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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

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

Reading Mentor Training

5:30pm at Community Room at Morrison Regional

Come learn fun strategies that you can use to support literacy at home or in the community! Learn how to use the ABC s of Active Reading one-on-one with a child in grades K-3.

Puppet Show: Holiday Extravaganza

6:00pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

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.

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Session

6:00pm at Study Room A at Hickory Grove

One-on-one computer help sessions with a technology tutor.

Reading Buddies

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

Stories in 2 Languages: English and German

6:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

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

Mecklenburg Marauders; the Harry Potter Alliance at Armored Cow Brewing Co.

6:00pm at Community Room at University City Regional

Attention muggles! Bring Harry Potter to life at Armored Cow Brewing Co.

Spanish / English Conversation Club

6:00pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

Practice with native speakers. First 45 minutes will be Spanish practice, followed by 45 minutes of English conversation. Feel free to drop in for one or the other, or even better, both!

History's Mysteries: Rasputin: Faith, Power and Madness

6:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Join us to explore a historical mystery once a month: This evening, Rasputin: Faith, Power and Madness in the World of the Romanovs.

Reading Buddies

6:00pm at West Boulevard

If you are between the ages of 5-12, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with an adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Reading Buddies

6:30pm at West Boulevard

If you are between the ages of 5-12, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with an adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Reading Buddies

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

Reading Buddies

7:00pm at West Boulevard

If you are between the ages of 5-12, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with an adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

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!

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!

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.

Microsoft Excel 2016 Basics

9:30am at Computer Lab at Matthews

In this introductory workshop, create a simple spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel. Learn to format cells, insert row and columns, and the basics of formulas.

Toddler Storytime

9:30am at Community Room AB at West Boulevard

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

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

Baby Storytime

9:30am at Children/Teen Programming at North County Regional

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 Steele Creek

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 Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

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

Write Like You Mean It

10:00am at Dalton Room at Main Library

Take a creative leap into the unknown. Explore the world of writing with fun prompts, field trips, guest speakers and supportive listeners. This group is open to anyone who enjoys writing.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

10:00am at Cornelius

Sign up for a 30-minute individual session with a volunteer or staff member to get help with specific computer or e-book questions. Call 704-416-3800 to make an appointment.

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.

Family Storytime

10:15am at Storytime Room at University City Regional

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.