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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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.

Reading Buddies

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

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.

Active Reading Workshop Part 2

5:00pm 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.

Reading Buddies

5:00pm at Children's Programming Room 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.

Homework Help 101

5:00pm at Small Meeting Room at West Boulevard

Learn how to find and use library materials and information resources in this introduction to the library's online catalog, homework help options, and electronic databases.

Sugar Creek Reading Lab Club

5:00pm at Sugar Creek

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

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

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

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.

Teen Tutoring: Homework Help

5:30pm at Scaleybark

Students in grades 6th-12th or in the early college program can receive free homework help from volunteers in a 40-minute session-5:30 P, 6:10 P or 6:50 P.

Networking with LinkedIn Basics

5:30pm at Conference Room at Steele Creek

If you don't have a LinkedIn account and want to learn more about using LinkedIn to market yourself and network, this class is for you!

Reading Buddies

5:30pm at Children's Programming Room 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.

Learning Circle: Social Media Marketing

6:00pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

In conjunction with Boston University, join us for this Social Media Marketing Course where you'll learn how to create and measure social media content to market and grow your business or personal

Reading Buddies

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

Investing 101

6:00pm at Community Room at Morrison Regional

Get an overview of investment options and an explanation of how the markets work. Learn about planning and your investment options.

Preteen Book Club

6:00pm at Storytime Room at University City Regional

join us on the last Wednesday of each month from 6pm to 7pm. This month we will be discussing Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya. Copies may be available at the branch.

CPCC Crossroads Cafe / Aprenda inglés con Crossroads Cafe

6:00pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

If you speak some English but want to improve your communication skills, please join this class offered by Central Piedmont Community College. Get answers to difficult language questions.

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.

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

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

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, September 27, 2018

Community Crossword Puzzle (Self Directed)

(All day) at Myers Park

Celebrate Freedom to Read with a community crossword puzzle created by professionalcrossword puzzle designer Angela Olson Halsted and Doug Peterson, whose work hasappeared in the New York Times and

Tiny Tots Storytime (ages 18-23 months)

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.

Active Reading Workshop (Part 2 of 2)

9:15am at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Learn fun ideas and activities that you can use to support early literacy at home. Learn how to use the ABCs of Active Reading one on one with your child.

Toddler Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Steele Creek

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.

Baby Storytime

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