Calendar

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E.g., 01/25/2020

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Preschool Storytime

10:15am at Community Room AB at West Boulevard

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.

Technology Tutor: E-Reader One-on-One Support Session

Bring in your device and learn how to access the digital offerings provided by the library.

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.

Portuguese Conversation Club

Discuss current events and obtain insights into Brazilian culture. A native Brazilian Portuguese speaker will aid non-native speakers in improving reading and conversational skills.

English/Spanish Conversation Club

12:30pm at Teen Area at Morrison Regional

An exchange program for adults learning English or Spanish. First 45 minutes are English conversation, second 45 minutes are Spanish.

Makerspace Open Hours

1:00pm at Makerspace at Morrison Regional

The makerspace is open to ages 12 and up. A 3D printer, vinyl cutter, and a wood carver are available for use.

The Writer's Guild

5:30pm at Community Room at University City Regional

Do you need uninterrupted time to write? Would you like feedback on a project?Are you interested in connecting with other local writersWork on your material a quiet environment.

Preteen Scene: Kids Coding (Inside Out)

5:30pm at Children's Programming Room at Hickory Grove

If you are between the ages of 8 and 11, join us for books and literacy activities that help improve your critical thinking skills.

Anime Club

6:00pm at Teen Area at Morrison Regional

Are you interested in anime, manga and Japanese culture? Join our Anime Club and meet other fans! Snacks provided.

Stories in 2 Languages: English and Russian

6:30pm at Community Room at Matthews

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

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

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.

Lunch & Munch Book Club

12:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Come join our contemporary fiction book club, meeting the first Wednesday of the month. Bring your own lunch or snack and opinions.

Makerspace Open Hours

2:00pm at Makerspace at Morrison Regional

The makerspace is open to ages 12 and up. A 3D printer, vinyl cutter, and a wood carver are available for use.

Arabic Tutoring

On Wednesdays, come join us for Arabic Tutoring for Adults. Learn the basic Arabic Language through one-on-one or small group tutoring sessions.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

4:00pm at Sugar Creek

Sign up for a 60-minute computer session with a volunteer or staff member.

Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

5:30pm at Community Room at Morrison Regional

Participate in the Dungeons and Dragons role-playing board game that encourages cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills. Audience: Teens (16-18)

Anime Club For Adults

6:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

For all adults age 18+! Come join our Anime Club for Adults on the first Wednesday of the month. Anime isn't just for kids, the love of this art form and culture transcends ages.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Stories in 2 Languages: English and French

9:15am at Community Room at Matthews

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

Makerspace Instruction: 1-on-1 Support Session

11:00am at Makerspace at Morrison Regional

Sign up for a 60-minute session with a staff member to receive individual instruction on various Morrison Makerspace technologies.

Spanish Conversation Club

11:00am at Teen Area at Morrison Regional

Discuss current events and special topics like cooking and culture or listen to a guest speaker. Only Spanish is spoken and native speakers are there to help with difficult vocabulary and grammar.

Genealogy: Conversation and Discussion

1:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Do you have a family mystery to solve or a favorite relative you would like to learn more about? Join the Matthews Genealogy Discussion Group!

Makerspace Open Hours

2:00pm at Makerspace at Morrison Regional

The makerspace is open to ages 12 and up. A 3D printer, vinyl cutter, and a wood carver are available for use.

Drawing Club

4:00pm at Community Room at Morrison Regional

Longtime Charlotte painter and teacher Alex Clark leads a weekly practice and conversation about drawing, observation, and personality. Open to teens and adults

Dungeons and Dragons for Tweens

Participate in the Dungeons and Dragons role-playing board game that encourages cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills

Teen Writing Group

6:00pm at Teen Area at Morrison Regional

Writers of all experience and skill levels are encouraged to join this group to share work, exchange ideas and feedback, and meet other local amateur writers.

Friday, September 4, 2020

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, September 5, 2020

Makerspace Open Hours

9:00am at Makerspace at Morrison Regional

The makerspace is open to ages 12 and up. A 3D printer, vinyl cutter, and a wood carver are available for use.

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.

Community Service Project Saturday

Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build your leadership skills. Join us Saturdays to do small tasks to help your library.