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E.g., 12/09/2019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Reading Buddies (Bilingual)

6:00pm 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.

Arabic for English Speakers: Basics

Learn basic Arabic in this program for beginners. Listen, speak, read and write for basic communication in Arabic.

Technology Tutor

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.

Family Storytime: Pajama Storytime

6:15pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

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.

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.

Graphic Novel Book Club at Spandex City

6:30pm at Mountain Island

Join us at Spandex City on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm! In December we will be discussing 'Preacher, Book One: Gone to Texas' by Garth Ennis. New members always welcome!

Reading Buddies

6:30pm at Mint Hill

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.*Registration is limited

Reading Buddies (Bilingual)

6:30pm 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 teen volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Literacy Scavenger: Holiday Compound Words!

(All day) at Myers Park

Warm up indoors and celebrate the season by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas

(All day) at Davidson

Get ready for some Hippo-riffic fun! It is time for the Davidson Library Annual Scavenger Hunt "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas"Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

Book Sale: Special Collections and Bound Serials

9:00am at Main Library

In preparation for Main Library's renovation, we are upping our "book sale game" during summer 2019.

Letters to Santa

9:00am at Spangler S & S at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

From November 30th to December 23rd, children and families can stop in Spangler Library and write a letter to Santa. Send him a Wish List or just say hello-ho-ho!

Letters to Soldiers

Write a post card or letter of appreciation to a Soldier. Your letter will be delivered via ImaginOn Staff to A Million Thanks (amillionthanks.org).

Pop-up Coffee Shop @ Beatties Ford Road Regional Library

You can have your books and coffee too - at Beatties Ford Road Regional Library!Stop by the Queens Coffee Bar pop-up coffee shop at BFR every week, Wednesday-Friday from 9:15 a.m.-1 p.m.

Baby Storytime

9:15am at Storytime Room at University City Regional

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

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.

Preschool Storytime

9:30am at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

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.

Toddler Storytime

Toddlers build language skills, participate in music and movement activities, and discover the fun of books. Explore letters, sounds, and new words through stories and activities.

Toddler Storytime

9:30am at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

Toddlers build language skills, participate in music and movement activities, and discover the fun of books. Explore letters, sounds, and new words through stories and activities.

Baby Storytime

9:30am at Children's Programming Room at Hickory Grove

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

Toddler Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

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.

Baby Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

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

Active Reading Workshop: Part 1 of 2

10:00am at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

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.

MS Powerpoint Basics

10:00am at Technology Training Lab at Morrison Regional

Create, edit and save a basic presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint . This class is for people who have mastered basic computer skills.

Literacy & Word Play Group Visit

10:00am at Children/Teen Programming at North County Regional

Participate in literacy-related activities, which may include: scavenger hunts, board games, hands-on technology, and more.

Walk-In Tech Tutoring

10:00am at Davidson

Work with a library staff member to boost your technology skills. Topics include digital devices, computer or internet basics, downloading digital materials or Microsoft Office.

Personal Finance Series: Credit & Credit Reports

10:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Join Angelica Figueroa from the Sharonview Federal Credit Union as she explains the use of credit reports, the process for obtaining and interpreting your

Family Storytime

10:15am at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

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.

Tiny Tots Storytime

10:15am at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Stories, music and movement for tiny tots. Storytime is designed to develop language, listening and coordination skills.

Family Storytime at Good Shepherd Preschool

Bring your family (ages birth to 5) 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.