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E.g., 10/24/2018
E.g., 10/24/2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Learn Basic Spanish and Practice Conversation

11:00am at Community Room at University City Regional

Practice your Spanish speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment, while also learning basic words and phrases. No lectures, just conversation!

Family Storytime

11:15am at Children's Area at Mint Hill

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.

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)

Engage your preschooler with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to become a successful reader.

Puppet Show

Bring your whole family out to enjoy puppet shows, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Preschool Storytime: Listen & Move: The Kindness Project

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.

Technology Tutor

12:00pm at Reference Area at University City Regional

One-on-one computer help sessions with a technology tutor. Topics covered include but are not limited to Microsoft Office, Internet, email and online applications. Sessions are 30 minutes.

Great American Read: Lunchtime Series

12:00pm at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

Join us to watch each weekly installment of the Great American Read series from PBS. Bring your lunch or order from cooperating local restaurants. Mention “Great American Read”.

Spanish Book & Film Discussion Club

12:30pm at Conference Room B at South County Regional

Share/discuss books and films you have enjoyed while practicing your Spanish language skills. All who have a comfortable intermediate level of Spanish speaking are encouraged to join.

Technology Tutoring and Job Prep Resources

1:00pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Need assistance with your resume, job search application, email or with Microsoft Office? Drop by on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays between 1 and 3 P.M. to receive help from a tutor.

Grant-Ready Program Development and Operation Series

1:00pm at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library & Foundation Center, South present:Part 2 - Part 2- Ecosystem Identification and Connecting for Greater ImpactRegardless of their organizational or personal missio

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Session

Tech Tutor Volunteer Bill Parish will work with you on basic computer skills and some Microsoft software.

Library eBooks: 1-on-1 Support Session

Book an individual training session on borrowing eBooks for your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop.

Technology Tutor

2:00pm at Mint Hill

Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a volunteer or staff member to get help with specific computer or e-book questions. Call 704-416-5200, ext. 4 to make an appointment.

Kitchen Chemistry

Teens will explore chemistry as seen in cooking, one of the oldest and most widespread uses of applied chemistry.

College and Career Connection Drop-In

Teens can drop in at the Information Desk for a 30-minute individual session with a staff member to get assistance with college or career applications and information.

Reading Buddies

Increase your child’s reading comprehension, spoken word skills and social interactions with a Reading Buddy session.

Learn, Connect, Play: Video Gaming

3:30pm at Teen Corner at University City Regional

Grab your friends and come play on the PS4 or X-Box 360 and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills.

Teen Tutoring For School Age Children

4:00pm at Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

Come and get help with elementary-level reading, math or homework from a Teen Tutor. Call to register for a 30 minute session. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

Now Showing: Spooky Movies

Join us for a special showing of spooky movies in the Loft.

Reading Buddies

Increase your child’s reading comprehension, spoken word skills and social interactions with a Reading Buddy session.

Homework Study Zone

4:00pm at Scaleybark

Drop by the library for the Study Zone Monday-Thursday. Spread out in the TEEN ZONE and get some school work done, study for tests, or get free online tutoring using our Chrome books.

Amigos Homework Help

Students ages 5-11 can receive free homework help from high school student volunteers in 1-on-1 or group settings. English as a Second Language (ESL) and non-ESL students welcome.

Reading Buddies

4:00pm at Davidson

Children in rising-K-5th grades can increase reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a teen library volunteer during a 30-minute one-on-one session.

Paws to Read

4:00pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot the Monday prior to the session.

Paws to Read

4:15pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot the Monday prior to the session.

Paws to Read

4:30pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot the Monday prior to the session.

Paws to Read

4:45pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot the Monday prior to the session.

STEAM Month: Rookie Science

5:00pm at Storytime Nook at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments.

Paws to Read

5:00pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot the Monday prior to the session.

Tutoring for Teens: Math Only

Grades 6th - 12th. 30 minute, 1-on-1 sessions available on a first come, first serve basis. Please come to the Reference desk to sign up, no sooner than 4:45 on the day of tutoring.