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E.g., 09/19/2018
E.g., 09/19/2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Session

11:00am at Study Room A at Hickory Grove

One-on-one computer help sessions with a technology tutor. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, library resources, and online applications.

Family Storytime

11:00am at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

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.

Baby Storytime

11:00am at Community Room at Matthews

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

Talk Like a Pirate Day

Ahoy Mateys! Join us for a Jolly Roger storytime with swashbucklin' activities to follow. Ages 4 and up.

Homeschool Rally for Teens: Epic Spelling Bee

Join us in The Loft for our Epic Spelling Bee! Homeschoolers will be able to compete in a friendly yet challenging spelling competition open for ages 10-18.

Family Storytime

11:00am at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

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.

Preschool Storytime

11:15am at Community Room at Mint Hill

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.

English Conversation Club: Global Cafe

12:00pm at Community Room at South County Regional

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

Afternoon Adventures: Hispanic Heritage Month - Seek and Find Outside!

12:45pm at Myers Park

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

Cultural Exploration: Fiesta de Amigos

1:00pm at Community Room Full at Sugar Creek

Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month through theme related activities, storytelling dancing and a tasting.

Technology Tutoring and Job Prep Resources

1:00pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Need assistance with your resume, job search application, email or with Microsoft Office? Drop by on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays between 1 and 3 P.M. to receive help from a tutor.

Adult Sensory Story Time

1:30pm at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

Join us

Story Explorers: Pirates Ahoy!

1:30pm at Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Explore books and stories through activities that include math, science, games and more. This special program is part of our "Talk Like a Pirate Day!" activities.

STEM 101 for pre-teens and teens

2:00pm at Mint Hill

Participate in a variety of hands-on science experiments, engineering projects, or Math puzzles. Ages 10-18. Registration is required.

Puzzle Generator

2:00pm at Makerspace at Morrison Regional

Learn how to create a puzzle using Carvey CNC Machine. Space limited please register. It is strongly recommended to create an account in easel before attending program.

Technology/Job Tutor: 1-on-1 Support Session

2:00pm at Reference Computers at Mountain Island

Sign up for a 60-minute session with Library Staff or a Library Volunteer to get help with computer or internet basics, Microsoft Office, email, ebooks, or job help assistance.

Puzzle Generator Workshop

Get acquainted with Morrison Maker Space and make a fun DIY puzzle using Easel and Carvey (CNC).

Library eBooks: 1-on-1 Support Session

2:00pm at Training Lab at South County Regional

Book an individual training session on borrowing eBooks for your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (2PM-3PM) on Wednesday afternoons.

English Literacy for Adults

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

Microsoft Excel 2013 Basics

2:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Jobs/CareersIn this introductory workshop, create a simple spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel.

Rookie Science: No Bake Apple Pie

2:00pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments about cooking and apples! Registration required: Call (704) 416-3800 to register.

Talk Like a Pirate Day: Hook

2:30pm at Community Room at South County Regional

Join us for a special showing of Hook.

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Support Session

3:00pm at Internet Floor at Mountain Island

Sign up for a 60-minute session with Library Staff or a Library Volunteer to get help with computer or internet basics, Microsoft Office, email, ebooks, or job help assistance.

Library eBooks: 1-on-1 Support Session

3:00pm at Training Lab at South County Regional

Book an individual training session on borrowing eBooks for your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop.

Cultural Exploration: Hispanic Heritage Month

3:30pm at Community Room Full at Sugar Creek

Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

Now Showing: Teen Movie TBD

3:30pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join us for a special showing of a popular teen movie. Title TBD. Light refreshments will be served.

Reading Buddies

4:00pm 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.

Homework Study Zone

4:00pm at Scaleybark

Drop by the library for the Study Zone Monday-Thursday. Spread out in the TEEN ZONE and get some school work done, study for tests, or get free online tutoring using our Chrome books.

Rookie Science Jr: The Sun

4:00pm at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This month, we talk about the science of the sun.