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E.g., 01/17/2019
E.g., 01/17/2019

Thursday, January 17, 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.

STEAM Month: Children's Art Club

Exercise your creativity and learn new skills in a group setting. Join our young artists' club as we explore different media and techniques to make art.

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.

We're Talking Again Book Club

6:00pm at Study Room (Large) at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join us on the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. as we discuss the best in classic, literary, and contemporary African American fiction and nonfiction. Light refreshments will be provided.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Nonprofit Coffee & Conversation

10:00am at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join Charlotte area Nonprofit Attorney and Social Sector Advocate, Rocky Cabagnot, for coffee and conversation as he discusses the NC Charitable Solicitation License and Fundraising Laws.

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.

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, and culture. Self-paced walk-throughs of the exhibit will be available.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

LATIBAH Exhibit Tours

Join us for a guided tour of the LATIBAH exhibit Door of No Return: Story of the Middle Passage.

Listen & Move Storytime

Children and parents will participate in stories, songs and movement activities that build both gross and fine motor skills, which children need to develop in order to read and write.

Reading Buddies

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

LATIBAH Exhibit Tours

Join us for a guided tour of the LATIBAH exhibit Door of No Return: Story of the Middle Passage.

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

LATIBAH Exhibit Tours

Join us for a guided tour of the LATIBAH exhibit Door of No Return: Story of the Middle Passage.

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

Active Reading Workshop: Part 1 of 2

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

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

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.

LATIBAH Exhibit Tours

Join us for a guided tour of the LATIBAH exhibit Door of No Return: Story of the Middle Passage.

Reading Buddies

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

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.

Hands On Charlotte Homework Help

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.

Reading Buddies

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