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Saturday, December 14, 2019

ImaginOn's 2nd Annual Christmas Carol Marathon Reading

12:00pm at Park Family Story Lab at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

A new Christmas tradition in Charlotte, you say? Bah, humbug! Take a break from shopping and come sip some cider with us and celebrate the true spirit of the holidays.

Paws to Read

12:15pm at Children's Play Area at Morrison Regional

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

Reading Buddies

12:30pm at Children's Area at Hickory Grove

If you are between the ages of 5-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a library volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

English Conversation Club

1:00pm at Matthews

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

Visual Arts Workshop with Live Music

1:00pm at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Community School of the Arts will provide a visual art workshop series, with a different project activity each workshop.

Holiday Color Therapy

1:00pm at Sugar Creek

If you’re stressed out from the Holiday hustle and bustle join us at the Sugar Creek Library to De-stress yourself with Color Therapy. Bring the entire family for a calming event.

Senior Saturday One-on-One Tech Tutoring

1:30pm at Davidson

Sign up for a 30-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Special Community Service Project: Be a Preteen Volunteer and Present a Program!

1:30pm at Myers Park

Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build leadership skills. Join us on December 14 to help present our preteen holiday program.

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. As much as 1.5 hours of volunteer credit can be earned. Light snacks during break.

Senior Saturday One-on-One Tech Tutoring

2:00pm at Davidson

Sign up for a 30-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Super Saturday: Holiday Harps

2:00pm at Public Lobby at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Enjoy the festive sounds of the season, played by young harpists of the Charlotte Symphony. Event is FREE.

Family Storytime

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.

Genealogy 1-1 Research Session

2:00pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

Learn to trace your roots and family history in an individualized one on one session. Learn how to get started and tips for research.

Story Explorers: Build It!

Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more!

Community Service Project for Preteens

2:00pm at Community Room at University City Regional

Do you want to help the Library with improving lives and building a stronger community?

Computación Para Adultos en Español / Technology Tutoring in Spanish

Clases individuales en español de una hora ofrecidas en distintos horarios; incluyendo introducción a la computadora, procesador de palabras, Internet y correo electrónico.

Story Explorers

2:00pm at Community Room at Steele Creek

Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more!

Paint and Sip Tea

2:00pm at Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

Paint and sip tea with us! Join us for this fun and casual art experience as we create a painting on canvas, perfect for a holiday gift or just for you to admire in your home.

Beatties Ford Road Writing Group

2:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Do you like to write? Whether you are published or unpublished, share your works in progress: short stories, poetry or novels. Critiques are available.

CML Presents Martha Clippinger

2:30pm at Community Room B at North County Regional

Meet Martha Clippinger, the artist responsible for art installation at North County Regional Library.

Senior Saturday One-on-One Tech Tutoring

2:30pm at Davidson

Sign up for a 30-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Story Explorers: Holly Jolly Saturday!

2:30pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

If you are between the ages of 8 and 12, join us for this holiday celebration that will include books, fun games and other literacy activities, music, food, and prizes!

Anime Club for Adults

2:30pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Are you interested in anime, manga and Japanese culture?

Senior Saturday One-on-One Tech Tutoring

3:00pm at Davidson

Sign up for a 30-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Computación Para Adultos en Español / Technology Tutoring in Spanish

Clases individuales en español de una hora ofrecidas en distintos horarios; incluyendo introducción a la computadora, procesador de palabras, Internet y correo electrónico.

*RESCHEDULED* Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Black Wall Streets, USA

3:00pm at Off Site at Main Library

(New location: Wells Fargo Playhouse) Join Levine Museum of the New South's Historian, Dr. Willie Griffin, as he discusses Black Wall Streets.

Learn, Connect, Play: Wii-U Gaming

3:00pm at The Block in Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Preteens ages 7-11, grab your friends and come play Wii-U and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills. Players can sign in starting at 2:45 p.m.

Chess Club

3:00pm at Mint Hill

Come learn chess basics and test your skills in 1-on-1 or group chess games at this event hosted by a teen volunteer. Ages 5 to 18. No registration required.

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Service Sunday Hours

Need community service hours for school? Join us for a unique service day where you can earn community service hours, while also giving back to the Library.

Makerspace *Family Time*

The Makerspace is open to teens and preteens ages 10-18 and their parent(s) or caregiver(s) working on a project together.