E.g., 02/19/2018
E.g., 02/19/2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

African American Inventors

11:00am at Sugar Creek

Stop by the lobby and test your knowledge of African American Inventors.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

11:00am at Training Lab at South County Regional

Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics. Call 704-416-6600 option 4 to register.

Apply Now 101

11:00am at JHC- Computer Lab A at Main Library

Get individual help to create a resume, search and apply for jobs online.

Tiny Tots Storytime

11:15am at Community Room at Mint Hill

Stories, music and movement for tiny tots. Storytime is designed to develop language, listening and coordination skills. [This program is for 18-23 month olds.]

Baby Storytime:

11:15am at Community Room at South County Regional

Babies (birth to 17 months) experience brain stimulation through language and socialization. Engage your little one with new sights and sounds through books, songs, and rhymes.

Preschool Storytime

11:15am at Storytime Room at University City 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.

Family Storytime

11:30am 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.

Breastfeeding Basics

12:00pm at Children's Activities-Floor at University City Regional

Learn how breastfeeding works, latch and positioning techniques, how to know when and how long your baby needs to nurse, how to produce enough milk, breast care, preventing and managing breastfeedi

Chapter 3 Book Club

1:00pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

Join the Chapter 3 Book Club as we read Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka.

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.

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Session

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

Technology Tutors 1-on-1 Support Session

2:00pm at Community Room A at West Boulevard

Sign up for a 60 minute individual session with a staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Homeschool Tuesday: Microsoft Word 2013 Basics for Teens

2:00pm at Training Lab at South County Regional

Create, edit and save a document in Microsoft Word. This class is for people with some computer experience but little or no previous word processing experience.

Adult Sensory Program

2:00pm at Community Room at South County Regional

Join us for a fun, interactive program filled with books, music and activities.

Teens: ASC Culture Blocks & CM Library Presents: Clayworks

Everyone is invited to join us for hands on workshops to learn how to texturize and manipulate the clay to create your own art work.

Learn, Connect, Play: Board Games

3:00pm at Spangler Quiet Zone at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Participate in board games that encourage cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills.

Teen Writing Group

4:00pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Teen 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.

English Literacy for Adults

On Tuesdays, improve your fluency, pronunciation and reading comprehension in a supportive group environment. Native Speakers and ESL students proficient in English are both welcomed.

1-on-1 Research Help

4:00pm at Teen Area at Morrison Regional

Need help finding articles for your research paper? Online database instruction is available on Tuesdays. Sign up for a free 30-minute individual session with our Teen Librarian

Homework Help

4:00pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

If you are between the ages of 5-11 come receive free homework help from a Cornelius Library volunteer in 1-on-1 or group settings. This is a drop-in program - no registration required!

Measure Up! Teen Cooking Challenge: Pizza

4:00pm at Community Room Full at West Boulevard

Learn how to read a cookbook and follow a recipe to become a successful cook! Join other teens for a step-by-step cooking demonstration with Staff at the West Blvd Branch!

Paws to Read

4:00pm at Davidson

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog.

Make at ImaginOn: Vinyl 101

Teen & Pre-Teen makers will explore a STEM-based activity during this program.

Collards & Culture: LATIBAH Collard Green Museum

4:00pm at Hickory Grove

The Hickory Grove Library is honored to host the LATIBAH Collard Green Museum exhibit during African American month.

Amigos Homework Help

4:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

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 (1st to 3rd grade)

4:00pm at Cornelius

If you are in grades 1-3rd, increase your reading confidence, fluency, & comprehension by reading aloud with a library volunteer during a 30 minute 1-on-1 session.

Satellite Studio Session

4:30pm at Lobby at North County Regional

Learn how to create digital media and produce audio and video content, while gaining experience with new technologies and devices.

Reading Buddies (Ages 5 to 11)

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a teen volunteer. Please register for one 30 minute time slot.

Creating with Books: Birdfeeders

4:30pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

Listen to stories about birds and extend learning by creating a bird feeder that will take care of local birds.

Reading Buddies

4:30pm at Steele Creek

If you are in grades K-5, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a teen or adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.