Calendar

E.g., 07/17/2019
E.g., 07/17/2019

Wednesday, July 17, 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.

Adult Poetry Club

11:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Join us for an interactive poetry club, share and create original pieces, recite your favorite poetry, or simply enjoy the poetic works of others.

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.

Mobile Technology: Smartphone Basics Using Android Phones

2:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Three-part series, on Wesnesdays (July 17-July 31).

Technology Tutoring

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

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.

Thursday, July 18, 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.

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 1:00 p.m. or 1:30 p.m.

Adaptive Experiences for Adults and Teens

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

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Reptiles and Amphibians

Learn about reptiles and amphibians with stories, bio facts, live animals, and more with staff from Mecklenburg County Parks & Recreation. Space is limited to the first 50 arrivals.

Library eBooks: 1-on-1 Support Session

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

Adult Summer Break Activity Quiz

Calling all adults ages 18+! Complete the weekly Adult Summer Break Activity Quiz & be entered into a drawing to win free rental card and a goodie bag full of treats!

Friday, July 19, 2019

Conexiones que Cuentan/Connections that Count

Un tiempo de cuentos en español con música y actividades para niños de 0 a 5 años de edad. A storytime in Spanish featuring stories, music and activities for children ages 0-5.

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.

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Independence Writers Group

10:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

An open discussion of the art and business of writing short stories, poems and novels. Critiques are available if three to eight copies of materials to be critiqued are provided.

Community Service Project

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

Unplugged: Gaming Club for Adults

Calling all adults ages 18+! Do you enjoy board games such as chess, card games and roleplaying games? Then come join us on the third Saturday of the month for all games Unplugged!

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.

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.

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, July 22, 2019

Computer Basics for Adults and Seniors

9:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Five-part series, on Mondays (July 1-July 29) Covers the basic skills to get around in Windows using a mouse, how to use an easy word processing program, create & edit pictures, and an introduc

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Frontline Puppeteers

Join us for our summer break program, presented by Frontline Puppeteers. This is a 45-minute puppet show based on children's picture books.

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.

STEAM 101: Escape Room

2:30pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Can you “Escape the Room” this fun Sherlock Holmes themed escape room will have you and your friends puzzled. Groups will sign up for 15 minute slots.