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E.g., 10/19/2019

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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: Rasputin: Faith, Power and Madness

6:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Join us to explore a historical mystery once a month: This evening, Rasputin: Faith, Power and Madness in the World of the Romanovs

Thursday, December 12, 2019

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.

Library eBooks: 1-on-1 Support Session

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

Satellite Studios

Want to make your own digital content but don't have the equipment to do so? Independence Regional Satellite Studio has you covered during the fall months!

Amigos Homework Help

Students ages 5-11 can receive free homework help from high school student volunteers in 1-on-1 or group settings. English as a Second Language (ESL) and non-ESL students welcome.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment

Come join a health insurance navigator from the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy as they guide you through the Health Insurance Marketplace Open

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, December 14, 2019

Community Service Project

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

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.

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.

Monday, December 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.

Technology Tutoring

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

Facebook Basics

11:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Learn to navigate the popular social networking site Facebook with confidence and safety. Familiarity with computers and Internet basics required.

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.

Spanish Conversation Club

All are welcome! Each Monday from 5PM-6PM. Join this group to practice communicating in Spanish with other adults in a relaxed group environment. No Registration Required.

Technology Tutoring

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

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (7PM-8PM) on Monday evenings.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Baby Storytime

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

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.

ASC Culture Blocks: Clayworks for Teens

Culture Blocks embraces and celebrates the cultural life and desires of residents, connects communities to arts and culture activities that speak to their interests and seeks to break down barriers

Tutoring for Teens

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.

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.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

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.

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.