Calendar

E.g., 11/12/2019
E.g., 11/12/2019

Monday, November 18, 2019

Paws to Read

6:00pm at Matthews

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. 15-minute slots are available. Sign up at the Train Desk.

Job Search Tutor: 1-on-1 Support Session

6:30pm at Matthews

Drop in for a 30-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help developing/editing your resume or cover letter and/or applying for jobs. No registration required.

Family Storytime: Pajama Storytime

7:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

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.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Preschool Storytime

9:15am at Community Room at Matthews

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.

Get to Know the Library Catalog: A Beginner's Guide to Bibliocommons

9:30am at Computer Lab at Matthews

Bibliocommons is the library's online catalog. Learn the basics of searching and browsing the library catalog, placing holds, and managing your library account.

Family Storytime

10:15am at Community Room at Matthews

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.

Family Storytime

11:00am at Community Room at Matthews

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.

History's Mysteries: Chocolate, Burger and Fried Chicken Empires

1:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Workers striking in “Utopia,” redesigning the roadside restaurant, and a gun fight alongside a Kentucky highway.

Paws to Read

3:30pm at Matthews

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. 15-minute slots are available from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sign up at the Train Desk.

Pizza and Pages: Preteen Book Club

4:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Join us on the third Tuesday of each month at 4pm as we discuss an assigned book. New members welcome! Pizza will be served. November's book will be The Loser's Club by Andrew Clements.

Chess Club

5:00pm at Matthews

Chess encourages cooperation, problem solving and strategic thinking skills. Test your skills in 1-on-1 or group chess games. All skill levels welcome, but need to know how to play chess.

Creative Journaling: An Attitude of Gratitude

6:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Come practice writing and self-expression through journaling, coloring, reflection, and other art forms.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Baby Storytime

9:15am at Community Room at Matthews

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

Technology Tutors: One-on-One Support Session

10:00am at Matthews

Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics. Call 704-416-5000 option 4 to register.

Baby Storytime

11:00am at Community Room at Matthews

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

The Pocket-Size Book Club

1:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

The Pocket-Size Book Club is designed for busy adults--we meet every month to discuss books that are no more than 300 pages.

Stories in 2 Languages: English and French

6:30pm at Community Room at Matthews

Engage your child with books, activities, stories, and songs that encourage language development and literacy skills.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Technology Tutors: One-on-One Support Session

10:00am at Matthews

Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics. Call 704-416-5000 option 4 to register.

Family Storytime: Intergenerational Buds to Blossoms

11:00am at Community Room at Matthews

Join us on Thursday, November 21st at 11:00 a.m. For a very special storytime.

Stories in 2 Languages: English and Spanish

12:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

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.

English Conversation Tutoring

6:00pm at Matthews

Do you or someone you know need help learning English? Matthews Library offers free ESL tutoring!

Creative Writing Workshop: Finding Transparency, Voice and Creativity

6:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Join Glenn Proctor for this creative writing workshop. Learn how to uncover individual creativity as it applies to writing about life and truth.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Family Storytime

10:15am at Community Room at Matthews

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.

Family Storytime

11:00am at Community Room at Matthews

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.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Family Storytime

9:15am at Community Room at Matthews

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.

Paws to Read

10:30am at Matthews

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. 15-minute slots are available from 10:30 a.m-12:00 p.m. Sign up at the Train Desk.

English Conversation Club

1:00pm at Matthews

Practice your English speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment. No lectures, just conversation!

NANOWRIMO: Write in

2:30pm at Community Room at Matthews

Participating in NANOWRIMO? Writing is a lonely pursuit so we are offering a space away from your everyday life where you can write with your peers.

Monday, November 25, 2019

Family Storytime

10:15am at Community Room at Matthews

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.

Family Storytime

11:00am at Community Room at Matthews

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.