies

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

STEAM Month: Rookie Science

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

Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Thrilling Thursday

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

Learn new skills and explore new topics with our special presenters and guests.

Collards + Culture: LATIBAH Talk

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

Join members of the LATIBAH Museum on in depth discussion of the semi-permanent exhibit that showcases the life and times of Africans during the Middle Passage.

Saturday, January 26, 2019

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

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.

Finding and Using Online Information

3:00pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Learn to learn! Become self-sufficient in locating and using online Library resources to get trustworthy information for use at home, school or work.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Adult Sensory Storytime

10:30am at Community Room B 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

Monday Movies @ Beatties Ford Road Regional Library

11:30am at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join us for a movie screening of Coco. Light refreshments will be provided - or better yet, why not bring your lunch and enjoy your food with the film?

Preteen Book Club

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

Join us on the fourth Monday of each month at 4:00pm to discuss our chosen book of the month. New members welcome! Light refreshments will be served.

Hands on Charlotte Homework Help

6:00pm at Community Room B 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.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Reading Buddies

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