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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Genealogy Research: Finding your Ancestors - Together!

2:00pm at Computer Lab 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?

Microsoft Word 2013 Intermediate

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

Join us for a follow up to the Microsoft Word 2013 Basics class. After a brief review, we'll discuss paragraph formatting, headers & footers, and other more advanced topics.

Family Storytime: Pajama Storytime

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, February 12, 2020

Active Reading Workshop (Part 2 of 2)

9:30am 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.

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

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

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

Dewey and Dragons

Learn, Connect, Play: Dewey and Dragons is Dungeons and Dragons at the library!

Thursday, February 13, 2020

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.

BFR Gaming Day

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

Surviving Adulthood: Resources to Help Pay for College w/ CFNC

6:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Ever think college was not an option because you couldn’t afford it?

Saturday, February 15, 2020

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?

"View The Right Thing" Film Series @ The Harvey B. Gantt Center

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 wrapping up th

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, February 16, 2020

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, February 17, 2020

Adult Sensory Storytime

10:30am at Randolph Room 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

Cultural Exploration: Black History Month

1:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Come celebrate Black History Month featuring Storytelling with Mother Minter—Freedom Quilt Series.

STEAM 101: Art Club

3:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join us for Art Club! We provide some supplies and your provide the creativity. This program promotes creativity, imagination and story building.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Preschool Storytime: Listen & Move

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

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.

Dewey and Dragons

Dewey and Dragons is Dungeons and Dragons at the library! Enjoy this role-playing game that encourages cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills.

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.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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.

Baby Storytime

10:15am at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

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

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

Teen Summit

Join us for a round-table discussion on and learn more about social issues-e.g., cyber-bullying, dating violence, LGBT issues, etc and how to access resources to help you navigate a changing world.

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

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

Thursday, February 20, 2020

1-on-1 Adult Reading Support Session (By Appointment Only)

Increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a library volunteer/staff member during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Tiny Tots Storytime

10:30am at Randolph Room 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.