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E.g., 06/21/2019

Tuesday, June 11, 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.

English Literacy for Adults

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

English Literacy for Adults

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

Wednesday, June 12, 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.

Health Education: Chair Yoga

2:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Chair Yoga is a gentle style of yoga that can be done while seated in a chair or standing next to a chair and using it for balance and support.

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, June 13, 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.

Adult Summer Break Kickoff: Billy Jones & The Pocket

Come join us for our Summer Break Kickoff featuring the Billy Jones & the Pocket! This dynamite group brings danceable rhythms that are equal parts folk and rhythm and blues.

Adult Summer Break Kickoff: Mobile Technology: Tech Petting Zoo

Considering shopping for technology?...come explore different kinds of tablets and laptops before you buy. Join the library to discuss several key features for mobile computing devices.

Adult Summer Break Kickoff: Library Tour & Scavenger Hunt

In honor of Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's Summer Break take a guided tour of Independence Regional Library and explore the great free resources and services that the library offers.

Summer Break Kickoff

Join us at Independence Regional Library as we kick off our Summer Break program for readers of all ages.

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, June 14, 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, June 15, 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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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, June 17, 2019

Active Reading Workshop (Part 1 of 2)

Learn fun ideas and activities that you can use to support early literacy at home. Discover how to use the ABCs of Active Reading one on one with your child.

Job Seeking: Online Applications

11:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Most employers now require you to submit job applications online. Learn how to find and apply for jobs on the Web, as well as locate additional job searching help.