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E.g., 10/17/2019

Tuesday, November 12, 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.

Family Storytime

10:15am 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.

Active Reading Workshop (Part 1 of 2)

2:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Come learn fun ideas and activities that you can use to support early literacy at home. Learn how to use the ABC’s of Active Reading one on one with your child.

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.

Rookie Science

4:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Celebrate fossils with us during the month of DINOvember!

Matthews Fiction Writing Group

6:30pm at Community Room at Matthews

Learn the art of the literary critique, get direct feedback on your work, and meet other local writers.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Baby Storytime

9:15am at Matthews

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

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.

English Conversation Club: Global Cafe

12:30pm at Community Room at Matthews

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

Stories in 2 Languages: English and German

6:00pm at Matthews

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

ACT vs. SAT with the Princeton Review: College & Career Connection

6:30pm at Community Room at Matthews

Prepare for college and find out how tests are designed and scored. What’s on the SAT and ACT? View sample problems and test strategies, along with testing timelines.

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.

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.

English Conversation Tutoring

6:00pm at Matthews

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

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.

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 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.