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E.g., 11/14/2019
E.g., 11/14/2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Storytime in the Park

11:00am at Matthews

We're taking Family Storytime outside! Join us for stories, songs, and movement activities at Squirrel Lake Park. The park is located at 1631 Pleasant Plains Rd. in Matthews, N.C.

Adaptive Program for Teens and Adults

11:00am at Community Room at Matthews

Come join us for a fun, interactive program for teens and adults with disabilities or special needs along with their companions.

English Conversation Tutoring

6:00pm at Matthews

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

CMLibrary Presents Dr. Tom Hanchett: "Food from Home"

6:30pm at Community Room at Matthews

What foods remind you of your growing up?

Books on Tap: Matthews 20s & 30s Book Club

7:00pm at Matthews

Meet us at Seaboard Taproom and Wine Bar for this casual book club! Grab a drink and join the discussion.

Friday, November 15, 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 16, 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.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Extension Master Gardeners

11:00am at Community Room at Matthews

Gardening begins with good soil!

English Conversation Club

1:00pm at Matthews

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

Community Service Saturday

2:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Join us for various service projects as we create items to be used in our community.Two hours of volunteer credit can be earned. Light snacks during break.

Monday, November 18, 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.

Far Horizons Non-Fiction Book Club: Agatha Christie, by Laura Thompson

5:30pm at Community Room at Matthews

Join us for a discussion of Agatha Christie, by Laura Thompson.

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.

English Conversation Tutoring

6:00pm at Matthews

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

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.