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E.g., 11/12/2019
E.g., 11/12/2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Active Reading Workshop: Part 2 of 2

10:30am at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

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.

Genealogy Research: Finding your Ancestors - Together!

2:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Need to research your family history but don’t know where to begin? Confused about print and online resources? Want to connect with others building their family tree?

Reading Buddies

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

Preteen Scene: Girls Who Code

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

Join us as we explore Computer Science Education with national not for profit organizer-Girls Who Code.

Reading Buddies

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

Microsoft Publisher 2013 Basics

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

Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher to design signs, flyers, bookmarks, business cards and more! Basic computer, mouse and word processing skills are required.

Family Storytime: Pajama Storytime

6:15pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road 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.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Preschool Storytime

9:30am at Randolph Room 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.

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

Story Explorers: Homeschool Edition

11:00am at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more!

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

Chess Club

5:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Chess encourages cooperation, problem solving and strategic thinking skills. Learn chess basics and test your skills in 1-on-1 or group chess games.

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.

Reading Buddies

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

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Stories in 2 Languages: English & Spanish

10:30am at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Engage your child with stories, songs, and activities in English and Spanish that support early literacy skill development and expose your child to two languages and cultures.

Write a Winning Resume

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

Learn the tips and strategies to writing a resume that will beat the ATS and get you hired!

BFR Gaming Day

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

Come have the ultimate gaming experience at the library. We have all modern gaming systems to compete and relax with friends.

Cooking for the Holidays with Chef Bazzelle, Owner of Mert's Heart & Soul

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

Join Chef James Bazzelle as he gives us a stellar soul food cooking demonstration that will have your mouth watering.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Small Business Concierge Program - Mecklenburg Co Office of Economic Development

10:00am at Study Room (Large) at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Need assistance with navigating Charlotte/Mecklenburg County and the State of North Carolina business resources?

Volunteer Homework Help

If you have a question about homework or need 1-on-1 assistance, join our volunteer homework helpers every Saturday at 10 am. These sessions are first come, first served.

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

Pay It Forward Saturday

Do you want to help the Library with improving lives and building a stronger community?

Library Codelab: Intro to Web Concepts && Tech Careers

11:00am at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

This introductory workshop covers the fundamentals of web development in layman terms. This is a no-code workshop.

"View The Right Thing" Film Series: Higher Learning

1:00pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Please join us for this monthly film and discussion series paying homage to filmmaker Spike Lee and commemorating the 30th Anniversary of "Do the Right Thing." This month, we will be watching and d

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.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Entrenamiento de lectura activa / Active Reading Mentor Training

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

¡Venga a aprender estrategias divertidas que puede usar en casa o la comunidad para apoyar a los niños con la lectura!

Silver Sundays: Trivia at Beatties Ford Road

2:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Come and join us for Trivia at Beatties Ford Road Library for our Silver Sundays Series! These programs are geared towards older adults, but all are welcome to participate.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Adult Sensory Storytime

10:30am at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join us for this library program filled with literacy-related activities specifically designed for adults with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, or other developmental disabili