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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Toddler Storytime

Toddlers build language skills, participate in music and movement activities, and discover the fun of books. Explore letters, sounds, and new words through stories and activities.

Family 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.

English Conversation Club

All are welcome! Each Wednesday from 11:15-12:00. Join this group to practice communicating in English with other adults in a relaxed group environment.

Lunch & Munch Book Club

12:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Come join our contemporary fiction book club, meeting the first Wednesday of the month. Bring your own lunch or snack and opinions.

Technology Tutoring

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

Tutoring for Teens

**Math Only**Students in grades 6th-12th or early college program can receive free homework help from volunteers in a 1-on-1 session. Sessions available on a first come, first serve basis.

Reading Buddies

If you are between the ages of 5-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session at 5:30, 6, or 6:30 p.m.

History's Mysteries: Witchcraft through the Ages

6:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Join us to explore a historical mystery once a month. This month, we explore the history, the craft, the rituals, the practitioners and the misconceptions surrounding Witchcraft.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Personal Finance Series: Education Planning & Funding

10:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Next to retirement and home purchases, a college education is the greatest expense most families face.

Stories in 2 Languages: Spanish

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.

Preschool Storytime: Listen & Move

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.

Adaptive Experiences for Adults and Teens

1:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Come join us for a fun, interactive program for adults and teens with disabilities and their caregivers.

Library eBooks: 1-on-1 Support Session

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

Friday, September 13, 2019

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.

Charlotte Ghostwriters & Fiction Writers Group

2:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Come join Charlotte Ghostwriters & Fiction Writers Group on the second Friday of the month to gain informational guidance on becoming a ghostwriter or to write your own fiction novel.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Community Service Project

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

Financial Literacy: Health Care Coverage Options for Seniors & Retirees

10:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Are you getting ready to retire, but you don’t yet qualify for Medicare? Are you Medicare eligible, but your spouse needs coverage?

Paws to Read

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Registration required; please call 704-416-4800 opt. 4 to register.

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.

English Literacy for Adults

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

Computación Para Adultos en Español / Technology Tutoring in Spanish

Clases individuales en español de una hora ofrecidas en distintos horarios; incluyendo introducción a la computadora, procesador de palabras, Internet y correo electrónico.

Computación Para Adultos en Español / Technology Tutoring in Spanish

Clases individuales en español de una hora ofrecidas en distintos horarios; incluyendo introducción a la computadora, procesador de palabras, Internet y correo electrónico.

Clases de alfabetización en español para Adultos / Spanish Literacy for Adults

Mejore su escritura, comprensión de lectura y pronunciación con clases individuales en un ambiente amigable. Llame para preguntar y hacer cita. By appointment only.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Active Reading Workshop (Part 2 of 2)

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.

Microsoft Word 2013 Basics

Create, edit and save a document in Microsoft Word. This class is for people with some computer experience but little or no previous word processing experience.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (11AM-12PM) on Monday mornings.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (12PM-1PM) on Monday afternoons.

Tutoring for Teens

**Math Only**Students in grades 6th-12th or early college program can receive free homework help from volunteers in a 1-on-1 session. Sessions available on a first come, first serve basis.

Lego Program

Learn mathematical concepts of sorting, building, and geometry while using Lego building blocks.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (6PM-7PM) on Monday evenings.