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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Paws to Read

5:45pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot the Monday prior to the session.

Lego Club: Blocks and Books

6:00pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

Explore engineering through stories, hands-on educational activities, & manipulatives. Bring your imagination. LEGO blocks are provided.

ESL Class for Adults

6:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Nine-part series, on Thursdays (September 20 - November 15). Please join us to practice speaking, listening, reading and writing English in a supportive and engaging class. All levels welcome!

Teen Tutoring: Homework Help

Students in grades 6-12 can receive free homework help from volunteers in a 45-minute session. See Other Info for specific subjects.

English Conversation Club: Global Cafe

6:00pm at Community Room Full at Sugar Creek

Practice your English speaking and listening skills in a relaxed environment. No lectures just conversation.

Reading Buddies

6:00pm 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.

Knit, Chat & Read Community Group

6:00pm at Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

Join us at the library to make new friends and share conversation while improving your knitting skills, getting help on a project, and creating handmade items for charities or personal use.

Reading Buddies

6:00pm at Matthews

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.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Thrilling Thursday

6:00pm at Patio at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Participate in solving various riddles that will test your brain power.

Paws to Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Paws to Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Family Storytime

6:30pm at Storytime Room at University City Regional

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.

Paws to Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

English Conversation Club

6:30pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

Improve your pronunciation and increase your confidence as you practice speaking and listening skills in a relaxed environment with different discussion topics every week. All levels welcome!

Pajama Storytime

6:30pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

Bring your whole 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.

Paws to Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Friday, September 28, 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

Wills for Seniors and Veterans

9:00am at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Are you at least 60 years old or a veteran?

Creating with Books

9:00am at Community Room at Matthews

Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities.This program is for children ages 3-5.

English Tutoring: 1-on-1 Support Session

If you need help learning English, visit University City Library or call 704-416-7200 to sign up for a 1 hour individual session with a volunteer.

Community Learning Time

9:30am at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

Children learn about language and literacy through play. Manipulatives and toys will be available for families of children from birth to age 5 to play together.

Family Storytime

Bring your family (ages birth to 5) 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.

Family Storytime

10:15am at Community Room at Matthews

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.

Family Storytime

10:30am at Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Bring your whole 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.

Little Mystery Book Club

10:30am at Conference Room at Steele Creek

Join us for a discussion of God Save the Child by Robert B. Parker. Led by a staff member. New members are welcome. Light refreshments will be available.

Banned Book Cover Art

11:00am at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Did you know that some of your favorite books have been banned? Join other artists to create new cover art for popular challenged book titles.

Family Storytime

11:00am at Community Room at Matthews

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.

Learning Circles: Creating Online Courses

11:30am at JHC- Computer Lab A at Main Library

Lightly-facilitated study groups for learners who want to take online courses together, in-person.

Family History / Genealogy for Beginners: 1-on-1 Support Session

Need to research your family history but don’t know where to begin? Confused about print and online resources? Get one-on-one help with tracing your family tree.

Writer's Workshop: The Art of Storytelling: How Music Influences Writing

1:00pm at Community Room Full at West Boulevard

Join writer Tiffany B. Grantham for a writing workshop on musical influence in writing through characters, mood and dialogue.